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Washington Park Oil Spill Update

Springfield Park District Director Derek Harms gives Joey an update on the oil spill that has closed part of Washington Park.

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The President’s Speech

The United States military is about to get more deeply involved in the Middle East.

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Oil in Washington Park Lagoons

Kim Biggs from the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency joins Joey to talk about the oil that leaked during the fire at Merlin this past Monday.

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New Apple Products

At the big Apple announcement yesterday there were two iPhones, an Apple watch and a new way to pay for things.

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UIS Enrollment

Joey visits with Derek Schnapp, the Public Relations Director at the University of Illinois Springfield on an increase in this semesters UIS enrollment numbers.

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Alderman Theilen

Joey talks with Ward 8 Alderman Kris Theilen on the financial difficulties of CWLP that were discussed at the Springfield City Council meeting last night.

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Human Enterovirus 68 (HEV68)

Dr. Tracy Milbrandt Division chief of general pediatrics at SIU School of Medicine talks with Joey about that nasty virus…

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Apple Announcement

Technology Analyst Larry Magid talks with Joey about today’s big Apple announcement.

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Sen. Manar on School Funding

State Senator Andy Manar joins Joey to talk about the latest on changing how schools are funded in Illinois.

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Ray Rice

The Baltimore Ravens have released their star running back Ray Rice, and the NFL is suspending him indefinitely, after a video obtained by TMZ surfaced. It show him punching his then fiance…now wife…and knocking her unconscious in an elevator in a casino in Atlantic City.

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Madigan Files Pension Appeal

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Attorney General Lisa Madigan has filed official notice with the Supreme Court that the state will appeal a ruling that Illinois' landmark pension overhaul is unconstitutional.

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Chicago Couple Sues Aviation Company Over Crash

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A Chicago couple is suing the owner of a small cargo plane that crashed into their home.

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$4.5 Million Headed To Illinois Food Banks; Springfield Included

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The state is giving nearly $4.5 million to eight food banks across Illinois for modernization.