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Who is the prosecutor looking at the Freddie Gray evidence?

There is a lot of pressure on Baltimore’s chief prosecutor who has barely been on the job for 100 days.

FILE - In this June 11, 2007 file photo, former Illinois Gov. Dan Walker speaks to reporters while showing off his book, " The Maverick and the Machine" at the Illinois State Capitol in Springfield, Ill. former Illinois Gov. Dan Walker speaks to reporters at the Illinois State Capitol in Springfield, Ill. Walker's son Dan Walker Jr. told The Associated Press that his father died Wednesday, April 29, 2015, at his home in California. Walker was governor of Illinois from 1973 to 1977. He was 92. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman, File)

Political consultant Thom Serafin on the late Dan Walker

Joey talks with former WTAX reporter, now political consultant and founder and CEO of Serafin & Associates, Inc. Thom Serafin about former Illinois Governor Dan Walker who passed away yesterday at 92.

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A morning brief on Baltimore, Nepal and Bernie Sanders

This were quieter in Baltimore following the funeral of a man who died in custody earlier this month, the latest from Nepal and Bernie Sanders is running for President.

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Ward 7 Alderman Joe McMenamin on City, Water, Light and Power

Joey talks with Ward 7 Alderman Joe McMenamin about the city council meeting last night and the financial situation with City, Water Light and Power.

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PJ Staab on the Lincoln funeral hearse

Joey talks with PJ Staab about the Lincoln funeral hearse that was specially made for the reenactment for the funeral this weekend.

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Live from Baltimore with CBS Correspondent Steve Dorsey

Joey talks with Steve Dorsey with CBS Radio News live from Baltimore about how things went overnight and gets the latest developments.

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Authorities still working on getting to some Nepal earthquake victims

More than 5,000 are dead and more than 10,000 injured following Saturday’s powerful earthquake in Nepal.

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The Illinois State Treasurer on his first 100 days in office

Illinois State Treasurer Mike Frerichs talks with Joey about his first 100 days in office, and what comes next.

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Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce infrastructure listening session

Joey talks with the Director of Business & Community Development at the Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce, Josh Collins about the listening session on infrastructure today at the Hoogland with IDOT and the Capital Development Board at 2:30PM.

Mayor Elect Jim Langfelder on his transition team

Joey talks to Springfield Mayor Elect Jim Langfelder about his transition process and his transition team.

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Crooked Contractor Sent to Prison

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A Springfield man is admitting to bilking a customer out of more than $50,000 for home repair work he never did.

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State Contract with AFSCME Extended 2 Months; Governor Vetoes Anti-Strike Bill

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There's still no state budget, but contract talks continue with the biggest state workers' union.

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Sherman in Good Financial Setting

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There might be one easy way to describe the budget situation...in Sherman.

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Electronics Recycling Available in Springfield — Take 2

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Springfield residents will have another opportunity to get rid of their unwanted electronics by recycling them.

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Rauner Approves Expansion of SNAP Benefits

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Newly signed legislation will expand access to food stamps in Illinois.