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Rob Mellon (D) — 18th District Congressional Candidate

Joey McLaughlin talks with Rob Mellon, one of the candidates vying to replace Aaron Schock in Illinois’ 18th Congressional District.

Morning Newswatch

Habitat for Humanity celebrates a milestone tonight

Joey talks with the Executive Director of Habitat for Humanity of Sangamon County, Colleen Stone about the 100th family the organization has housed.

Weekend Newswatch

“Grease” opens at Theater in the Park tonight

“Grease” director Karla Brady Wilhelm, joins Joey along with Haley Muller who plays “Sandy”, and Brooke Seacrist to talk about the show and sing “Raining on Prom Night” for you


Hate in America

Why is it that america is still dealing with racial hatred in 2015?

Morning Newswatch

Alderman Joe McMenamin on the Bluffstone project

Joey talks with Ward 7 Alderman Joe McMenamin on the Bluffstone student housing project that is proposed for downtown Springfield.

Weekend Newswatch

Representative Tim Butler on budget progress

Joey talks with Representative Tim Butler to see if there is any progress on the budget statement at the Illinois State House.


Lobbyist contributions in the presidential campaing

This may not be much of a surprise to you, but some presidential candidates seem to indicate one thing, but do something else.

Morning Newswatch

Springfield Ward 9 Alderman Jim Donelan

Joey talks with Ward 9 Alderman Jim Donelan about the city council meeting and the Bluffstone project.


The latest on the alleged Cardinal hacking scandal

Joey talks with Illinois Radio Network Sports Director Jason Groch on the alleged hacking of the Houston Astros by the St. Louis Cardinals.


Donald Trump announces his candidacy for the presidency

Real estate developer and TV personality Donald Trump has entered the republican race for president.

Recent Headlines

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American Business Club of Springfield Waiting for State Fair Money

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Owed thousands by the state, one of the Illinois State Fair vendors is giving money away anyway.

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St. John’s, Memorial Hospitals Help Enos Park

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Springfield's two hospitals are on the first step of a three-year joint initiative that for now will help provide better access to health care in the Enos Park neighborhood.

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Former Gov. Ryan Calls for Criminal Justice Reform


Former Gov. George Ryan is using examples from his own time in prison to call for changes to the criminal justice system.

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Students from China Help Champaign-Urbana

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More than 5,200 students from China attend the University of Illinois campus in Champaign-Urbana.

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Kent Gray Named Trump’s Illinois Campaign Director

GOP presidential front-runner Donald Trump speaks at a news conference in Manhattan after he signed a pledge to support the Republican nominee in the 2016 general election, ruling out a third-party or independent run.

Featuring: Donald Trump
Where: New York, New York, United States
When: 03 Sep 2015
Credit: Dennis Van Tine/Future Image/WENN.com

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Gray directed reporters' inquiries to Hope Hicks, a national communications director for Trump, who wouldn't let us talk to him.