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Morning Newswatch

Nicole Evans candidate for 186 sub-district 3, on being 12 votes down

Blake Handley won District 186 Sub-district 3 with the counts as of election night, there there are only 12 votes separating him and Nicole Evans. Joey talks with Nicole about her plans for the race.

Weekend Newswatch

“Our American Cousin” Opens this weekend at the Hoogland

Lora Beavers, Keith Wilson and director Pam Brown join Joey to talk about “Our American Cousin” which opens tonight at the Hoogland Center for the Arts.


Dash cam video of that South Carolina police shooting has been released

Joey talks with Steve Futterman with CBS Radio News about what we know now that dash cam video has been released in that police shooting in South Carolina.

Morning Newswatch

School Board member Adam Lopez on his run for Congress

Joey talks with Adam Lopez who has announce he wants to become the Democratic nominee in the upcoming special election to fill the seat vacated by former Congressman Aaron Schock.

Weekend Newswatch

What will happen to The Autism Program (TAP)?

Joey talks with Mark Schmidt spokesperson for The Autism Program (TAP) about what will happen to the families served by the program now that Governor Rauner has suspended fundeing for the rest of this fiscal year and plans to eliminate $4.3 million dollars for TAP for next year.


The next step in the Boston Marathon bombing trial

A guilty verdict has been returned on all 30 counts in the Boston Marathon bombing trial.

Morning Newswatch

Jim Langfelder on his win for Mayor of Springfield

Joey talks with the newly elected Mayor of Springfield Jim Langfelder about his win.

Weekend Newswatch

Ralph Hanauer on his election win

Ralph Hanauer defeated Phil Chiles in ward 10 last night. Joey along with Ben Yount from Illinois Watchdog, and Ray Lytle from afternoons here on WTAX talked about his win on election night.


Chuck Redpath on last night’s election

Chuck Redpath joined Joey McLaughlin, Ray Lytle and Ben Yount from Illinois Watchdog after his win and election to the City Council.

Sangamon County Clerk Don Gray on election day

Joey chats with Sangamon County Clerk about any issues voters might have, and how to remedy them on this election day.

Recent Headlines

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Medical Merger Looms


Illinois Hospital Association, Metropolitan Chicago Healthcare Council

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Oswego Man Challenges Kirk


"Grassroots" effort for conservative Marter

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Langfelder: Residency Requirement Ordinance Next Month

5-26-15 Langfelder

The city had a residency requirement for decades until aldermen removed it in 2000.

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SIU HealthCare Launches Online Patient Portal

SIU Health Portal

Patients of SIU HealthCare can now manage their health records online.

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Effort to Save Dick Van Dyke’s Childhood Home

Mary Poppins 50th Anniversary Screening at AFI Fest at TLC Chinese Theater

Featuring: Dick Van Dyke
Where: Los Angeles, California, United States
When: 10 Nov 2013
Credit: Nikki Nelson/WENN.com

A foundation has taken possession of the boyhood home of Dick and Jerry Van Dyke, brothers who made it big in show business.