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Morning Newswatch

Alderman Jobe on the North Mansion Block Committee

Joey talks with Ward 6 Alderman Cory Jobe on the North Mansion Block Committee’s first meeting yesterday afternoon.

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Illinois Treasurer-elect Mike Frerichs

Joey talks with State Senator and Treasurer-elect Mike Frerichs about the close election and his plans when he takes office.

Obama speaks about the sequester in Washington

The President’s new immigration rules

President Obama is giving millions of illegal immigrants new protection from deportation under a new plan that would by-pass congress.

Morning Newswatch

UIS Chancellor Susan Koch on the announcement of a new U of I President.

Joey talks with UIS Chancellor Susan Koch on the announcement of a new University of Illinois President.

Morning Newswatch

The 25th Festival of Trees opens this weekend

Joey visits with Amanda Johnson, the event manager for Memorial’s 25th Festival Of Trees which opens this weekend.

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‘Undying Words’ – a new exhibit at the ALPLM

James M. Cornelius, Curator of the Lincoln Collection talks with Joey on the new exhibit opening at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum this Saturday called ‘Undying Words’.

Weekend Newswatch

Rochester School Superintendent Tom Bertrand on school funding

Joey talks with Rochester School Superintendent Tom Bertrand on school funding in Illinois.

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Alderman Edwards on CWLP generators

Joey talks with Ward 1 Alderman Frank Edwards on the money the Springfield City Council approved to retrofit some CWLP generators.

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Five feet and counting in Buffalo

How unusual has this cold weather been this year, especially in in western new york? The snow storm there is being called on of the worst in memory.

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John Milhiser on Mental Health Court

Joey with Sangamon County State’s Attorney John Milhiser about the Mental Health Court that will begin in the new year.

Recent Headlines

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Higher Speed Limits Expanding to Tollroads: Senate Overrides Vetoes

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The Illinois Senate has overridden the governor's vetoes of bills raising speed limits in Illinois.

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Supreme Court Decision: Illinois May Have To Set Up Its Own Website

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Illinois may have to set up its own insurance webpage because of U.S. Supreme Court's ruling on Affordable Care Act.

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Governor-Elect Rauner Prepares To Take Reins of Illinois’ Government

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Governor-Elect Bruce Rauner busies himself with plans for taking reins of Illinois' government.

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Heroin Kills: Man Sentenced To 24 Years For Dealing Lethal Drug

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A Pekin man is given 24 years in prison for selling heroin that prosecutors say killed at least three people.

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Springfield Fire Captain Arrested for Wielding Gun

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The Menard County Sheriff's office says a Springfield Fire Department captain has been arrested for carrying a shotgun into a rural Athens home and threatening residents.