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Weekend Newswatch

Representative Greg Harris on Illinois Education Czar Beth Purvis

Joey talks with Representative Greg Harris about the House Committee meeting yesterday that discussed Education Czar Beth Purvis’ salary coming out of the Department of Human Services, not the Education Department.

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The U.S. Department of Labor releases the latest jobs report

The Labor Department releases the jobs report for may today, as they do on the first Friday of every month.

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Springfield Police Chief Kenny Winslow on body cam legislation

Joey talks with Springfield Police Chief Kenny Winslow about the body cam legislation that awaits Governor Bruce Rauner’s signature.

Weekend Newswatch

Transportation funding in Illinois

Joey talks with Dave Bender with the American Council of Engineering Companies of Illinois, a member of the Transportation for Illinois Coalition talks about transportation funding.

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Chilling details on a Boston man’s terror plot

The man that boston authorities shot and killed tuesday morning whan he reportedly came at them with a knife, was planning to behead police officers

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Governor Bruce Rauner on potential cuts

Joey talks with Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner on potential cuts the Governor’s office announced yesterday.

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Ask the Mayor with Jim Langfelder – Part 1

Joey talks with Springfield Mayor Jim Langfelder about his appointments, City Water Light and Power, Schools and more.

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Ask the Mayor with Jim Langfelder – Part 2

Joey talks with Springfield Mayor Jim Langfelder about his appointments, City Water Light and Power, Schools and more.

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Ask the Mayor with Jim Langfelder – Part 3

Joey talks with Springfield Mayor Jim Langfelder about his appointments, City Water Light and Power, Schools and more.

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Ask the Mayor with Jim Langfelder – Part 4

Joey talks with Springfield Mayor Jim Langfelder about his appointments, City Water Light and Power, Schools and more.

Recent Headlines

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Friday Hearing in Schock Case Cancelled

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A judge has canceled a Friday hearing on former Congressman Aaron Schock's cooperation with a federal investigation.

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Judge: Salaita Can Amend Lawsuit Against U of I

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Steven Salaita can amend his lawsuit to include the previously dismissed claim that administrators deleted emails pertinent to the case.

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Protest Over GMO Labeling at Sen. Durbin’s Office

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A small protest outside U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin’s Chicago office asked for him to vote against a bill which would prevent states from making the labeling of genetically modified foods mandatory.

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Rauner Vetoes Bill For Better Police, Fire Pensions

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Rauner says public -- not city councils -- should decide.

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Springfield Unemployment Down, but “Skills Gap” Remains

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4.9% unemployment, but skills gap still a concern.