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Are you ready for ‘Thunder on the Lake’ this weekend?

Joey talks with Ray Rodda, the announcer and Communication’s Director for the US Title Series boats that will be racing this weekend on Lake Springfield.

Morning Newswatch

‘Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over’ this holiday weekend

Joey talks with the Illinois Department of Transportation’s Alcohol Program Coordinator, Shannon Alderman about putting on that seat belt this weekend, and making alternate driving arrangements if you’re going to be behind the wheel.

Weekend Newswatch

How will embassies improve the Illinois/Cuba relationship

Joey talks with Adam Nielsen with the Illinois Farm Bureau which is a founding member of the Illinois Cuba Working group about how the U.S. and Cuba establishing embassies in each others countries will improve relations between the state and Cuba.

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Despite the controversy, Donald Trump is polling well

Presidential candidate Donald Trump may be catching heat for comments during his campaign launch speech over his comments about Mexican immigrants, but that hasn’t stopped his momentum.

Morning Newswatch

What exactly is community policing?

Joey talks with University of Illinois Springfield Associate Professor of criminal justice at Dr. Ryan Williams about what exactly community policing is, and how to do it.

Weekend Newswatch

Staying safe around fireworks this weekend

Joey talks with Dr. Michael Neumeister is the professor and chair of SIU School of medicine’s Department of Surgery and the medical director of Memorial Medical Center’s Regional Burn Center about fireworks safety.

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There was another shark attack in North Carolina

North Carolina has now had its 7th shark attack in less than three weeks, right in front of the 4th of July holiday weekend.

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Ask the Mayor with Springfield Mayor Jim Langfelder – Part 1

Joey talks with Springfield Mayor Jim Langfelder on his monthly visit to the Morning Newswatch on “Ask the Mayor.”

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Ask the Mayor with Springfield Mayor Jim Langfelder – Part 2

Joey talks with Springfield Mayor Jim Langfelder on his monthly visit to the Morning Newswatch on “Ask the Mayor.”

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Ask the Mayor with Springfield Mayor Jim Langfelder – Part 3

Joey talks with Springfield Mayor Jim Langfelder on his monthly visit to the Morning Newswatch on “Ask the Mayor.”

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Police Hunt for 3 Suspects After Lake County Sheriffs Deputy Killed

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Police in northern Illinois say a manhunt is underway after an officer was shot and killed while pursuing a group of suspicious men.

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Judge: Illinois Not in Contempt

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A federal judge has cited Illinois' efforts in recent days to make court-ordered payments to social-service providers in deciding not to hold the state in contempt.

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St. Clair Co. May Sue to Get State Money

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St. Clair County may sue the state of Illinois to try to get millions in state funding that's not being distributed because of the budget impasse.

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Illinois Crops Could Use Some Help

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Mother Nature has the last word, says the USDA's crop statistician in Illinois.

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Rauner, Unions Reach Labor Deals

Illinois Republican gubernatorial candidate businessman Bruce Rauner participates in a Republican gubernatorial candidate debate Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014, in Springfield, Ill. The four Republican gubernatorial candidates said that they’ll be willing to work with unions if elected but differed on how to approach the relationship during a downstate debate that largely focused on pension reform, taxes and just briefly on personal issues that have dogged some of the candidates.

The Rauner administration says it has reached tentative or final agreements on new labor contracts with several Teamsters Union units