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Attack on congress is foiled

An Ohio man who considers members of congress his enemies, has been arrested in connection with a plot to attack the U.S.Capitol.

Morning Newswatch

Alderman Cory Jobe on the Springfield budget

Joey talks with Ward 6 Alderman Cory Jobe about the budget process which continued at the Springfield City Council meeting last night.

Weekend Newswatch

UIS Chancellor on the economic impact of the university

University of Illinois Springfield Chancellor Susan Koch talks with Joey about a recent study on the economic impact the school has on Sangamon County.


Military analyst Jeff McCausland on the Paris terror attack

Joey talks with Beardstown native and CBS Radio News military analyst Jeff McCausland about the Al-Qaeda group taking credit for the French terror attacks.

Morning Newswatch

State Senator Andy Manar on Governor Rauner and education

Joey gets the thoughts on the new governor from across the aisle, and Democrat State Senator Andy Manar.


State Senator Sam McCann on Governor Rauner

Joey get’s State Senator Sam McCann’s thoughts on the inauguration and new Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner.

Weekend Newswatch

Rep. Rich Brauer on Inauguration

Joey talks with Representative Rich Brauer on the inauguration of Governor Rauner and what he thinks we can expect from the new governor.


The White House admits mistake

The White House is admitting that they should have sent the president, the vice president or the attorney general to Paris to stand with other world leaders during Sunday’s solidarity march following the French terrorist attacks.

Weekend Newswatch

Accolades for UIS online programs

Joey talks with Vicki Cook, director of the Center for Online Learning, Research and Service at UIS about online programs ranked in Top 20 by US News and World Report.

Morning Newswatch

LLCC on the President’s free community college proposal

Joey talks with Lynn Whalen from Lincoln Land Community College on President Obama’s proposal for two years of free community college.

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Frerichs Releases Treasurer’s Office Audit


The state treasurer says an independent review of his office has found problems with an internship program and a college scholarship program that needs a complete overhaul.

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Jobe Supports Historic Preservation Agency Consolidation with DCEO


Illinois' historic sites are -- if the governor gets his way -- on their way to being part of an expanded Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity.

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Langfelder Updates on Transition

3-11-15 Langfelder

What does Springfield Mayor-Elect Jim Langfelder expect his transition team to help him with?

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Lincoln Funeral Coalition: Still No Word on Obama Appearance


"I've not heard from the Secret Service, so I don't know that [Obama will be coming]."

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Welcoming Centers for Immigrants Affected By Funding Cuts


The immediate cuts to immigrant services include closing 10 welcoming centers around the state.