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Ward 3 Alderman Doris Turner on police body cams

Joey talks with Ward 3 Alderman Doris Turner about the city council meeting last night, and a proposed increase in the police budget to buy body cams for officers.

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The State of the Union address

Middle class economics was the phrase of the night as the president delivered his state of the union address.

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Springfield mayoral candidate Paul Palazzolo

Joey talks with Springfield mayoral candidate Paul Palazzolo about the CWLP and his proposed infrastructure audit for Springfield.

Weekend Newswatch

The State of the Union address – what to expect

President Obama delivers his 6th state of the union address this evening – what will he propose, and how much of his agenda is realistic with the republican controlled congress.

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Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce President and CEO

Joey talks with the Greater Springfield Chamber of commerce President and CEO Chris Hembrough about current economic situations in Springfield.

'Selma' New York premiere

The current state of race relations

Selma Alabama got a does of Hollywood yesterday, TV giant Oprah Winfrey and fellow actors from the movie Selma were joined by hundreds others for a march to recall one of the ugliest chapters of the civil rights movement yesterday.

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Hacking into North Korea & hacking for hire

Before President Obama pointed a finger directly at North Korea for the cyber attack on Sony Pictures, the U.S. had never specifically singled out another nation for hacking American sources…but he apparently had reliable sources this time.

Cardinals

A preview of the Cardinal Caravan that is in town Monday

Joey talks with Martin Coco with the St. Louis Cardinals about the Cardinal Caravan that is coming to the Prairie Capitol convention center on Monday.

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Constructing a new Lincoln hearse

Joey talks with P.J. Staab of Staab Funeral Home about the construction of a funeral hearse for the Lincoln Funeral Re-enactment happening this spring.

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Police conduct raids on terror cells in Belgium

Belgian authorities have prevented what they say was an imminent attack designed to kill police with raids on terror cells.

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City Council Candidates Propose Pillsbury Solution

4-1-15 Pillsbury

The two candidates for Ward Four alderman in Springfield disagree on how important it is to do something with the former Pillsbury plant.

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Springfield Aldermen Avoid Pension Fix

3-31-15 Springfield City Council

The Springfield City Council has essentially punted on eliminating a city retirement incentive that allows unused vacation and sick time to be counted toward their pension contribution.

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Girl Found, Jail Escapee Still Wanted

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A 15-year-old girl who was thought to be with a man who escaped from a Kankakee jail Wednesday morning after allegedly beating a jailer has been found.

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Davis Visits Clinton Power Plant, Talks Gifford Tornado

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The nuclear power plant at Clinton is an important economic engine for Downstate Illinois, says U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis.

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Illinois: 2,000 Legal for Medical Marijuana

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There are now officially 2,000 people in Illinois who will be allowed to use medical marijuana when it becomes available.