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Weekend Newswatch

The State of the Union address – what to expect

President Obama delivers his 6th state of the union address this evening – what will he propose, and how much of his agenda is realistic with the republican controlled congress.

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Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce President and CEO

Joey talks with the Greater Springfield Chamber of commerce President and CEO Chris Hembrough about current economic situations in Springfield.

'Selma' New York premiere

The current state of race relations

Selma Alabama got a does of Hollywood yesterday, TV giant Oprah Winfrey and fellow actors from the movie Selma were joined by hundreds others for a march to recall one of the ugliest chapters of the civil rights movement yesterday.

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Hacking into North Korea & hacking for hire

Before President Obama pointed a finger directly at North Korea for the cyber attack on Sony Pictures, the U.S. had never specifically singled out another nation for hacking American sources…but he apparently had reliable sources this time.

Cardinals

A preview of the Cardinal Caravan that is in town Monday

Joey talks with Martin Coco with the St. Louis Cardinals about the Cardinal Caravan that is coming to the Prairie Capitol convention center on Monday.

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Constructing a new Lincoln hearse

Joey talks with P.J. Staab of Staab Funeral Home about the construction of a funeral hearse for the Lincoln Funeral Re-enactment happening this spring.

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Police conduct raids on terror cells in Belgium

Belgian authorities have prevented what they say was an imminent attack designed to kill police with raids on terror cells.

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Keeping kids safe online

Lots of kids got new tech devices over the holidays. Joey talks with Christine Feller, an Internet Safety Specialist at the High Tech Crime Bureau Office of the Illinois Attorney General on keeping them safe online.

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Losing the winter blues

Even though we will see some warmer temperatures over the weekend, there is still a lot of winter left. Joey talks with Lois McConomy from Memorial Counseling Associates on how to shake the winter blues.

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Attack on congress is foiled

An Ohio man who considers members of congress his enemies, has been arrested in connection with a plot to attack the U.S.Capitol.

Recent Headlines

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War on Poverty: Illinois Scores “Mediocre”

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Proportion of income devoted to rent is a problem

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Illinois Video Gambling Revenue Doubles in Second Year

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The state made nearly $165 million in 2014 from video gambling

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Durbin: Consolidate 15 Federal Food Agencies Into One

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U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) says he hopes the fifth time’s the charm for legislation to create a new food safety agency.

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A Huge Benefit for a Taylorville Elementary School

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"Kids are well fed, happy, smiling and being themselves rather than being in a situation where their stomachs are empty, they have headaches and stomach aches, they may be nauseous."