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Morning Newswatch

Political Action Committees have evolved since the last presidential election

Political Action Committees have evolved since the 2012 presidential campaign.

Morning Newswatch

Mark Whitlock and Karl Luthin on horses for the Lincoln reenactment.

Joey talks with historical reenactor Mark Whitlock and Karl Luthin with KEL Productions about the horses being used in the Lincoln reenactment this weekend.


A flap over promotion of the SHS spring musical “Hairspray The Musical”

Joey talks with some of the cast members of the spring musical at Springfield High School, “Hairspray The Musical” over signs at the school promoting the show.

Morning Newswatch

Broad Coalition seeks updated communications law in Illinois

A coalition of more than 240 Illinois organizations calls for update of expiring state communications law. Yesterday they delivered letters to Governor Rauner and Legislative Leaders. Joey talks with the President of AT&T Illinois Paul La Schiazza about it.

Weekend Newswatch

Who is the prosecutor looking at the Freddie Gray evidence?

There is a lot of pressure on Baltimore’s chief prosecutor who has barely been on the job for 100 days.

FILE - In this June 11, 2007 file photo, former Illinois Gov. Dan Walker speaks to reporters while showing off his book, " The Maverick and the Machine" at the Illinois State Capitol in Springfield, Ill. former Illinois Gov. Dan Walker speaks to reporters at the Illinois State Capitol in Springfield, Ill. Walker's son Dan Walker Jr. told The Associated Press that his father died Wednesday, April 29, 2015, at his home in California. Walker was governor of Illinois from 1973 to 1977. He was 92. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman, File)

Political consultant Thom Serafin on the late Dan Walker

Joey talks with former WTAX reporter, now political consultant and founder and CEO of Serafin & Associates, Inc. Thom Serafin about former Illinois Governor Dan Walker who passed away yesterday at 92.


A morning brief on Baltimore, Nepal and Bernie Sanders

This were quieter in Baltimore following the funeral of a man who died in custody earlier this month, the latest from Nepal and Bernie Sanders is running for President.


Ward 7 Alderman Joe McMenamin on City, Water, Light and Power

Joey talks with Ward 7 Alderman Joe McMenamin about the city council meeting last night and the financial situation with City, Water Light and Power.

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PJ Staab on the Lincoln funeral hearse

Joey talks with PJ Staab about the Lincoln funeral hearse that was specially made for the reenactment for the funeral this weekend.

Weekend Newswatch

Live from Baltimore with CBS Correspondent Steve Dorsey

Joey talks with Steve Dorsey with CBS Radio News live from Baltimore about how things went overnight and gets the latest developments.

Recent Headlines

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Butterball is Ready to Help With Turkey Dinner

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If you're the type of person that "could make a TV dinner taste like radio," perhaps cooking a turkey isn't exactly in your wheelhouse.

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City Council May Do Away with Ethics Committee

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The Springfield City Council may do away with

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Springfield Jobless Rate Drops — And More

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Springfield-area Unemployment: 5.1%

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Rauner Issues Pardons

Illinois Republican gubernatorial candidate businessman Bruce Rauner participates in a Republican gubernatorial candidate debate Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014, in Springfield, Ill. The four Republican gubernatorial candidates said that they’ll be willing to work with unions if elected but differed on how to approach the relationship during a downstate debate that largely focused on pension reform, taxes and just briefly on personal issues that have dogged some of the candidates.

Rauner granted 10 and denied 200 clemency petitions.

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Springfield Man Convicted of Sexual Assault


Christopher Westfall was convicted in August.