State and Local News


Mike Henry 07-01-2015

Tom Miller sits down with Carbondale Mayor Mike Henry to discuss a proposed residency requirement which would affect high-ranking city employees.

Andrew Hart 07-01-2015

Tom Miller sits down with Andrew Hart, one of the organizers of the Bluegill Music Festival, to discuss the details of this year’s event.

John Bradley 06-30-2015

Tom Miller speaks with IL State Rep. John Bradley (D-Marion) about the budget impasse on the final day of the 2015 fiscal year.

Sharee Langenstein 06-30-2015

Tom Miller sits down with Sharee Langenstein, an Attorney specializing in Constitutional Law about the Supreme Court decision regarding same-sex marriage

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  • Greece enters uncharted territory after referendum 'no' vote July 6, 2015
    ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece lurched into uncharted territory and an uncertain future in Europe's common currency Sunday after voters overwhelmingly rejected demands by international creditors for more austerity measures in exchange for a bailout of its bankrupt economy.
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  • Fans cheer as Princess Charlotte christened on royal estate July 5, 2015
    LONDON (AP) — Prince William and his wife, Kate, marked a milestone for their newborn baby Princess Charlotte on Sunday — a christening ceremony on Queen Elizabeth II's country estate that was steeped in royal tradition.
  • Captured New York fugitive moved to prison from hospital July 5, 2015
    Captured prison escapee David Sweat was released on Sunday from a New York hospital where he had been treated for gunshot wounds and moved to a prison more than 250 miles from the one he fled, authorities said. Sweat, captured last Sunday following a three-week manhunt, will be locked up alone in a cell for […]
  • Maine man dies after trying to light firework on his head July 5, 2015
    Devon Staples, 22, of Calais, Maine, was drinking and celebrating the holiday in a friend's backyard when he placed the fireworks mortar tube on his head around 10 p.m., said Stephen McCausland, a spokesman for the state Department of Public Safety. McCausland said it was unclear whether the firework was already lit, or whether Staples […]
  • Police kill gunman inside posh downtown Austin hotel July 5, 2015
    The shootings at the Omni Austin Hotel, about four blocks from the Texas state Capitol, happened just before 5 a.m. CDT, police said. A 911 caller reported a man walking around with a gun in the lobby of the hotel, a sleek high-rise with a soaring atrium overlooking the city's historic Sixth Street district, said […]
  • A family divided: Emotions run high as Greeks vote July 5, 2015
    ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Dimitris is voting "yes" because he fears Greece would be in danger if it leaves the European Union. His daughter Alexandra is voting "no" because she is tired of richer European nations bossing Greece around.
  • Obama speechwriter reveals secret same-sex marriage at White House July 4, 2015
    During a special presentation of the popular live storytelling podcast The Moth at this year’s Aspen Ideas festival, former Obama speechwriter Jon Lovett shared a story about how, years before gay marriage would become legal nationwide, he secretly performed a same-sex marriage at the White House.
  • Tunisia declares state of emergency after beach attack July 5, 2015
    President Beji Caid Essebsi on Saturday declared a state of emergency following last week's beach massacre claimed by jihadists that he said had left Tunisia facing a "special type of war". In a televised address to the nation, Essebsi said the state of emergency, effective from Saturday for a 30-day period, was decided on after […]
  • Presidential candidates campaign in July Fourth parades July 4, 2015
    Alongside the patriotic music and waving flags Saturday in parades across Iowa and New Hampshire were clear reminders of a presidential race coming up next year: Red balloons promoting "Jeb! 2016," a tractor draped in a Rick Perry banner and dutiful volunteers holding signs and chanting for their chosen candidates.