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Weekend Newswatch

The season has started for the Springfield Municipal Band

Joey talks with Brian Barstead, spokesperson for Springfield Municipal Band about the season which is now underway.


Possible 3rd party candidates in the presidential eleciton

Is a third political party looking to break out in the United States?


Sherman Mayor on the latest with the new village park

Joey talks with Sherman Mayor Trevor Clatfelter about the next phase for the new park in front of the Rail Golf Course.

Morning Newswatch

Sangamon Auditorium announces the new season

Joey talks with the Director of Sangamon Auditorium Bob Vaughn about the just announced upcoming season.

Weekend Newswatch

Representative Greg Harris on Illinois Education Czar Beth Purvis

Joey talks with Representative Greg Harris about the House Committee meeting yesterday that discussed Education Czar Beth Purvis’ salary coming out of the Department of Human Services, not the Education Department.


The U.S. Department of Labor releases the latest jobs report

The Labor Department releases the jobs report for may today, as they do on the first Friday of every month.

Morning Newswatch

Springfield Police Chief Kenny Winslow on body cam legislation

Joey talks with Springfield Police Chief Kenny Winslow about the body cam legislation that awaits Governor Bruce Rauner’s signature.

Weekend Newswatch

Transportation funding in Illinois

Joey talks with Dave Bender with the American Council of Engineering Companies of Illinois, a member of the Transportation for Illinois Coalition talks about transportation funding.


Chilling details on a Boston man’s terror plot

The man that boston authorities shot and killed tuesday morning whan he reportedly came at them with a knife, was planning to behead police officers


Governor Bruce Rauner on potential cuts

Joey talks with Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner on potential cuts the Governor’s office announced yesterday.

Recent Headlines

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Durbin: Don’t Defund Planned Parenthood

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Efforts to cut off federal funding for Planned Parenthood are misguided, according to U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.).

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New ISBE Superintendent’s Salary Questioned


Depending on your view, lawmakers are either diligently protecting the public's dimes or they're browbeating the new administration's appointees.

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IDOT: Buckling Up Improves to New High

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If you do not buckle up when you're in the car, you're in a small, small group.

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“Mitsubishi Task Force” Formed


Officials have set up a task force to help Mitsubishi Motors employees who will soon lose their jobs and help the company as it tries to find a buyer for the company's only U.S. plant in Normal.

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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.