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Filling the seat of Representative Raymond Poe

Joey talks with the Chair of the Sangamon County GOP, Rosemarie Long on the process for replacing Representative Raymond Poe.

Weekend Newswatch

The 2016 presidential campaign and the terror attacks

Who is saying what on the presidential campaign trail about the terrorist attacks in the Pairs and what the U.S. response should be.

City of Springfield

Alderman Joe McMenamin on the Ward 7 meeting

Joey talks with Ward 7 Alderman Joe McMenamin about the Ward 7 ward meeting that happened on Saturday morning.

Chamber of Commerce

Josh Collins from the Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce

Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce Director of Business and Community Development Josh Collins talks with Joey about the Mayor’s Community Prayer Breakfast and a trip the chamber is taking to Chicago.

The public observe a one minute silence for the victims of the Paris terrorist attacks on on 'This Morning'. Broadcast on ITV1 HD

When: 16 Nov 2015
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France launches air strikes against ISIS

France has launched air strikes on Islamic State in Syria responding to the attacks on Paris.

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School House Rock opens at the Hoogland

The show’s director and a couple of cast members join Alex Degman to talk about School House Rock.

Illinois State Museum

State Rep. Tim Butler — A Bill to Reopen the Illinois State Museum

Butler talks with Alex Degman about a bipartisan effort to reopen the State Museum system — but will it do anything?

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This Morning — University Protests Spreading

Two people have been arrested following Internet threats against minorities.


Analysis of the Milwaukee GOP Presidential Debate

Dr. Christopher McDonald, political science professor at Lincoln Land Community College, joins Alex Degman to talk about the high and low points of Tuesday’s debate.


What’s Happening at the Statehouse? Anything?

Dave Dahl takes a break from anchoring to chat with Alex Degman about Tuesday’s action, or lack thereof.

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