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The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

The Daily Eastern News

The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

The Daily Eastern News

Get to know local candidates

Get to know local candidates

Luke Taylor, Editor-in-Chief November 6, 2022

The News contacted candidates with a list of questions to learn about them and their stances on various issues. The same questions were sent to al candidates listed on the Coles County 2022 General Election...

Silver Damsen, a co-chair of Coles Progressives, delivers her speech on gun reform during the March For Our Lives rally held at the Coles County Courthouse on Saturday.

More than 60 rally in downtown Charleston on gun restrictions

Rob Le Cates, Editor-in-Chief June 11, 2022

As one of two Democrats on the Coles County Board, Gail Mason said she is shocked by recent gun violence and felt she needed to be involved with these issues.  Mason has traveled to more than 40 countries...

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