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IDPH Wednesday Reported 2,273 New Confirmed COVID-19 Cases in Illinois

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) Wednesday reported 2,273 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 35 additional confirmed deaths. This brings the total number of cases to 293,274 cases, including 8,672 deaths, in Illinois. The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test from

Joppa Power Plant to Shut Down by 2025

DALLAS, TX – Vistra Energy Group says that the Joppa Power Plant in Massac County is set for closure by 2025. In a press release sent out by the Energy Group Wednesday morning, the company announced that they will be closing their Illinois and Ohio based coal fired power plants by the end of the

City of Carbondale Names Interim Chief of Police

CARBONDALE – City Manager Gary Williams has named Deputy Chief Stan Reno as the Interim Chief of Police. Deputy Chief Reno will replace Chief of Police Jeff Grubbs, whose last day is today, Sept. 30. Deputy Chief Reno was born and raised in Carbondale and graduated from Carbondale Community High School. He began his tenure

IDPH Reported 1,362 New Confirmed COVID-19 Cases in Illinois Tuesday

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) Tuesday reported 1,362 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 23 additional confirmed deaths. This brings the total number of cases to 291,001 including 8,637 deaths in Illinois. The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test from Sept.