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District 186 School Board President Mike Zimmers

Joey talks with Springfield School District Board President Mike Zimmers about last nights school board meeting, TIF districts and the City Tournament.


Presidential candidates solutions to problems

Which presidential candidate is best at offering simple solutions to complex problems?


The Springfield Park District wants input on master plan

Joey talks with the Executive Director of the Springfield Park District Derek Harms about the first meeting on public input for the Park Districts master plan.

Morning Newswatch

The Senate is considering new refugee screening proceedures

Joey talks with CBS News Congressional Correspondent Steven Portnoy about the U.S. Senate considering new rigorous screening procedures for refugees, specifically from Iraq and Syria.

Weekend Newswatch

Millennials feel slighted by presidential candidates

A new poll finds that while millennial voters, ages 18-34, make up 36% of all elligible voters, a whopping 85% of them feel ignored by the presidential candidates


The Governor proclaims today a day of service in Illinois

Joey talks with the Executive Director of Serve Illinois, Scott McFarland about making Martin Luther King Jr. Day a day of service.

Chamber of Commerce

Chris Hembrough with the Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce

Joey talks with the President and CEO of the Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce about the Standard Aero/LLCC partnership at the airport.

Dorothy Hamill quits 'Dancing with the Stars' on her doctors recommendation during ABC's 'Dancing with the Stars': Season 16, Episode 3

Featuring: Dorothy Hamill, Tristan MacManus
Where: United States
When: 26 Mar 2013
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Dorothy Hamill promotes breast cancer awareness

Former Olympic gold figure skater Dorothy Hamill is promoting breast cancer awareness during what is a big year for her. Next month marks the 40th anniversary of her winter games victory in Austria where she became ‘America’s Sweetheart.’

Morning Newswatch

The latest on the Independent Maps coalition

Joey talks with Campaign Manger of Independent Maps, Dave Mellet about the progress the organization is having, and a new study about mapping.

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A new Lincoln Tomb documentary is available

Joey talks with Pam VanAlstine, the President of the Lincoln Monument Association about a new documentary called “Now He Belongs to the Ages: Lincoln Tomb.”

Recent Headlines

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Auburn School Happy to Host Gov. Rauner

4-5-16 Rauner

Hosting the governor at his small, rural district's high school Wednesday, Auburn school superintendent Darren Root says there is an important point to make.

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Caterpillar to Close 5 More Plants


Caterpillar Inc. says it will close five more factories — including an Oxford, Mississippi plant — as the Peoria, Illinois-based heavy equipment maker reacts to slowing demand for construction and mining equipment worldwide.

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Advocates Fear Chaos After Rauner Home Health Care Ruling

Illinois Republican gubernatorial candidate businessman Bruce Rauner participates in a Republican gubernatorial candidate debate Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014, in Springfield, Ill. The four Republican gubernatorial candidates said that they’ll be willing to work with unions if elected but differed on how to approach the relationship during a downstate debate that largely focused on pension reform, taxes and just briefly on personal issues that have dogged some of the candidates.

Illinois social service advocates fear chaos when a new ban on most overtime for home health care workers goes into effect Sunday.

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Six People Charged in Champaign Murder

Champaign Police Murder Arrests WAND

Four are in custody after the woman was found in Clinton Lake.

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Crimestoppers Seeks Gun Stealers


Springfield Police are looking for the public's help in solving a weekend burglary at a local business.