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Morning Newswatch

State Senator Sam McCann on the Illinois State Museum rally

Joey talks with Sate Senator Sam McCann about the Illinois State Museum closure, and the rally held at the museum last night.


‘Civil War Tech’ at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

Joey talks with the Education Director at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library Michelle Poe about a new monthly program on ‘Civil War Tech.’


The latest on a military transport plane crash in Afghanistan

A U.S. military transport plane crashed earlier this morning at an airfield in Afghanistan, killing all 11 people on board.

Weekend Newswatch

Representative Avery Bourne will seek a full term in the 95th District

Joey talks with Illinois Representative Avery Bourne about her decision to run for a full two year term in in the 95th District.


Russian planes hit more targets in Syria

Joey talks with CBS Radio News Military Consultant Colonel Jeff McCausland about the latest round of air strikes by Russia inside Syria.

Congressman John Boehner,

The fight to replace John Boehner as Speaker of the House

House republicans are still examining their choices to see who will replace retiring Speaker John Boehner.


Springfield Ward 5 Alderman Andrew Proctor

Joey talks with Springfield Ward 5 Alderman Andrew Proctor about the City, Water, Light, and Power rate restructuring plan that was discussed at the city council meeting last night

Morning Newswatch

Planned Parenthood and the budget

Joey talks with CBS Correspondent Steven Portnoy about the continuing resolution on the budget and the Planned Parenthood hearings at the U.S. Capitol.

The Clinton Global Initiative University - Fast Forward: Accelerating Opportunity for All

Featuring: Former U.S. President Bill Clinton
Where: CORAL GABLES, Florida, United States
When: 07 Mar 2015
Credit: JLN Photography/WENN.com

Bill Clinton hits the campaign trail for Hillary

Former President Bill Clinton is expected to hit the campaign trail for his wife Hillary Clinton, who is making a white house run of her own.

Rep Tim Butler

Representative Tim Butler on the Illinois State Museum and the budget

Joey talks with Illinois Sate Representative Tim Butler about the closing of the Illinois State Museum the budget, and turning the lights off at the capitol.

Recent Headlines

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Opponents Upset Chief Illiniwek Merchandise Still Available Online

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Assistant Athletic Director Marty Kaufmann says the items are available because there wasn't "any edict to wipe all history or tradition from our books."

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Lisa Madigan Calls for More Compassion Towards Victims of Sex Crimes

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The state's Attorney General says a shift in attitude toward victims of rape, sexual assault, and other such crimes will lead toward more of these crimes being reported.

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Arrest Made in the Murder of a Former Pleasant Plains Woman

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One suspect is in jail and another is being sought in the murder of a former Springfield area woman.

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Alleged Improprieties Force Out Two Parole Board Members

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Two members of the Illinois Prisoner Review Board have been removed in the wake of published reports of erroneous filings with the state and the federal government.

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Rauner Addresses Concerns of State’s University Presidents


The Governor was in Urbana Friday to address the concerns of nine presidents over universities in Illinois.