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Rep. Tim Butler on the Committee of the Whole session in the Illinois House

Joey talks with Representative Tim Butler about yesterday’s Committee of the Whole session at the Illinois House of Representatives, and the budget stalemate.

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It was a volatile day on the markets yesterday in China

Trading in China’s main index was rocky yesterday before closing down 1.3%.

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Concern over markets continue today

Joey talks to the Dean of the College of Business & Management at the University of Illinois Springfield, Ron McNeil about concern over the market turmoil.

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Ward 7 Alderman Joe McMenamin on Hunter Lake

Joey talks with Springfield Ward 7 Alderman Joe McMenamin, who doesn’t think Hunter Lake is a good move right now, to get his thought son the latest developments on the lake.

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Stunning statistics about heroin overdoses

The centers for disease control reports that the heroin death toll from heroin overdoses have quadrupled in the decade that ended in 2013, and it has only gotten worse.

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Department of Public Health Director Jim Stone on West Nile

Now that there are two cases of West Nile Virus in Illinois, Joey talks with the Director of the Sangamon County Department of Public Health, Jim Stone on how to recognize West Nile virus and how to reduce the chances of getting it.

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3 Americans receive the French Legion of Honor

Five passengers who were aboard a french high speed train and attacked a gunman were honored with the highest recognition in France, the Legion of Honor.

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State Senator Andy Manar

Joey talks with State Senator Andy Manar about the latest issues taken up by the Senate, the governor and why he had to change a fundraising event this week.

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You can sill help Contact Ministries get kids “Ready for Success”

Joey talks with contact Ministries Transitional Shelter Director, Mia Woods about how you can still help gets kids read for school with the “Ready for Success” program.

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Government email addresses showing up in Ashley Madison hack leak

Marriage counselors might want to set up shop in the federal government.

Recent Headlines

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Chicago Officer Sues Estate of Teen He Shot, Claiming Trauma

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A white Chicago police officer who fatally shot a black 19-year-old college student and accidently killed a neighbor has filed a lawsuit against the teenager's estate, arguing the shooting left him traumatized.

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New Commemorative Quarter Features Shawnee National Forest

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A commemorative coin featuring a scene from the Shawnee National Forest in southern Illinois has entered into circulation.

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U of I Reports Record Number of Freshmen Applications

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University of Illinois officials say a record number of prospective freshmen have applied for enrollment next fall across the school's three campuses.

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USO Says “Thank You” to National Guard

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The USO’s Illinois chapter wrapped up a week celebrating their 75th anniversary by thanking the people they serve – the troops.

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Court Upholds TV Pitchman Kevin Trudeau’s 10-Year Sentence

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An appeals court in Chicago has upheld a 10-year prison term for best-selling author Kevin Trudeau.