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Local veterans celebrated at the Charleston Community Band concert

Local veterans celebrated at the Charleston Community Band concert

Mary Ellen Greenburg, Staff Photographer

June 29, 2018


Filed under features, News, Showcase

The Charleston Community Band performed Thursday night to celebrate local veterans at the Daum Amphitheater in Kiwanis Park, for the 41st year. The band played patriotic songs to celebrate the upcoming Independence Day. The band is comprised of volunteers, and there is a wide variety of ages p...

Excessive heat warning in effect until Saturday night

Excessive heat warning in effect until Saturday night

Analicia Haynes, Managing Editor

June 28, 2018


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An excessive heat warning is in effect starting at 10 a.m. Friday until 8 p.m. Saturday. According to the National Weather Service, high temperatures will climb into the lower to middle 90s over the next few days, and heat index values will peak at around 110 degrees both days. An excessive heat warning means that a “prolonged period of h...

Booth Library awarded grant to digitize oral interviews on local history

Booth Library awarded grant to digitize oral interviews on local history

Jordan Boyer, Editor-in-Chief

June 28, 2018


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Booth Library has been awarded a grant of $6,849 from the Illinois State Library to digitize cassette tapes containing oral interviews on local history in the University Archives. Bill Schultz, cataloging librarian and interim head of the University Archives and special collections, said the digitiz...

Illinois state treasurer, Lt. governor named honorary citizens, student governor inaugurated at Girls State

Illinois state treasurer, Lt. governor named honorary citizens, student governor inaugurated at Girls State

Jordan Boyer, Editor-in-Chief

June 22, 2018


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Lt. Gov. Evelyn Sanguinetti and Illinois Treasurer Michael Frerichs, were named honorary citizens, and Elliana Panepinto was inaugurated as governor at the 34th American Legion Auxiliary Girls State held at Eastern, Thursday night in the Doudna Fine Arts Center. Sanguinetti and Frerichs gave speeches,...

PODCAST: Week in Review for June 15, 2018

PODCAST: Week in Review for June 15, 2018

June 15, 2018


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Today is June 15, 2018 and this week for the Daily Eastern News Week in Review we talk about open sessions with four candidates applying for the general counsel position, senior men's soccer goalkeeper Mike Novotny being named the Eastern Illinois Male Senior Athlete of the Year, senior women's tennis player Grace Summers being named to the Google Cloud Academic All-America second team, the date for the corpse flower to bloom, a fire at Hidden Treasures resale shop that...

Illinois treasurer named honorary citizen, student governor inaugurated during 83rd American Legion Premier Boys State

Illinois treasurer named honorary citizen, student governor inaugurated during 83rd American Legion Premier Boys State

Analicia Haynes, Managing Editor

June 15, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Illinois Treasurer Michael Frerichs, was named an honorary citizen and a student was named Boys State governor Thursday evening during the 83rd American Legion Boys State general assembly and governor inauguration. About 270 high school boys, who will all be seniors in the fall, cheered, laughed an...

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