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Stunning statistics about heroin overdoses

The centers for disease control reports that the heroin death toll from heroin overdoses have quadrupled in the decade that ended in 2013, and it has only gotten worse.

Weekend Newswatch

Department of Public Health Director Jim Stone on West Nile

Now that there are two cases of West Nile Virus in Illinois, Joey talks with the Director of the Sangamon County Department of Public Health, Jim Stone on how to recognize West Nile virus and how to reduce the chances of getting it.


3 Americans receive the French Legion of Honor

Five passengers who were aboard a french high speed train and attacked a gunman were honored with the highest recognition in France, the Legion of Honor.

Morning Newswatch

State Senator Andy Manar

Joey talks with State Senator Andy Manar about the latest issues taken up by the Senate, the governor and why he had to change a fundraising event this week.

Weekend Newswatch

You can sill help Contact Ministries get kids “Ready for Success”

Joey talks with contact Ministries Transitional Shelter Director, Mia Woods about how you can still help gets kids read for school with the “Ready for Success” program.


Government email addresses showing up in Ashley Madison hack leak

Marriage counselors might want to set up shop in the federal government.


Back-to-school tech with CNETs Brian Cooley

Joey talks with CNET Editor at Large Brian Cooley about the latest and greatest in back-to-school technology your kid might want and need.

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The latest on the unrest in St. Louis overnight

Joey talks with Michael Calhoun with CBS Radio News and KMOX radio in St. Louis about arrests in St. Louis as demonstrators gathered last night to protest the fatal police shooting just hours earlier of a black 18-year-old who police say pulled a gun on them.


Sherman Village President Trevor Clatfelter on the Rail Point Development

Joey talks with Sherman Village President Trevor Clatfelter about the public hearing on the proposed Business Development District in the Rail Point Development, and the proposed 1% additional sales tax for the district.

Morning Newswatch

Springfield Ward 3 Alderman Doris Turner

Joey talks with Ward 3 Alderman Doris Turner about her ‘no’ vote on an ordinance banning residents on the lake from leasing/renting their homes for less than six months without approval from the mayor, the CWLP rate restructuring plan, and Hunter Lake.

Recent Headlines

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Housing Authority Expansion Continues

Springfield Housing Authority

Executive Director Jackie Newman says there wasn't enough room in the basement for the Section 8 voucher program, dealing with hundreds of landlords and tenants alike.

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More Budget Bickering


Slavery has been brought into the rhetoric over the budget stalemate.

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Will Rauner Reject More Medical Marijuana Treatment Options?


Nobody in Illinois has prescribed or consumed medical marijuana yet.

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Bank Tellers Tell Would-Be Robber to Leave, Robber Complies


´╗┐An attempted robbery at a Springfield bank ended almost as quickly as it started.

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Exposure of SpringfieldILExposed.com

Springfield Exposed

A 21st century way to get news, or a website designed just to make people mad?