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Rep. Sara Wojcicki Jimenez on the State of the State Address

Joey talks with Representative Sara Wojcicki Jimenez to get her thoughts on what she wants to hear out of Bruce Rauner’s State of the State Address.


Springfield Ward 5 Alderman Proctor on the budget

Joey talks with Springfield Ward 5 Alderman Andrew Proctor about last night’s city council, and budget meetings


What to expect at the State of the State Address

Joey talks with the Executive Vice President of the Illinois Policy Institute, Kristina Rasmussen on what to expect from the State of the State Address.

Bernard Sanders speaks during the Presidential Candidates Plenary at the National Urban League Conference at the Fort Lauderdale Convention Center

Featuring: Democratic Presidential hopeful U.S. Senator Bernard 'Bernie' Sanders
Where: Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
When: 31 Jul 2015
Credit: Johnny Louis/WENN.com

Bernie Sanders and the 2016 campaign

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders, the Democratic presidential candidate in a tight battle with Hillary Clinton in New Hampshire and Iowa, could go farther than any Jewish presidential hopeful ever has.

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State Senator Sam McCann on the State of the State address

Joey gets State Senator Sam McCann’s take on when he would like to hear from Governor Bruce Rauner during the State of the State address.


The Central Illinois Food Bank food rescue program

Joey talks with Krista Lisser with the Central Illinois Food Bank bout how much edible food the food bank gets or “rescues” from stores, that otherwise would have been thrown awa

Republican Florida U.S. Senator Marco Rubio speaks as he announces his candidacy for the Republican presidential nomination during an event at the Freedom Tower. Rubio is one of three Republican candidates to announce their plans on running against the Democratic challenger for the White House in 2016.

Featuring: Marco Rubio
Where: Miami, Florida, United States
When: 13 Apr 2015
Credit: Johnny Louis/JLNPhotography/WENN.com

Marco Rubio reveals his plan to get the nomination

After facing questions for months over his passive campaign approach in Iowa, Marco Rubio is now sharing a specific blueprint for how he can secure the republican nomination for president.


Representative Tim Butler on the State of the State Address

Joey talks with Representative Tim Butler on what he wants to hear from Governor Bruce Rauner at the State of the State Address.

Springfield Economic Development Coordinator Karen Davis

Joey talks with Springfield’s Economic and Development Coordinator Karen Davis about ongoing projects, the “Y” Block, new budgeted positions for her office, and more.

Weekend Newswatch

Iowa prepares the a crush of media

Iowa is not only preparing to set the tone in the presidential race when it holds it’s caucuses a week from today, it is also preparing for a crush of reporters and broadcast trucks.

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On Eve of Obama Visit, Rauner Pushes Agenda


Won't give up on "structural change"

9 hours ago in Local

Davis, LaHood Talk Presidential Visit

Barack Obama makes Thanksgiving Day phone calls to U.S. troops

The two Republican Congressmen whose districts include Springfield are ready to welcome President Obama to the Capitol.

13 hours ago in Local

U of I Menorah Vandalized Again

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A 9-foot-tall menorah at a University of Illinois Jewish student center has been damaged for a third time in less than a year.

13 hours ago in Local

Lawmaker Introduces Violent Videos Bill


An Illinois lawmaker wants to criminalize recording fights in order to post them online.

14 hours ago in Local

Downtown Street Parking Ban for Obama Event

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The City of Springfield has put out a list of places you can't park in the downtown area Wednesday due to President Obama's visit.