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District 186 Superintendent Jennifer Gill

Joey talks about last nights District 186 school board meeting with Superintendent Jennifer Gill.

Morning Newswatch

Live from Iowa on last nights caucuses

Joey talks with CBS Radio News Correspondent Steve Futterman about the Iowa caucuses.

Weekend Newswatch

There was a big turnout for the Iowa caucuses

Republican Ted Cruz beat beat Donald Trump and Marco Rubio to win the Iowa caucuses last night, Hillary Clinton has declared victory over Bernie Sanders, even though they were separated by just a fraction of a point.

Morning Newswatch

LLCC Professor on the Iowa Caucuses

Joey talks with Professor of Political Science at Lincoln Land Community College, Dr. John Vinzant about the Iowa caucuses.


Another big donation for the Kidzeum of Health and Science

Joey talks with the President of the Board of Directors of the Kidzeum of Health and Science about a big new donation, and progress of the children’s museum.

Weekend Newswatch

Is the number of homeless growing?

Officials in San Francisco, the site of Super Bowl 50 on Sunday have been trying to move homeless people out of prominent area around the planned festivities.

Springfield OBM Director Bill McCarty on the city budget

Joey talks with the Director of the Springfield Office of Buddy and Management about the Springfield budget process.

Weekend Newswatch

ACA enrollment events scheduled at St. John’s Hospital

Joey talks with the director of community outreach for HSHS Central Illinois Division Kim Luz, about several ACA enrollment events this weekend before the deadline.


Surprises when it comes to consumer confidence

Consumer confidence surprised many experts this month, but maybe not for the reason you think.


State Senator Andy Manar on the State of the State Address

Joey talks with State Senator Andy Manar to get his take on yesterday’s State of the State Address

Recent Headlines

9 hours ago in Local

Capitol Honors Fallen Police Officers

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Secretary of State Jesse White says police officers should still be revered as heroes.

9 hours ago in Local

Holocaust Remembered at Old State Capitol


The state's annual Yom Hashoah service brought Gov. Bruce Rauner to the Old State Capitol Thursday morning.

13 hours ago in Local

Langfelder Enlists Manar to Help Extend Downtown TIF


Mayor Jim Langfelder says he's working with state lawmakers to get legislation passed to extend by 12 years the city's downtown Tax Increment Financing District, which is otherwise set to expire soon.

13 hours ago in Local

DuQuoin State Fair Starts Vendor Payment Program

Illinois Department of Agriculture

Officials with the Du Quoin State Fair have created a new program to pay vendors who weren't compensated for their 2015 expenses.

13 hours ago in Local

Lawmakers Question Auditor General About Spending

Frank Mautino

A group of Republican lawmakers is demanding that Illinois Auditor General Frank Mautino explain spending by his campaign committee while he was a state representative.