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NY Mayor and police unions halt war of words

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio police unions in the city have agreed to end a war of words until two police officers shot this weekend are laid to rest.

Weekend Newswatch

Give the gift of life during the holidays

With so much to do, blood donations fall off during the holidays. Joey talks with Tara Matheson and Ana McFarland from the Central Illinois Community Blood Center.

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Are you ready for First Night?

President of the Springfield Area Arts Council Craig McFarland joined Joey to talk about the lineup for the 28th annual First Night Springfield.

Morning Newswatch

New hacking threats from North Korea

North Korea says it was launching a counter attack that was thousands of times greater than that against the one against Sony Pictures.

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New York cops murdered

The assassination of two New York city police offices has emboldened law enforcement and it’s supporters to lash out at weeks of nationwide criticism that they has left police officers more vulnerable.

Morning Newswatch

Chatham Village President Tom Gray on Chatham water

Chatham Village President Tom Gray joins Joey to talk about the latest on the situation with water in Chatham.

Weekend Newswatch

Mark Albertson on the work of the Illinois Cuba Working Group

Joey talks with Mark Albertson with the Illinois Soybean Association on the work of the Illinois Cuba Working Group, and what improved relations with the nation could mean for Illinois farmers.

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Obama administration contemplates retaliation against North Korea

The internal debate continues for the Obama administration …how can it retaliate against North Korea for the apparent attack on…

Morning Newswatch

UIS professor Adriana Crocker on U.S./Cuba relations

Joey talks with UIS Associate Professor of Political Science Adriana Crocker about the surprise announcement of new U.S./Cuba relations.

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You will not see “The Interview” any time soon.

There are some new developments this morning on the Sony pictures hacking scandal, and the movie “The Interview”.

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18th District Republican Congressional Candidates Debate

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The three debated at the State Journal-Register Monday.

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Rauner, Legislative Leaders Meet — No Progress Reported

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The governor and lawmakers have been at a stalemate for weeks over a spending plan for the 2016 fiscal year.

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Langfelder to Announce Police Chief Pick Tuesday

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Springfield Mayor Jim Langfelder will announce his pick for police chief Tuesday.

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Blood Center Opens New Donor Center

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The Central Illinois Community Blood Center is officially in its new home.

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Lincoln College to Become University Again

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The just-installed president of Lincoln College says the college will become a university again.