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Weekend Newswatch

The latest from the Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce

Joey talks with the President and CEO of the Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce about the business climate, and the upcoming “Meet the Entrepreneurs” event.


A look at presidential candidate weakness

Every candidate has an Achilles heel, but is’s not always one that gets a lot of attention.

Morning Newswatch

Downtown Springfield Inc. unveils a new plan to curb panhandling

Joey talks with the Executive Director of Downtown Springfield Inc.(DSI), Victoria Ringer, about a new plan DSI has to help curb panhandling downtown.

Weekend Newswatch

“Jane Eyre: The Musical” opens tonight at Theater in the Park

Joey talks with Marlee Roate (Adult Jane Eyre), Natalie McLaughlin (Young Jane Eyre) and the Executive Director of Theater in the Park, Kari Catton about the opening of “Jane Eyre: The Musical”


Drone use in the United States is growing

The use of drones is sharply on the rise in the U.S.

Morning Newswatch

Rob Mellon on the race for the 18th Congressional District

Joey talks with Rob Mellon as election day for the 18th congressional District special election nears.

Weekend Newswatch

Tips on healthy eating at the Illinois State Fair

Joey talks with the diabetes program coordinator for the Memorial Weight Los and Wellness Center, Kathy Levin about trying to eat healthy while at the fair.


The benefits of congressional endorsements

Public endorsements from members of congress don’t carry the weight they used to when it comes to influencing voters, but the support of law makers on capitol hill has other benefits.

Morning Newswatch

Ward 10 Alderman Ralph Hanauer

Joey talks with Springfield Ward 10 Alderman Ralph Hanauer on City Council Committee of the Whole last night.

Weekend Newswatch

The ‘Smarter Sentencing Act’

Joey talks with University of Illinois Springfield Associate Professor in the department of Criminal Justice, Ryan Williams about the Smarter Sentencing Act.

Recent Headlines

3 hours ago in Local

Full Text and Audio of Obama’s Speech to Legislature

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Click here for text and audio of President Obama's address to the Illinois General Assembly.

3 hours ago in Local

LISTEN: President Obama’s Full Speech at Hoogland Center for the Arts

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Click here for President Obama's remarks at the Hoogland Center for the Arts

3 hours ago in Local

Lawmakers, Current and Past, React to Obama Speech

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President Barack Obama visited Springfield Wednesday and had a lot to say to the General Assembly and Governor Rauner.

8 hours ago in Local

Obama: Citizens Are Turned Off By Current “Poisonous Political Climate” In U.S.

Obama speaks about the sequester in Washington

In his address, President Obama says people around the country are turned off by current "poisonous political climate."

9 hours ago in Local

Obama Reminiscing About Days In Illinois Legislature

Obama speaks about the sequester in Washington

President Obama reminisces about his days in the Illinois legislature.