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Tina Buck on the Grand Opening of the “Buck Fastpitch Academy”

A new place to learn fastpitch softball is opening up in the area.


Ward 5 Alderman Andrew Proctor Talks About Ward Meeting

Will Stevenson, filling in for Joey McLaughlin, talks to Ward 5 Ald. Andrew Proctor about his ward meeting Thursday night.

Japan Gettysburg Address

Students from Japan Recite the Gettysburg Address

For the 13th time in Springfield, a group of students from our sister city — Ashikaga, Japan — recited the Gettysburg Address at the Old State Capitol.

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The 2015 Festival of Trees opens Saturday

Joey talks with the event manager for the Memorial Medical Center Foundation, which organizes the annual Memorial’s Festival of Trees, Amanda Johnson about this years event.

City of Springfield

Alderman Kris Theilen on the Ward 8 meeting

Joey talks about last nights Ward 8 meeting with Springfield Ward 8 Alderman Kris Theilen.

The 2012 Tribute in Lights 9/11 Memorial shown in the Manhattan skyline with One World Trade Center

Where: New York City, United States
When: 10 Sep 2012
Credit: WENN

ISIS threatens New York City

A new Islamic State video suggests that New York city is a potential target for attack like Paris last week, but authorities in there say there is no specific and credible threat against the city.

City of Springfield

Ward 2 Alderman Herman Senor on the city’s Ethics Committee

Joey talks with Ward 2 Herman Senor about the Springfield City Council meeting and the Ethics Committee.


Horace Mann and American Education Week

Joey talks with Michelle Eccles-McLaughlin about what Horace Mann is doing for teachers on American Education Week.

Weekend Newswatch

The latest on the French attacks

As French authorities continue efforts to peruse those responsible for last Fridays attacks in pairs, including this mornings early raid in a Parisian suburb.

Morning Newswatch

District 186 Board President Mike Zimmers

Joey talks with Springfield School District Board President Mike Zimmers about last nights school board meeting.

Recent Headlines

1 hour ago in Local

Senate Democrat Hopefuls Joust


First joint appearance for Duckworth, Harris, Zopp

14 hours ago in Local

Public Not Allowed at Obama Speech — But Will Be Broadcast Live on WTAX

President Barack Obama signs the Civil Rights History Project Act of 2009 bill into law in the Oval Office of the White House. With President Obama are from left: Rep. Mike Quigley (D-IL); Rep. Carolyn McCarthy (D-NY); Rep. Sanford Bishop (D-GA); Rep. Lacy Clay (D-MO); Rep. Jim Clyburn (D-SC) and Rep. John Lewis (D-GA).

Where: DC, United States
When: 12 May 2009
Credit: WENN

A spokesman for Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan says the public will not be able to attend when President Barack Obama delivers a speech in the Illinois House chamber on Wednesday.

14 hours ago in Local

State Museum Prepared to Re-Open — If Lawmakers Allow It

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The Illinois State Museum can open once again. But State Department of Natural Resources head Wayne Rosenthal says not yet.

14 hours ago in Local

Davis Proposes FAA, Air Traffic Control Operations Changes

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Davis and and a Democratic Congressman are proposing that that Air Traffic Control operations be run by a not-for-profit entity.

14 hours ago in Local

Report: Police Program Helped Man Who Prostituted Teen


A newspaper report says a man who's serving 15 years in prison for running an underage prostitution operation did so out of an apartment obtained with the help of the Peoria Police Department.