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President Obama addresses ‘Countering Extremism’ Summit

President Obama addressed a three day summit at the white house about violent extremism and radicalization ends today.

Morning Newswatch

Springfield Ward 8 Alderman Kris Theilen on the City Council meeting

Joey talks with Springfield Ward 8 Alderman Kris Theilen about the city council meeting, CWLP, the budget and the ethics committee.

Weekend Newswatch

Springfield School Superintendent Jennifer Gill

Springfield School Superintendent Jennifer Gill talks with joey about the school board meeting, school funding and the sale of district surpluses.

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Sherman Mayor Trevor Clatfelter on the latest form the village

Joey chats with Sherman Mayor Sherman Clatfelter on TIF funding, new businesses, and construction on the new Sherman park.

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Dr. Kent Redfield on what to expect out of the Governor’s budget adress

Joey talks with University if Illinois Springfield political science professor Dr. Kent Redfield about Governor Rauner’s upcoming budget address.

Weekend Newswatch

Ward 5 Alderman Sam Cahnman on the upcoming primary

Joey talks with Ward 5 Alderman Sam Cahnman about his concern that voters don’t know they do not have to declare their party to vote in next week’s important Springfield City Primary Tuesday, February 24th.

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Morning brief – train derailment, winter storm and immigration

A federal judge has granted a request by 26 sates that would temporarily block the presidents executive action on illegal immigration, plus the latest on yet another winter storm, and the West Virginia trail derailment.

Morning Newswatch

Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce President and CEO

Joey talks with the President and CEO of the Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce about recent restaurant closings and the latest feedback the chamber is getting from local businesses.

Weekend Newswatch

Egypt air strikes, Denmark shooting and more snow in the North East

Shootings in Denmark, more snow in the northeast, and Egypt earlier today said it launched air strikes against Islamic State targets in Libya.

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Presidential politics – a new announcement on the way?

Ohio governor John Kasich is traveling to South Carolina this week, because he is considering a run for president, and South Carolina is an early primary state seen as a key stop for republicans.

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Illinois First State in the Nation to Lock Painkiller Bottles

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The one-year program will put the locks on painkillers that contain hydrocodone, also known as Vicodin or Norco.

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The Du Quoin State Fair is on Now Through Labor Day

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Fair Manager Patrick Buchen says it's a money windfall for the area.

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Pair of House Fires Look Like Arson but Appear to be Unrelated

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SPD and SFD continue to investigate the fires which occured within 90 minutes of each other.

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Judge Considers Whether to Dismiss Illinois Head-Injury Suit

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Cook County Judge Leroy Martin Jr. heard oral arguments Friday.

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Ex-Washington Mayor Don Gronewald Dead at 83

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Gronewald, mayor of the central Illinois town from 1989 to 2001, died Tuesday at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center in Peoria.