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Professor Dr. Kent Redfield on Jesse Jackson Jr.

Alex Degman talks with University of Illinois Springfield political science professor Dr. Kent Redfield about Jesse Jackson Jr. and corruption sin Illinois politics.

Weekend Newswatch

Will the confederate flag some down in South Carolina?

South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley is calling for the confederate battle flag to be taken down from the statehouse grounds.

Morning Newswatch

The ‘Abe & Mary: Quite Contrary’ walking tour

Joey talks with the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum site interpreter Adam Curran about the new walking tour called ‘Abe & Mary: Quite Contrary.’

Weekend Newswatch

The Muni adds another “Spamalot” show

Joey talks with Springfield Muni board member Michelle McLaughlin about the how the Muni has added another “Spamalot” show to give folks a chance to see the show since several of the shows have been called due to rain.

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Bernie Sanders get big crowd for campaign rally.

Democrat presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, continues to draw big crowds on the campaign trail.

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Rob Mellon (D) — 18th District Congressional Candidate

Joey McLaughlin talks with Rob Mellon, one of the candidates vying to replace Aaron Schock in Illinois’ 18th Congressional District.

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Habitat for Humanity celebrates a milestone tonight

Joey talks with the Executive Director of Habitat for Humanity of Sangamon County, Colleen Stone about the 100th family the organization has housed.

Weekend Newswatch

“Grease” opens at Theater in the Park tonight

“Grease” director Karla Brady Wilhelm, joins Joey along with Haley Muller who plays “Sandy”, and Brooke Seacrist to talk about the show and sing “Raining on Prom Night” for you

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Hate in America

Why is it that america is still dealing with racial hatred in 2015?

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Alderman Joe McMenamin on the Bluffstone project

Joey talks with Ward 7 Alderman Joe McMenamin on the Bluffstone student housing project that is proposed for downtown Springfield.

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Durbin Disappointed in Quick Fixes for Highway Funding and Import Export Bank

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Dick Durbin hopes those issues will be addressed when Congress returns in September.

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Kelly Contemplates Another Run for Office

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William Kelly has run for several offices and says the Illinois GOP has gotten away from it's values.

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Hastert Closes PAC, Moves Money to Legal Defense Fund

Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert arrives at the federal courthouse, Tuesday, June 9, 2015, in Chicago for his arraignment on federal charges that he broke federal banking laws and lied about the money when questioned by the FBI. The indictment two weeks ago alleged Hastert agreed to pay $3.5 million to someone from his days as a high school teacher not to reveal a secret about past misconduct.

Former Speaker of the House under investigation for violating banking laws and lying to the FBI.

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Task Force Hopes to Help Mitsubishi and It’s Employees

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Task force includes Governor Rauner and Congressmen Durbin, Kirk, and Rodney Davis.

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St. Clair County Sheriff Passes on U.S. House Bid

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Sheriff Rick Watson has declined a run for the house in the 12th Congressional District.