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Weekend Newswatch

More troubles for GM over ignition switches

General Motors is about to feel more heat over the ignition switch controversy which has lead to a recall of 2.5 million vehicles and is connected to at least 30 deaths.

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Nuclear talks with Iran nearing deadline

U.S. and Iranian officials are meeting in Oman for a second day today discussing attempts to rein in Iranian nuclear program ahead of a diplomatic deadline later this month.

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Bluegrass Festival invades Springfield

Joey talks with Terry Lease about the 28th Annual Bluegrass Music Festival at the Crowne Plaza this weekend.

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Midterm polling…what happened?

If the magnitude of the republican wave in Tuesdays midterm election was a surprise to many people, it was in part because it was a surprise to the people paid to predict it….the pollsters

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President Obama Corresponds with Iran

President Obama secretly wrote to Iran’s leader last month and described a shared interest in fighting Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria according to people briefed on the correspondence.

Weekend Newswatch

The latest on ISIS with Jeff McCausland

Joey talks with Jeff McCausland from CBS Radio News on the latest on ISIS.

Obama speaks about the sequester in Washington

Midterm election analysis

In the aftermath of the republicans wins in the midterm elections, President Obama and Mitch McConnell have begun charting a path forward.

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Ask the Mayor Segment 1

Joey talks with Springfield Mayor Mike Houston on “Ask the Mayor.”

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Ask the Mayor Segment 2

Joey talks with Springfield Mayor Mike Houston on “Ask the Mayor.”

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Ask the Mayor Segment 3

Joey talks with Springfield Mayor Mike Houston on “Ask the Mayor.”

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Springfield Public Schools Look at Financing Options

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Springfield Public Schools is putting a plan in place if state budget cuts end up meaning cutting at least two state aid payments.

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Springfield CVB Nabs National “G.I. Joe” Convention

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It's not unusual for Springfield to host conventions for collectors of certain types of memorabilia, but this is a first.

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Sangamon Co. Authorities Investigate Jury Duty Scam

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The Sangamon County Sheriff's Office is warning of a jury duty scam that's so far affected several people.

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Poe Returns to House Chamber to Thunderous Applause

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Poe is back in the saddle after being sidelined for months due to a blood disorder.

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Meteorological Winter Ends; Illinois Was About Average

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Winter is over -- at least for the people who study the weather.