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Weekend Newswatch

A 2015 Lincoln Funeral Coalition progress report

Katie Spindell, Chair of the 2015 Lincoln Funeral Coalition talks with joey about progress on all of the upcoming events slated for the Lincoln funeral reenactment.

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Ferguson arrests cop shooter…& community policing

Authorities in St. Louis county have arrested a man in connection with the shooting of two police officers last week in Ferguson Missouri.

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Springfield mayoral candidate Jim Langfelder on CWLP

Joey talks with candidate for mayor of Springfield, Jim Langfelder on his plans for City, Water, Light and Power should he be elected….and on Cobra Commander!

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Horace Mann is celebrating its 70th anniversary

Joey talks with Horace Mann’s Michelle Eccles about how the Springfield company is celebrating its 70th anniversary.

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“Death of a Doornail” this weekend at the Hoogland

Joey talks with the Director of “Death of a Doornail” Craig McFarland about the dinner theater murder mystery fundraiser for the Springfield theater Center this weekend a the Hoogland Center for the Arts.

Weekend Newswatch

More on the latest Secret Service screw-up and the Republicans letter to Iran

Thoughts on the republicans letter to Iran, and there is a strange twist in that story of two secret service agents suspected of driving under the influence and driving into a white house security barrier.

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Pension arguments before the Illinois Supreme Court

Joey talks with Associate Professor of Political Science University of Illinois Springfield, Jason Pierceson about yesterday’s oral arguments on state‚Äôs pension reform law before the Illinois Supreme court.

Weekend Newswatch

Free cancer screening tests available this month

Joey talks with Celeste Wiley, a registered nurse and the community cancer education coordinator in the Regional Cancer Center at Memorial Medical Center as well as the chairperson of the Regional Cancer Partnership of Illinois about colorectal cancer.

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Two offices shot in Ferguson Missouri protests

More troubles for the Secret Service, and it has gone from bad to worse in Ferguson Missouri.

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Ward 7 alderman Joe McMenamin on the committee of the whole meeting

Joey talks with Ward 7 Alderman Joe McMenamin about last night’s the committee of the whole meeting.

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“Workers Comp Reform” Fails in Illinois House

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The Illinois House closed out the week with Democrats taking another whack at the governor's "Turnaround Agenda."

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New University of Illinois President Visits UIS

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New University of Illinois president Timothy Killeen is reacting to published reports suggesting that community college and university presidents get some pretty expensive perks.

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Legislation Helping Mahomet Aquifer Goes to Governor

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A measure affecting water supplies in some regional communities has passed through the General Assembly.

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Cubs Owner Buys More Nearby Rooftop Buildings

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Cook County property tax records show that an entity controlled by the owner of the Chicago Cubs has purchased three more rooftop buildings next to Wrigley Field.

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New IL Corrections Director Resigns

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Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner's choice for state prisons director has resigned just two months into the job.