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When was the last time you cleaned out your inbox or scrubbed the apps on your phone that you don't use?

With spring cleaning on the minds of many, tech experts say home computers also need cleaning - that is, the email inbox and hard drive.

Illinois State Police are urging Firearm Owners Identification card holders to apply early as many come up for renewal.

Illinois officials say they delivered personal data involving more than 4,000 people to incorrect addresses.

A statement Friday indicated that 4,136 clients of the Departments of Human Services or Healthcare and Family Services Friday have been notified of the breach.

The Illinois House Friday failed to pass legislation meant to protect health insurance benefits under Obamacare.

The measure would prevent Illinois from seeking waivers from the federal law's requirements - like the one that say insurance companies cannot exclude people with pre-existing conditions.

Fatal Crash in Jackson County

Apr 20, 2018

One person was killed in a single vehicle crash Thursday afternoon in Jackson County.

The Jackson County Sheriff's Office responded to the crash on Highway 51 near Traux Traer Road in Elkville.

Legislation that would separate SIU Carbondale and SIU Edwardsville has passed out of a House Committee.

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Two unions at SIU-Carbondale say they are owed contractually required pay raises.

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Another candidate is complicating Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner’s reelection campaign.

Thursday, state Senator Sam McCann, a Republican from Plainview, announced a third-party bid for the state’s top office. 

Midcontinent Student Conference of the American Society of Civil Engineers
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Hundreds of Engineering students are gathering at SIU this weekend for an annual conference.

It’s been almost a decade since SIU hosted the Midcontinent Student Conference of the American Society of Civil Engineers.

Event organizer Larissa Root says over the next few days’ students from 14 universities will participate in presentations, networking sessions, and competitions.

“These students have worked very hard over the past year on their project weather that be putting together a steel bridge or a canoe made out of concrete.”

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The issue of school safety remains a hot topic as another academic year winds down.

Wednesday, Baysinger Architects in Marion hosted a School Building Safety Lunch and Learn for area school and law enforcement officials.

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