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Retention Rates Rise At SIU

Retention rates are on the rise at Southern Illinois University Carbondale. Interim Provost Dr. Susan Ford says the preliminary retention rate this year is 68.4-percent – an eight-percent increase from last year and the highest number SIU-C Continue Reading »

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Durbin, Oberweis Meet In Final Debate

CHICAGO (AP) — The Illinois candidates for U.S. Senate are sparring over immigration reform and anti-violence policies in their final televised debate ahead of next week’s election. Chicago’s WTTW-TV hosted the Wednesday forum for Democratic U.S. Sen. Continue Reading »