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Ask the mayor

Mayor Mike Houston joins Joey McLaughlin for his monthly visit – Part two of two.

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Ask the Mayor

Mayor Mike Houston joins Joey McLaughlin for his monthly visit – Part one of two.

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Hand Transplants in Springfield

Joey talks with Dr. Michael Dr. Neumeister, professor and chair of SIU’s Department of Surgery on the new hand transplant program in Springfield.

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Toyota car seats

Mylas Copeland from Green Family Stores and Green Toyota joins Joey to talk about the news last week of possible issues with some newer seats in Toyota vehicles.

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Looking for Laughter in All the Wrong Places

Comedian Scott Scott Burton joins Joey to talk about his struggle against cancer, and the Simmons Cancer Institute’s symposium on cancer awareness coming up Thursday, February 6 at 5:30.

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Springfield company shows off in Times Square

Ace Sign Company’s Todd Bringuet talks with Joey about how they came to be the provider of nearly 10 feet tall Roman numerals for the NFL in Times Square in New York.

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Crime is down in Sangamon County

Joey McLaughlin talks with Sheriff Neil Williamson about why the crime statistics from 2013 show significant downturns in crime in the county.

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Are the investors ready to invest in Illinois?

Joey talks with Steve Espisito with Morgan Stanley on a new survey of high wealth investors, and how they view Illinois as an investment.

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Senator McCann reacts to the State of the State

State Senator Sam McCann stops by to talk about his reaction to the State of the Ste address Wednesday at the Capitol.

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Representative Rich Brauer on the State of the State address.

Joey talk with State Rep. Rich Brauer on the governors State of the State Address on Wednesday.

Recent Headlines

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African-American Pastors Endorse Rauner

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.

More than a dozen pastors of predominantly African-American congregations are endorsing the Republican candidate for governor.

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Ameren Threatens $20 Monthly Fee for No Smart Meters

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Ameren Illinois says customers who refuse to have an electricity meter installed will see an additional $20 monthly fee on their bills.

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Pizza Delivery Driver Robbed on East Side

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A pizza delivery driver was uninjured when he was robbed by three assailants over the weekend.

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Man Charged in Connection With Pipe Bomb; Armed Bank Robbery

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Bradford Moss is charged with Possession of Explosives or an Incendiary Device and Attempt Theft.

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Illinois Is Not Gaining Ground on Poverty

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Census says numbers are stagnant