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Sherman gets a $5,000 grant for roads

Mayor Trevor Clatfelter visits with Joey about a $5,000 grant from the Sangamon County Planning Commission, and economic development in Sherman.

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How healthy are the residents of Sangamon county?

Joey talks with Dr. David Steward, from the SIU School of Medicine’s Office of Community Health and Service about Sangamon County ranking as one of the unhealthiest counties in the state.

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Race relations in Springfield

Joey talks with Sandy Robinson with the Springfield Office of Community Relations about race relations in the city.

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You want an open internet, right?

Ray Schroeder, from the University of Illinois Springfield talks with Joey about a recently struck down ruling from the FCC might affect how you stream movies in your home.

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State Senator Sam McCann

Joey talks with State Senator Sam McCann on some of the latest headlines coming out of the Springfield.

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Tom Arnold visits the Morning Newswatch

Joey visits with Tom Arnold who is in town at Donnie B’s Comedy Club this weekend. Somehow cow farts come up in the conversation!

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Ball Charter School gears up for its lottery.

Principle Matt Fraas joins Joey McLaughlin to talk about the lottery process for getting kids into Ball Charter School for the upcoming year.

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A new challenger for the 96th legeslative district.

Joey McLaughlin talks with Landon Laubhan on entering the race on the republican ticket.

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The Kidzeum gets a big donation from ADM

Joey talks with the President of the Board of Directors of the Kidzeum of health and Science about a new large donation from Archer Daniels Midland.

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Why is the price of bacon on the rise?

Jim Kaitschuk, Executive Director of the Illinois Pork Producers talks with Joey McLaughlin about why the price of pork has been rising.

Recent Headlines

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Police, Secretary of State Disable IED in Downtown Springfield

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Springfield Police say an IED found in downtown Springfield Monday night was "rendered safe."

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Beer Tickets Land State Fair Manager in Hot Water

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Bliefnick hasn't responded for comment

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On-Line Learning Could Get a Boost

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Maintaining common standards in online college coursework is the goal of a new state law

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Illinois Coal a Hot Commodity Worldwide

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Illinois coal exports have risen sharply in recent years, even as its high sulfur content limits its demand in the U.S.

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Downtown Taylorville Building Partially Collapses

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A downtown Taylorville business is closed after part of its building collapsed over the weekend.