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A flap over promotion of the SHS spring musical “Hairspray The Musical”

Joey talks with some of the cast members of the spring musical at Springfield High School, “Hairspray The Musical” over signs at the school promoting the show.

Morning Newswatch

Broad Coalition seeks updated communications law in Illinois

A coalition of more than 240 Illinois organizations calls for update of expiring state communications law. Yesterday they delivered letters to Governor Rauner and Legislative Leaders. Joey talks with the President of AT&T Illinois Paul La Schiazza about it.

Weekend Newswatch

Who is the prosecutor looking at the Freddie Gray evidence?

There is a lot of pressure on Baltimore’s chief prosecutor who has barely been on the job for 100 days.

FILE - In this June 11, 2007 file photo, former Illinois Gov. Dan Walker speaks to reporters while showing off his book, " The Maverick and the Machine" at the Illinois State Capitol in Springfield, Ill. former Illinois Gov. Dan Walker speaks to reporters at the Illinois State Capitol in Springfield, Ill. Walker's son Dan Walker Jr. told The Associated Press that his father died Wednesday, April 29, 2015, at his home in California. Walker was governor of Illinois from 1973 to 1977. He was 92. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman, File)

Political consultant Thom Serafin on the late Dan Walker

Joey talks with former WTAX reporter, now political consultant and founder and CEO of Serafin & Associates, Inc. Thom Serafin about former Illinois Governor Dan Walker who passed away yesterday at 92.


A morning brief on Baltimore, Nepal and Bernie Sanders

This were quieter in Baltimore following the funeral of a man who died in custody earlier this month, the latest from Nepal and Bernie Sanders is running for President.


Ward 7 Alderman Joe McMenamin on City, Water, Light and Power

Joey talks with Ward 7 Alderman Joe McMenamin about the city council meeting last night and the financial situation with City, Water Light and Power.

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PJ Staab on the Lincoln funeral hearse

Joey talks with PJ Staab about the Lincoln funeral hearse that was specially made for the reenactment for the funeral this weekend.

Weekend Newswatch

Live from Baltimore with CBS Correspondent Steve Dorsey

Joey talks with Steve Dorsey with CBS Radio News live from Baltimore about how things went overnight and gets the latest developments.

Morning Newswatch

Authorities still working on getting to some Nepal earthquake victims

More than 5,000 are dead and more than 10,000 injured following Saturday’s powerful earthquake in Nepal.

Morning Newswatch

The Illinois State Treasurer on his first 100 days in office

Illinois State Treasurer Mike Frerichs talks with Joey about his first 100 days in office, and what comes next.

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CWLP Head Explains Rate Changes One Last Time


Doug Brown says he's not trying to hide anything.

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State Cutting Free STD Testing

Illinois Department of Public Health IDPH

State has notified jails, health departments, etc.

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Mautino Recommended to Replace Retiring Auditor General

Frank Mautino

Frank Mautino would replace current Auditor General William Holland when he retires at the end of the year.

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First Lady to Help Christen USS Illinois


Obama is the sponsor of the attack submarine that will become the USS Illinois.

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Illinois Crops Are Improving


Harvest halfway done