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What about the democrats not named Sanders and Clinton?

The Democratic debate was a great opportunity for the lesser know candidates to gain some publicity. They have all been struggling to get traction.

Morning Newswatch

Illinois State Treasurer Mike Frerichs on the budget stalemate

Joey talks with Illinois State Treasurer Mike Frerichs on how his office is dealing whith the budget stalemate.

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Springfield Mayor Jim Langfelder on his proposed residency requirement

Joey talks with Springfield Mayor Jim Langfelder about why he will soon introduce a residency requirement for new city employees.

Weekend Newswatch

The ‘No Labels Problem Solver’ convention

The ‘No Labels’ movement in Washington is trying to create momentum about its problem solving approach by staging an event in New Hampshire in the midst of a presidential primary.

Morning Newswatch

Mammogram Mondays are back

Joey talks with registered nurse and community cancer education coordinator for Memorial Medical Center’s Regional Cancer Center, Celeste Wile on the return of Mammogram Monday in central Illinois.

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The latest on who could be the Speaker of the House

Joey talks with CBS Radio News Steven Portnoy live from Capitol Hill to get the latest on Paul Ryan and others who might be Speaker of the House.

Weekend Newswatch

Crime reporting system lags behind

As law enforcement officials struggle to cope with a sudden unexplained rise in violent crime in many cities, they find themselves hampered by an outdated system for gathering national crime data that leaves them blind on such basic questions like how many murders happened last month.

Weekend Newswatch

Governor Rauner and the Democrats spar over the budget impasse

Joey talks with University of Illinois Springfield Dr. Kent Redfield about the talk from the Governor and the Democrats on the budget.

Morning Newswatch

The ‘Oak Ridge Cemetery Walk’ is back

Joey talks with Mary Alice Davis, chairman of the Cemetery Walk committee and president of the Sangamon County Historical Society about the return of the Oak Ridge Cemetery Walk.

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Illinois isn’t the only state with budget issues

Most states right now are benefiting from growing tax collections as the national economy continues to grow….this allows them to balance budgets in the spring largely avoiding deep cuts or tax increases.

Recent Headlines

4 hours ago in Local

Downtown Street Parking Ban for Obama Event

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The City of Springfield has put out a list of places you can't park in the downtown area Wednesday due to President Obama's visit.

10 hours ago in Local

Senate Democrat Hopefuls Joust

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First joint appearance for Duckworth, Harris, Zopp

23 hours ago in Local

Public Not Allowed at Obama Speech — But Will Be Broadcast Live on WTAX

President Barack Obama signs the Civil Rights History Project Act of 2009 bill into law in the Oval Office of the White House. With President Obama are from left: Rep. Mike Quigley (D-IL); Rep. Carolyn McCarthy (D-NY); Rep. Sanford Bishop (D-GA); Rep. Lacy Clay (D-MO); Rep. Jim Clyburn (D-SC) and Rep. John Lewis (D-GA).
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Where: DC, United States
When: 12 May 2009
Credit: WENN

A spokesman for Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan says the public will not be able to attend when President Barack Obama delivers a speech in the Illinois House chamber on Wednesday.

23 hours ago in Local

State Museum Prepared to Re-Open — If Lawmakers Allow It

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The Illinois State Museum can open once again. But State Department of Natural Resources head Wayne Rosenthal says not yet.

23 hours ago in Local

Davis Proposes FAA, Air Traffic Control Operations Changes

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Davis and and a Democratic Congressman are proposing that that Air Traffic Control operations be run by a not-for-profit entity.