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Weekend Newswatch

The Bel-Aire ‘Sputnik’ finds a new home at Ace Sign Company

Joey talks with Dennis Bringuet with Ace Sign Company about a new home for the Bel-Aire ‘Sputnik’ and the new sign museum at Ace.

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The largest automotive recall in history

You might want to watch for a notice from your car company for what is now considered the largest recall in automotive history.

Morning Newswatch

Little Rock Nine member Terrence Roberts

Joey talks with Little Rock Nine member Terrence Roberts after the group received The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library Foundation’s 2015 Lincoln Leadership Prize, and their trip to the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum.

Weekend Newswatch

Springfield District 186 Superintendent Jennifer Gill

Joey talks with District 186 Superintendent Jennifer Gill about last night’s School Board meeting.

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The City of Ramadi falls to Islamic terrorists

Tensions are still running high in Iraq following the fall of the city Ramadi, the capital of the Anbar Provence to Islamic terrorists.

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Greater Springfield Chamber President & CEO Chris Hembrough

Joey talks with the President and CEO of the Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce, Chris Hembrough on a new survey for Springfield district 186.

Morning Newswatch

Diana Rickert with the Illinois Policy Institute on her pension op-ed in the Trib

Joey talks with Diana Rickert with the Illinois Policy Institute on her op-ed in the Chicago Tribune that offers a pension crisis solution of firing all state employees and rehiring them under a new pension plan.

Weekend Newswatch

Springfield City Treasurer Misty Buscher

Joey talks with Springfield City Treasurer Misty Buscher about her first full week in the office.

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Jeb Bush on the war in Iraq

It’s be well more than ten years since the war in Iraq began, but it’s still an awkward conversation piece politically especially on the 2016 presidential campaign trail.

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Ward 9 Alderman Jim Donelan

Joey talks hunter lake, new student housing downtown, the downtown TIF district and ward 9 with new Ward 9 Alderman Jim Donelan.

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St. Clair County Sheriff Passes on U.S. House Bid

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Sheriff Rick Watson has declined a run for the house in the 12th Congressional District.

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Judge Approves Place for Mel Reynolds to Stay While on Bond

FILE - In this Nov. 28, 2012 file photo, former Illinois Congressman Mel Reynolds announces that he's running for the 2nd District seat vacated by Jesse Jackson Jr., in Chicago. Reynolds has been indicted on federal tax evasion charges, the U.S. Attorney's Office in Chicago said in a statement Friday June 26, 2015. The indictment says the 63-year-old Chicago Democrat failed to file income tax returns for four consecutive years, between 2009 and 2012. Each count of failing to file carries a maximum one-year prison sentence. Reynolds resigned his Illinois congressional seat in 1995 after being convicted of statutory rape for having sex with an underage campaign worker. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green, File)

Former U.S. Congressman claims race is a factor in the case.

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Work on Illinois State Fair Venues Ramps Up

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Governor says fair will go on in spite of budget impasse, but some vendors may be paid late.

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Lincoln’s Relationship with Jewish People Theme of New ALPLM Exhibit

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A new exhibit at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum focuses on what was termed, at the time, another minority group.

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William Kelly is Back — Bashing Sen. Mark Kirk

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Going beyond criticizing Kirk’s comments and policies, William Kelly talked about Kirk’s physical condition since he suffered a stroke in 2012.