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We need your questions for the 2015 Springfield Mayoral Debate

Joey talks with WTAX Brand Manager/News Director Alex Degmen about this Thursdays mayoral debate with Newschannel 20.

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Ted Cruz throws his hat into the presidential ring

Texas senator Ted Cruz, a favorite of the tea party will announce today that he is seeking the republican presidential nomination in 2016.

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Senator Andy Manar on the budget and school funding

Joey talks with State Senator Andy Manar about progress on budget negotiations, cuts to local governments and the effects of proposed cuts to schools.

Weekend Newswatch

“Fiddler on the Roof” opens this weekend at the Hoogland

Joey talks with Gus Gordon from the Hoogland Center for the Arts about the opening of “Fiddler on the Roof” featuring John Preece, who has toured professionally in the show for 25 years.

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The latest on the Tunisian museum attacks

Islamic State has now claimed responsibility for that attack on a museum in the Tunisian capitol.

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Sherman Mayor Trevor Clatfelter on upcoming budget challenges

Joey talks with Sherman Mayor Trevor Clatfelter on the Village Board’s work to fight the governor’s plan to strip tax money from municipalities and where they are in managing the budget this year.

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The latest on the terrorist attacks in Tunisia

17 foreign tourists are dead after terrorists attacked a museum in Tunisian capitol.

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Political consultant Thom Serafin on the Schock resignation

Political consultant Thom Serafin with Serafin & Associates talks with Joey about the resignation of Aaron Schock.

Weekend Newswatch

UIS political science professor on Aaron Schock resignation

Joey talks with Dr. Kent Redfield, a political science professor at the university of Illinois to get some analysis of the Aaron Schock resignation.

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Benjamin Netanyahu will keep his job at PM of Israel

It was a come from behind victory for Benjamin Netanyahu and his Likud party in the Israeli elections.

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Rauner Speaks to Chicago City Council

Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner, left, shakes the hand of Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, right, before Rauner's address to the city council Wednesday, May 6, 2015, in Chicago. The historic address, the first by a sitting governor in the council's chambers, focused on the city's and state's financial and economic challenges. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Gov. Bruce Rauner tried to sell his so-called "turnaround agenda" to a reluctant audience Wednesday: the Chicago City Council.

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Democrats Slam Rauner in IRMA Speeches

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One of the top Democrats at the state Capitol says Gov. Bruce Rauner is showing he does not know everything.

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Agriculture is 2015 Illinois State Fair Theme

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"Growing Illinois" is the theme of the 2015 Illinois State Fair.

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Marijuana Fine Bill Passes Senate Committee

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The measure made it through the Illinois House last week.

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House Dems Against Rauner Cuts, House GOP Neutral

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Illinois House Democrats have sent a clear message to Gov. Bruce Rauner that they disagree with his proposed cuts to human services in next year's budget.