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Senator Andy Manar on business at the Illinois State House

Joey talks with State Senator Andy Manar as the Senate prepares for session tomorrow

Morning Newswatch

Meet Juan Huerta, Springfield’s new Community Relations Director

Joey talks with the new Community Relations Director for the city of Springfield, Juan Huerta.

Weekend Newswatch

The season has started for the Springfield Municipal Band

Joey talks with Brian Barstead, spokesperson for Springfield Municipal Band about the season which is now underway.


Possible 3rd party candidates in the presidential eleciton

Is a third political party looking to break out in the United States?


Sherman Mayor on the latest with the new village park

Joey talks with Sherman Mayor Trevor Clatfelter about the next phase for the new park in front of the Rail Golf Course.

Morning Newswatch

Sangamon Auditorium announces the new season

Joey talks with the Director of Sangamon Auditorium Bob Vaughn about the just announced upcoming season.

Weekend Newswatch

Representative Greg Harris on Illinois Education Czar Beth Purvis

Joey talks with Representative Greg Harris about the House Committee meeting yesterday that discussed Education Czar Beth Purvis’ salary coming out of the Department of Human Services, not the Education Department.


The U.S. Department of Labor releases the latest jobs report

The Labor Department releases the jobs report for may today, as they do on the first Friday of every month.

Morning Newswatch

Springfield Police Chief Kenny Winslow on body cam legislation

Joey talks with Springfield Police Chief Kenny Winslow about the body cam legislation that awaits Governor Bruce Rauner’s signature.

Weekend Newswatch

Transportation funding in Illinois

Joey talks with Dave Bender with the American Council of Engineering Companies of Illinois, a member of the Transportation for Illinois Coalition talks about transportation funding.

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

**Not available for publication in Germany, Poland, Russia, Hungary, Slovenia, Czech Republic, Serbia, Croatia, Slovakia**

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