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The search continues for the cause of that German airliner crash

Investigators on the scene of a plane crash in the remote french alps don’t believe there are any survivors, all 150 on board are presumed dead.

Morning Newswatch

“A Fiendish Assassination” opening at the ALPLM next week

Joey talks with Lincoln Collection Curator at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum (ALPLM) James Cornelius about the new exhibit on the Lincoln assassination opening April 2 at the ALPLM.

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A look at Ted Cruz and his bid for the White House

Texas Senator Ted Cruz has officially begun his presidential campaign calling for the repeal of ObamaCare and getting rid of the IRS.

Morning Newswatch

95th District Representative Avery Bourne

Joey talks with the 95th districts Avery Bourne about her objectives, her district and the current budget mess.

Weekend Newswatch

We need your questions for the 2015 Springfield Mayoral Debate

Joey talks with WTAX Brand Manager/News Director Alex Degmen about this Thursdays mayoral debate with Newschannel 20.

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Ted Cruz throws his hat into the presidential ring

Texas senator Ted Cruz, a favorite of the tea party will announce today that he is seeking the republican presidential nomination in 2016.

Morning Newswatch

Senator Andy Manar on the budget and school funding

Joey talks with State Senator Andy Manar about progress on budget negotiations, cuts to local governments and the effects of proposed cuts to schools.

Weekend Newswatch

“Fiddler on the Roof” opens this weekend at the Hoogland

Joey talks with Gus Gordon from the Hoogland Center for the Arts about the opening of “Fiddler on the Roof” featuring John Preece, who has toured professionally in the show for 25 years.

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The latest on the Tunisian museum attacks

Islamic State has now claimed responsibility for that attack on a museum in the Tunisian capitol.

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Sherman Mayor Trevor Clatfelter on upcoming budget challenges

Joey talks with Sherman Mayor Trevor Clatfelter on the Village Board’s work to fight the governor’s plan to strip tax money from municipalities and where they are in managing the budget this year.

Recent Headlines

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Rail Interest Group Seeks to Save Amtrak Dollars

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Governor proposes big cut in state subsidy

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Durbin Is Upset Human Trafficking Bill Is Stalled

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Abortion-related diversion could be at work

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Springfield City Council Continues Food Truck Debate

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The Springfield City Council will continue discussions on whether or not to place more regulations on food trucks, and will do so with Ward Six Alderman Cory Jobe's amendment reducing how far away a truck must be from a brick-and-mortar restaurant down to 500 feet.

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Springfield Unemployment Continues Decline

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The Illinois Department of Employment Security says unemployment continues to decline in Springfield and Sangamon County.