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Grand Jury Doesn’t Indict NYC Officer in Choking Death

Eric Garner, 43, was killed by the NYPD while officers struggled to detain him. He was wanted for illegally selling cigarettes on Staten Island.

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Ask the Mayor — Wednesday Dec. 3, 2014

Mayor Mike Houston joins Alex Degman for the monthly segment

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Rauner: The State Budget is Even Worse Than I Thought

Bruce Rauner says the state budget picture is getting more grim by the day.

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Oak Ridge Cemetery’s Restored Original Entrance is Unveiled

Oak Ridge Cemetery Foundation President Jen Aholt joins Alex Degman to preview Wednesday’s festivities.

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Difficult to Tell Who’s Being Killed by Police?

The Wall Street Journal found that hundreds of homicides by law enforcement agencies between 2007 and 2012 weren’t reported to the FBI.

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A Toys for Tots Drive Dec. 7

Springfield’s Ward 8 Alderman, Kris Theilen, is heading it up at Babies ‘R Us.

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Springfield BOE’s Scott McFarland on Test Scores; SB16

Test scores district wide are improving.

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Public Hearings for a Clean Energy Transmission Line

Alex Degman talks about a series of public hearings so people can get more information on the Grain Belt Express Clean Line.

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President Obama Wants More Support for Police Body Cams

The Wall Street Journal This Morning’s Gordon Deal reports.

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DSI’s Ann Frescura on Old Capitol Holiday Walks

The first Holiday Walk is this Wednesday.

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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

6-3-15 Springfield Police Chief Forum

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.