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Morning Newswatch

State Senator Sam McCann on the Illinois State Museum rally

Joey talks with Sate Senator Sam McCann about the Illinois State Museum closure, and the rally held at the museum last night.

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‘Civil War Tech’ at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

Joey talks with the Education Director at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library Michelle Poe about a new monthly program on ‘Civil War Tech.’

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The latest on a military transport plane crash in Afghanistan

A U.S. military transport plane crashed earlier this morning at an airfield in Afghanistan, killing all 11 people on board.

Weekend Newswatch

Representative Avery Bourne will seek a full term in the 95th District

Joey talks with Illinois Representative Avery Bourne about her decision to run for a full two year term in in the 95th District.

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Russian planes hit more targets in Syria

Joey talks with CBS Radio News Military Consultant Colonel Jeff McCausland about the latest round of air strikes by Russia inside Syria.

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The fight to replace John Boehner as Speaker of the House

House republicans are still examining their choices to see who will replace retiring Speaker John Boehner.

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Springfield Ward 5 Alderman Andrew Proctor

Joey talks with Springfield Ward 5 Alderman Andrew Proctor about the City, Water, Light, and Power rate restructuring plan that was discussed at the city council meeting last night

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Planned Parenthood and the budget

Joey talks with CBS Correspondent Steven Portnoy about the continuing resolution on the budget and the Planned Parenthood hearings at the U.S. Capitol.

The Clinton Global Initiative University - Fast Forward: Accelerating Opportunity for All

Featuring: Former U.S. President Bill Clinton
Where: CORAL GABLES, Florida, United States
When: 07 Mar 2015
Credit: JLN Photography/WENN.com

Bill Clinton hits the campaign trail for Hillary

Former President Bill Clinton is expected to hit the campaign trail for his wife Hillary Clinton, who is making a white house run of her own.

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Representative Tim Butler on the Illinois State Museum and the budget

Joey talks with Illinois Sate Representative Tim Butler about the closing of the Illinois State Museum the budget, and turning the lights off at the capitol.

Recent Headlines

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Medical Cannabis Advisory Board Makes Recommendations

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An Illinois advisory board is once again recommending that Gov. Bruce Rauner's administration add new health conditions to a list of what can be treated legally with medical marijuana.

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Carl Sandburg Statue Dedicated in Poet’s Hometown

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A bronze statue of poet Carl Sandburg has been dedicated to his hometown of Galesburg.

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Wrestling Hall of Fame Removes Hastert Awards

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The National Wrestling Hall of Fame has voted to revoke all honors for Dennis Hastert after the former House speaker was accused of sexually abusing teenagers decades ago.

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Construction Worker Dies After Gas Explosion

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A construction worker from southwest Illinois has died several weeks after suffering severe burns in a gas explosion while on the job.

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Race-Related Protests on SIU Carbondale Campus

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Several hundred Southern Illinois University protesters have rallied against student debt and racism following recent incidents including an anonymous video calling for violence against black students.