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Senator Trotter on the Illinois State Museum hearing

Joey talks with State Senator Donne Trotter about yesterday’s well attended hearing about closing the Illinois State Museum.


What can an investor do about a Wall Street glitch?

What can an the average person do to keep investments safe when there is a Wall Street glitch?

Morning Newswatch

Entering week three with no budget in Illinois

Joey talks with University of Illinois Professor of Political Science Dr. Kent Redfield about the state entering its third week without a budget.

Weekend Newswatch

Live from Mexico City on the escape of El Chapo

Joey talks with Adrienne Bard with CBS Radio News about the amazing excape of drug kingpin, Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman.


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.


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.

Morning Newswatch

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.

Recent Headlines

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St. Clair County Sheriff Passes on U.S. House Bid

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Sheriff Rick Watson has declined a run for the house in the 12th Congressional District.

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Judge Approves Place for Mel Reynolds to Stay While on Bond

FILE - In this Nov. 28, 2012 file photo, former Illinois Congressman Mel Reynolds announces that he's running for the 2nd District seat vacated by Jesse Jackson Jr., in Chicago. Reynolds has been indicted on federal tax evasion charges, the U.S. Attorney's Office in Chicago said in a statement Friday June 26, 2015. The indictment says the 63-year-old Chicago Democrat failed to file income tax returns for four consecutive years, between 2009 and 2012. Each count of failing to file carries a maximum one-year prison sentence. Reynolds resigned his Illinois congressional seat in 1995 after being convicted of statutory rape for having sex with an underage campaign worker. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green, File)

Former U.S. Congressman claims race is a factor in the case.

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Work on Illinois State Fair Venues Ramps Up

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Governor says fair will go on in spite of budget impasse, but some vendors may be paid late.

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Lincoln’s Relationship with Jewish People Theme of New ALPLM Exhibit

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A new exhibit at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum focuses on what was termed, at the time, another minority group.

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William Kelly is Back — Bashing Sen. Mark Kirk


Going beyond criticizing Kirk’s comments and policies, William Kelly talked about Kirk’s physical condition since he suffered a stroke in 2012.