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Weekend Newswatch

State Senator Sam McCann on the 2015 budget agreement

Joey talks with State Senator Sam McCann about filling the $1.6 billion budget hole for fiscal year 2015.

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Did the Germanwings co-pilot suffer from depression?

Joey talks with CBS Radio News Aviation Analyst Mark Rosenker about the latest into the investigation into the co-pilot of Germanwings Flight 9525.

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Germanwings Flight 9525 investigation continues

In the past 24 hours the investigation of the Gremanwings flight that crashed in the French Alps has shifted from mechanical or technical failure to the co-pilot Andreas Lubitz.

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Jordan Abudayyeh on tonight’s mayoral debate

Joey talks with Jordan Abudayyeh about the debate tonight between mayoral candidates Jim Langelder and Paul Palazzolo. It starts at 6:00PM and you can hear it here on WTAX and watch it on NewsChannel 20.

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The Consul General of Israel to the Midwest is in Springfield

Joey talks with Roey Gilad, Consul General of Israel to the Midwest as he prepares to address the Illinois House and Senate later today.

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Tornadoes kill one in Tulsa and Oklahoma City

One person has been killed after a tornado tore through Tulsa and Oklahoma City areas.

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Representative Tim Butler on the Illinois House budget fix

Joey talks with Representative Tim Butler on the agreement that passed through the house yesterday to fill the 1.6 billion dollar budget hole for this year.

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Angelina Jolie and cancer surgery

Joey talks with Dr. Nora MacZura with Springfield Clinic about Angelina Jolie and her choice to have her fallopian tubes and ovaries removed because of her family history of cancer and genetic testing.

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The search continues for the cause of that German airliner crash

Investigators on the scene of a plane crash in the remote french alps don’t believe there are any survivors, all 150 on board are presumed dead.

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“A Fiendish Assassination” opening at the ALPLM next week

Joey talks with Lincoln Collection Curator at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum (ALPLM) James Cornelius about the new exhibit on the Lincoln assassination opening April 2 at the ALPLM.

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Clean Jobs Coalition’s Idea to Comply with Federal Mandates: Pass Our Bill

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How will Illinois comply with the president’s Clean Power Plan? One group has the answer – pass our bill.

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Florida Healthcare Technology Firm to Hire 300 in Decatur

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Convey Health Solutions announced that it will open an office in Decatur and need to hire a mix of permanent, seasonal, full-time and part-time workers.

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Outbreak of Mumps Affecting Mostly U of I C-U Campus Students

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Sixty people in the Champaign-Urbana have been reported since April as having the mumps -- most of which are from University of Illinois students.

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Weekend Springfield Fires Displace At Least 15

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Two fires displaced at least 15 Springfield residents over the weekend.

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Teens Arrested for Shooting

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A Springfield teenager is behind bars for what police suspect was a drive-by shooting Sunday night.