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Weekend Newswatch

The Horace Mann Educator and Administrator of the year

Joey talks with the Horace Mann Educator of the Year, Springfield High’s Jeff Lightfoot, and the Administrator of the Year, Butler Elementary’s Tracy Gage about the awards.


There has been another earthquake in Nepal

The latest on the new quake in Nepal, and an update on the Tom Brady suspension.

Morning Newswatch

Ward 10 Alderman Ralph Hanauer

Joey talks with new Ward 10 Alderman Ralph Hanauer about his priorities for the council and staying in touch with constituents.

Weekend Newswatch

Carpenter Street artifacts meeting

Joey talks with Chief Environmental Scientist at Hanson Professional Services Kevin Seals about a public meeting is being held today to let discuss the archaeological find near the Carpenter Street underpass construction site.


More severe weather hits the middle of the county

Another day, and the middle part of the country is assessing damage, cleaning up and bracing for more severe weather.

Morning Newswatch

Representative Tim Butler on the latest at the Capitol

Joey talks with Representative Tim Butler about the upcoming right to work vote, the budget, and the state of relationships at the Illinois State House.

Morning Newswatch

British elections, and more severe weather in Oklahoma

British Prime Minister David Cameron and his Conservative Party won a surprisingly solid victory in the British general election, more severe weather in Oklahoma, and the Department of Justice and Baltimore.

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The new Director of the Illinois State Fair, Patrick Buchen

Joey has a conversation wth the new Director of both of the Illinois State Fair’s, Patrick Buchen.

Weekend Newswatch

Britain goes to the polls today with results being called unpredictable

Voters in Britain today are voting in what is being called the country’s most unpredictable election in more that two decades.

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Springfield Mayor Mike Houston on ‘Ask The Mayor’ – Part 1

Joey visits with Springfield Mayor Mike Houston for his last visit on ‘Ask The Mayor’ on City, Water Light and Power, his time in office, and the current state and future of Springfield.

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Durbin Disappointed in Quick Fixes for Highway Funding and Import Export Bank

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Dick Durbin hopes those issues will be addressed when Congress returns in September.

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Kelly Contemplates Another Run for Office

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William Kelly has run for several offices and says the Illinois GOP has gotten away from it's values.

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Hastert Closes PAC, Moves Money to Legal Defense Fund

Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert arrives at the federal courthouse, Tuesday, June 9, 2015, in Chicago for his arraignment on federal charges that he broke federal banking laws and lied about the money when questioned by the FBI. The indictment two weeks ago alleged Hastert agreed to pay $3.5 million to someone from his days as a high school teacher not to reveal a secret about past misconduct.

Former Speaker of the House under investigation for violating banking laws and lying to the FBI.

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Task Force Hopes to Help Mitsubishi and It’s Employees


Task force includes Governor Rauner and Congressmen Durbin, Kirk, and Rodney Davis.

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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.