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Rallies are cropping up to keep the confederate flag

The national push to pull the confederate flag from stores and public displays is being met with resistance in some parts of the country.

Morning Newswatch

Representative Avery Bourne on the Budget

Joey talks with State Representative Avery Bourne about the continuing budget mess at the Illinois Statehouse.

Weekend Newswatch

“Seussical” opens this weekend at the Muni

Joey talks with Alex Remolina (JoJo), and Jeff Prince (General G.K. Schmitz) about musical “Swussical” which opens at the Muni this weekend.

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That government data breach was bigger that we thought

Here’s a phrase that we have gotten used to when it comes to comes to government data breaches…it was far worse than we were initially lead to believe.

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Darin LaHood on his win in the special primary for the 18th District

Joey talks with State Senator Darin LaHood on his win in the special primary for the 18th Congressional District seat vacated by Aaron Schock.

Weekend Newswatch

Rob Mellon on his win in the special primary for the 18th District

Joey talks with the winner of the special primary for the 18th Congressional District seat that was vacate by Aaron Schock.

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Gearing up for reductions in the military

We are expected to hear the formal announcement today that the U.S. Army is cutting more that 40,000 troops over the next two years.

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School District 186 board votes to buy more security cameras

Joey talks with District 186 School Board President Mike Zimmers about the board voting to purchase additional security cameras for Springfield middle and high schools.

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Ward 3 Alderman Doris Turner on the city council meeting

Joey talks with Ward 3 Alderman Doris Turner to see what action the council took last night at the city council meeting about the ‘pension perk.’

Weekend Newswatch

The Downtown Bacon Throwdown and Music Fest

Joey talks with Nick Sperry with Downtown Springfield Inc. and WTAX General Manager Charlie Ferguson about ‘The Downtown Bacon Throwdown and Music Fest’, and the Kids Zone.

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“Four Tops” Meet This Week

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Chicago Officer Sues Estate of Teen He Shot, Claiming Trauma

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A white Chicago police officer who fatally shot a black 19-year-old college student and accidently killed a neighbor has filed a lawsuit against the teenager's estate, arguing the shooting left him traumatized.

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New Commemorative Quarter Features Shawnee National Forest

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A commemorative coin featuring a scene from the Shawnee National Forest in southern Illinois has entered into circulation.