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Wes Barr, Jack Campbell Debate the Issues

Candidates Wes Barr and Jack Campbell who are facing off in the republican primary for sheriff Tuesday Joined Joey to debate the issues on the Morning Newswatch.

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Candidate Laubhan Retracts DUI Statements

In a conversation with Joey McLaughlin, Landon Laubhan, candidate in the Republican primary for the 96th House District seat retracts his statements about relaxing DIU laws in the state.

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2006 Tornadoes – Looking Back

It was 8 years ago today that the sun rose on the damage created by two twisters that slammed into Springfield. Joey talks with David Butt from the Sangamon County Office of Emergency Management about that day.

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Alderman Simpson on the City Council

Ward 2 Alderman Gail Simpson joins Joey to talk about the city council meeting last night, and the proposed city garage consolidation which includes a NAPA Auto Parts.

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Springfield Budget Driector

Joey talks with Springfield Budget Director Bill McCarty on the city garage consolidation and the inclusion NAPA Auto Parts.

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School Funding

Jeff Vose Sangamon County Regional Superintendent of Schools Joins Joey to talk about school funding or lack thereof.

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New Prostate Cancer Study

Urologic oncologist Dr. Shaheen Alanee from the SIU School of Medicine joins Joey to talk about a new prostate cancer study that says men under age 65 who had their prostate removed were less likely to die from their cancer than those who used a strategy called watchful waiting.

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A Kidzeum Update

The Kidzeum of Health and Science is coming to downtown Springfield. Joey gets an update on the children’s museum’s progress after a few big donations in that past few weeks, with Board President, Rachael Thompson.

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Changes Coming to the SAT

Joey talks with Associate Vice Chancellor for Undergraduate Education Karen Moranski at UIS on changes in the SAT.

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‘American Roots & Celtic Soul’ at the Hoogland this Weekend

Martin McCormack from Switchback joins Joey to talk about bringing Switchback’s unique sound to the Hoogland Center for the Arts this weekend.

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Medical Marijuana Applications Posted for Business

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Applications for medical marijuana begins September 2 for patients, September 8 for dispensaries.

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Illinois Museum to Display 1916 Military Equipment

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Military equipment from 1916 to be on display starting September 6.

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Reaction to IDNR’s Long-Awaited Fracking Rules Proposal

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One expert laments the length of time it took DNR to write the rules, which he says are too restrictive. Meanwhile, another expert says she'll have to see what the rules are before she calls them restrictive.

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Vallas Says Rauner’s Budget Plan Will Take $$ From Education

Illinois Republican gubernatorial candidate businessman Bruce Rauner participates in a Republican gubernatorial candidate debate Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014, in Springfield, Ill. The four Republican gubernatorial candidates said that they’ll be willing to work with unions if elected but differed on how to approach the relationship during a downstate debate that largely focused on pension reform, taxes and just briefly on personal issues that have dogged some of the candidates.

Quinn campaign says Rauner plan will cost education $4 billion.