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Carbondale's mayor says he's moving forward after two domestic incidents this year... and wants his critics to do the same.

WSIU's Jennifer Fuller talks with Carbondale Mayor Mike Henry and City Manager Gary Williams.


Carbondale's Mayor says a weekend incident at his home can be explained by "hurt feelings in a difficult family situation."

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Part of SIU-Carbondale's 3rd annual Day of Giving included the kickoff of the school's 150th anniversary celebration.
 
During an event Wednesday at Morris Library, a huge gift box opened with students dancing to celebrate the many different career paths offered at SIU-C.

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A Carbondale native is throwing his hat into the ring for mayor.

Nathan Colombo owns a small business called Brand Advocacy Group, which provides digital media services for other local businesses around the region.

Carbondale mayor Mike Henry announced Friday he is running for reelection.

SIU Move-In Weekend is Underway

Aug 16, 2018
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Traffic is noticeably busier in Carbondale and the SIU-C campus as students move in for the upcoming fall semester.

Mayor Mike Henry even helped with the move-in along with plenty of other volunteers.

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A group of regional leaders is voicing its concern about the SIU Board of Trustees consideration of a fund shift between the Carbondale and Edwardsville campuses.

Carbondale Mayor Mike Henry organized the gathering Wednesday at the Civic Center.

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WSIU's Jennifer Fuller talks with Carbondale Mayor Mike Henry and City Manager Gary Williams about city action that cancelled a potential concert over the weekend due to safety concerns.

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WSIU's Jennifer Fuller talks with Carbondale Mayor Mike Henry about recent discussions between the city and Carbondale Park District.

Mayors around Illinois are asking lawmakers for help to put a Home Rule referendum on the November ballot. 

WSIU's Jennifer Fuller talks with Carbondale Mayor Mike Henry and City Manager Gary Williams about projects in the downtown area, as well as the "Town-Gown" relationship with SIUC.

Student Affairs at SIU-Carbondale held a memorial service for the five university students that died in an early morning fire at Pyramid Apartments 25 years ago.

The service Wednesday was held at the memorial stone near the boat dock on Campus Lake.

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SIU, the City of Carbondale and VFW Post 2605 held a joint Veterans Day ceremony Friday at the Veterans Memorial Plaza in Carbondale.

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A building that housed a well-known bar in Carbondale for nearly three decades is gone.

The City of Carbondale demolished Sidetracks on Tuesday.

WSIU's Jennifer Fuller talks with Carbondale Mayor Mike Henry and City Manager Gary Williams about their rebuilding efforts - both downtown redevelopment and relationships.

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Carbondale Mayor Mike Henry stressed transparency and greater access for the community during his State of the City address.

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Carbondale Mayor Mike Henry delivered his first State of the City address Tuesday at the Chamber of Commerce monthly luncheon.

The Carbondale City Council will vote on an amended contract for Chief of Police Jeff Grubbs.