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We need your questions for the 2015 Springfield Mayoral Debate

Joey talks with WTAX Brand Manager/News Director Alex Degmen about this Thursdays mayoral debate with Newschannel 20.


Ted Cruz throws his hat into the presidential ring

Texas senator Ted Cruz, a favorite of the tea party will announce today that he is seeking the republican presidential nomination in 2016.

Morning Newswatch

Senator Andy Manar on the budget and school funding

Joey talks with State Senator Andy Manar about progress on budget negotiations, cuts to local governments and the effects of proposed cuts to schools.

Weekend Newswatch

“Fiddler on the Roof” opens this weekend at the Hoogland

Joey talks with Gus Gordon from the Hoogland Center for the Arts about the opening of “Fiddler on the Roof” featuring John Preece, who has toured professionally in the show for 25 years.


The latest on the Tunisian museum attacks

Islamic State has now claimed responsibility for that attack on a museum in the Tunisian capitol.

Morning Newswatch

Sherman Mayor Trevor Clatfelter on upcoming budget challenges

Joey talks with Sherman Mayor Trevor Clatfelter on the Village Board’s work to fight the governor’s plan to strip tax money from municipalities and where they are in managing the budget this year.


The latest on the terrorist attacks in Tunisia

17 foreign tourists are dead after terrorists attacked a museum in Tunisian capitol.

Morning Newswatch

Political consultant Thom Serafin on the Schock resignation

Political consultant Thom Serafin with Serafin & Associates talks with Joey about the resignation of Aaron Schock.

Weekend Newswatch

UIS political science professor on Aaron Schock resignation

Joey talks with Dr. Kent Redfield, a political science professor at the university of Illinois to get some analysis of the Aaron Schock resignation.


Benjamin Netanyahu will keep his job at PM of Israel

It was a come from behind victory for Benjamin Netanyahu and his Likud party in the Israeli elections.

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Alleged Improprieties Force Out Two Parole Board Members

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Two members of the Illinois Prisoner Review Board have been removed in the wake of published reports of erroneous filings with the state and the federal government.

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Rauner Addresses Concerns of State’s University Presidents


The Governor was in Urbana Friday to address the concerns of nine presidents over universities in Illinois.

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State Rep. Avery Bourne to Run for Full Term


State Rep. Avery Bourne to run for election.

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United Way’s “Days of Action” This Weekend

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The United Way of Central Illinois is holding the annual Fall Days of Action.

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Former Gov. Quinn Appears in Champaign

Governor Pat Quinn State of State

"One day a peacock, the next day a feather duster."