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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.”

Weekend Newswatch

“Tick, Tick…Boom!” opens tonight at the Hoogland

Joey talks with Albert Capati about a new show opening at the Hoogland Center for the Arts this weekend. The show also stars Hope Cherry and Reggie Guyton.

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St. Louis Rams fans trying to get over the team moving

St. Louis Football fans are still licking their wounds after learning this week that the Rams will be returning to Los Angeles. It’s the second time the city has lost an NFL franchise.

Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner delivers his inauguration address Monday, Jan. 12, 2015, in Springfield, Ill., after being sworn in as Illinois' 42nd governor.

A conversation with Governor Bruce Rauner part 1

Part one of WTAX anchor/reporter Dave Dahl’s conversation with Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner about his first year in office.

Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner delivers his inauguration address Monday, Jan. 12, 2015, in Springfield, Ill., after being sworn in as Illinois' 42nd governor.

A conversation with Governor Bruce Rauner part 2

Part one of WTAX Anchor/reporter Dave Dahl’s conversation with Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner about his first year in office.

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A top issues with young voters is college debt

Faced with mounting debt, young people often site the cost of college and the enormous amount of student loans needed to cover the tab as one of their most important issues in the presidential race.

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Congressman Darin LaHood on the SOTU

Joey talks with Congressman Darin LaHood to get his thoughts on the President’s State of the Union address.

City of Springfield

Ward 7 Alderman Joe McMenamin

Joey talks with Springfield Ward 7 Alderman Joe McMenamin about the city council meeting, the money owed to the city from the state of Illinois, and current ethics cases.

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Chris Hrabe on Cardinal Caravan

Joey talks with the emcee of the upcoming Cardinal Caravan Chris Hrabe. Get more information on the Cardinal Caravan here.

Recent Headlines

3 hours ago in Local

Purple Heart Memorial to be Dedicated in August

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A Purple Heart memorial will join the memorials for World War II, and the Korean and Vietnam Wars at Oak Ridge Cemetery.

4 hours ago in Local

Local Home Sales Up Again

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There's more mostly good news on the local housing front.

5 hours ago in Local

Another Stopgap College Bill Is in the Works

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House could vote next week

6 hours ago in Local

Rauner Promotes Motorcycle Awareness

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Like him or not, Gov. Bruce Rauner is doing something nobody around Springfield can remember his predecessors doing: ride his own Harley-Davidson motorcycle around the capital city.

6 hours ago in Local

SEIU Healthcare Sues Rauner Over OT

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The union representing home-care workers in Illinois has filed an unfair labor practices charge against Gov. Bruce Rauner's administration.