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Another guard arrest in connection with the N.Y. prison break

A second prison guard has now been charged in connection with helping two killers escape from a maximum security prison in New York.

Morning Newswatch

Mike Flynn (R) Candidate for the 18th district congressional seat

Joey has a conversation with Mike Flynn who is a candidate for the 18th congressional district in the special election.

Weekend Newswatch

Americans continue to put on the weight

Joey talks with Registered Dietitian Sara Lopinski with the SIU School of Medicine about a new study that shows the number of Americans who are obese now outweigh the number who are simply overweight.

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Taking action on the confederate flag

An initiative to remove the confederate flag from the South Carolina statehouse grounds is gathering momentum elsewhere.

Morning Newswatch

Springfield Mayor Jim Langfelder on police chief interviews

Joey talks with Springfield Mayor Jim Langfelder about the next round of interviews for Springfield police chief.

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Donald Rients (R) — 18th District Congressional candidate

Joey talks with Donald Rients show is seeking the 18th Congressional District seat vacated by Aaron Schock.

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Professor Dr. Kent Redfield on Jesse Jackson Jr.

Alex Degman talks with University of Illinois Springfield political science professor Dr. Kent Redfield about Jesse Jackson Jr. and corruption sin Illinois politics.

Weekend Newswatch

Will the confederate flag some down in South Carolina?

South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley is calling for the confederate battle flag to be taken down from the statehouse grounds.

Morning Newswatch

The ‘Abe & Mary: Quite Contrary’ walking tour

Joey talks with the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum site interpreter Adam Curran about the new walking tour called ‘Abe & Mary: Quite Contrary.’

Weekend Newswatch

The Muni adds another “Spamalot” show

Joey talks with Springfield Muni board member Michelle McLaughlin about the how the Muni has added another “Spamalot” show to give folks a chance to see the show since several of the shows have been called due to rain.

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Survey: Teachers Still Spend Plenty of Money Out of Pocket

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A new study by Horace Mann insurance suggests teachers spend a lot of their own money on supplies for their classrooms.

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UIS-Led Survey Examines Issues for Transgendered People

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A national survey conducted by the University of Illinois-Springfield shows positive attitudes towards the rights of transgendered people.

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Lawmaker: Cut Tax Breaks, Close DCEO

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State Rep. Jack Franks will propose closing tax loopholes and eliminating what he considers to be unfair credits for businesses.

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Combination-Locked Pill Bottles Now Law

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Illinois is the first state providing for a combination lock on a prescription pill bottle.

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Moody’s Issues Warning About State Credit Rating

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Moody's: reach a budget agreement by late September.