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Weekend Newswatch

Alderman Edwards on city council meeting and the primary election

Joey talks to Ward 1 Alderman Frank Edwards about the short city council meeting and about yesterday’s primary election.

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Keystone, commuter train crash and the American Sniper trial

A morning brief on the Keystone pipeline, that commuter train crash, and the man accused of killing American Sniper author Chris Kyle.

The Chairman of the House Violence Prevention Task Force

Representative Greg Harris the Chairman of the House Violence Prevention Task Force talks with Joey about its first meeting yesterday.

Morning Newswatch

Replacing Representative Rich Brauer

Joey talks with the Dave Bender, the Chair of the Selection Committee about replacing Rich Brauer who is now Assistant Director at IDOT.

Weekend Newswatch

Sangamon county clerk Don Gray on election day

Joey talks with Sangamon County Clerk Don Gray about today’s primary election.

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Rich Brauer on his new job at the Illinois Department of Transportation

Joey talks with Rich Bruaer about his new gig as assistant secretary in the Illinois Department of Transportation, and on his time as a Representative.

Weekend Newswatch

The Oscars, Homeland Security and mall violence concerns

The latest on Homeland Security funding, threats of mall violence and Hollywood patted itself on the back last night at the 87th Academy Awards.

Morning Newswatch

State Senator Jason Barickman on new school funding legislation

Joey talks with State Senator Jason Barickman about his introduction of new school funding legislation.

Weekend Newswatch

Springfield Muni audition workshop is at the Hoogland tomorrow

Springfield Muni board members Michelle Eccles and Dan Humphries talk with Joey about the Muni’s audition workshop being held at the Hoogland Center for the Arts tomorrow (2-21-15).

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The latest developments in the Las Vegas road rage murder

There are new developments from that deadly road rage incident in Las Vegas in which a mother of four was killed.

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Amtrak Train to St. Louis Delayed Twice — Once Due to Freight Train Derailment

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A freight train derailment in Pontiac resulted in a 14-hour train ride for Amtrak passengers looking to go toward St. Louis.

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LaHood Gets GOP Nod in 18th Congressional District Race, Mellon Wins Dem Primary

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Illinois state Sen. Darin LaHood has won the Republican special primary in the race to replace disgraced ex-U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock.

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Authorities Issue Alert for Missing Cass County Teen

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Authorities have issued an alert after an 18-year-old girl is believed to have left home with a 45-year-old man.

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New Ad Campaign Criticizes Kirk

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Environmentalists are taking to television to spread the word about how much they disagree with U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.)

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Springfield Mass Transit District Unveils Revamped Website

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The Springfield Mass Transit District has unveiled a new website that one of its creators says should help make looking for routes and departure times much easier than before.