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If you call out The Donald, you had better be prepared

One thing is certain in the 2016 republican presidential race, if you call out Donald Trump, be prepared for fire.


Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner

Joey talks with Governor Bruce Rauner about his appointment to the Illinois Tollway Board, and of course about the lack of a budget.

Weekend Newswatch

District 186 Board President Mike Zimmers

Joey talks about the District 186 financial situation, prepping buildings for the first day of school, and the year around calendar.


We are learning more about the Chattanooga shooter

Details continue to trickle in about the life of the man who murdered 4 Marines and a Navy sailor by shooting up two military facilities last week.

Morning Newswatch

Dr. Doug Carlson on the ‘Keep Kids in School Coalition’

Joey talks with Dr. Douglas Carlson from the SIU School of Medicine on the ‘Keep Kids in School Coalition’ that is working to make sure kids in Springfield get school physicals.

Weekend Newswatch

The Chamber’s Chris Hembrough on Plae Dae Picnic

Joey talks with the President and CEO of the Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce Chris Hembrough about the upcoming 68th annual Plae Dae Picnic.


Donald Trump refuses to apologize for comments about John McCain

Some people want presidential candidate Donald Trump to apologize for his comments about the war record of Arizona Senator and one time presidential candidate John McCain.

Weekend Newswatch

Hope Institute CEO Clint Paul on changes at the facility

Clint Paul with Hope Institute talks with Joey about changes in the next year or so to the residential program at the facility.


The Chatham Sweetcorn Festival gets underway today

Joey talks with Jay Hoffman and Chuck Hunt with the Chatham Jaycees about the 2015 Chatham Sweetcorn Festival that starts at 4:00PM today.

Morning Newswatch

Will ‘The Donald’ have money problems while running for the White House?

Donald Trump may be the richest man in the presidential race, but that doesn’t mean the republican hopeful doesn’t have money problems.

Recent Headlines

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Illinois Corn Crop Deteriorates, Some Areas Could Use Rain


Most of the state’s been getting a break from heavy rain over the past few weeks, but that could be a problem pretty soon.

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Illinois’ Economy Still Steadily Growing


Illinois’ economy is still steadily growing.

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Ill. Senate Taking Up Plan to Spend $5B in Federal Money


The Illinois Senate is expected to vote on the measure today.

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Northwestern University Given $17.5 Million to Study New HIV Treatment


Northwestern University has been given a $17.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to invent.

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Clean Jobs Coalition’s Idea to Comply with Federal Mandates: Pass Our Bill


How will Illinois comply with the president’s Clean Power Plan? One group has the answer – pass our bill.