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Southern Illinois Healthcare System is hosting a nursing job fair Feb. 19 in Carbondale. 

Amtrak announced Wednesday the suspension of a pricing policy that resulted in a $25,000 travel bill for a group of wheelchair-bound activists heading to Bloomington-Normal, Illinois from Chicago for a conference and rally on disability rights.

Secretary of State Jesse White’s office said the data of 574 people who self-identified as noncitizens was mistakenly forwarded to elections officials to be registered to vote. Election officials said 545 of them were registered and 16 voted in 2018 and 2019 elections.

The Pier 1 in Carbondale, Illinois, is closing its doors, the store manager confirmed to Local 6 on Friday. It's one of hundreds of stores the home goods retailer plans to shutter.

We have activated a Weather Authority Alert for tonight into Saturday. A line of storms is expected to pass across the area with flash flooding, high winds, and a tornado all possible.