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Another guard arrest in connection with the N.Y. prison break

A second prison guard has now been charged in connection with helping two killers escape from a maximum security prison in New York.

Morning Newswatch

Mike Flynn (R) Candidate for the 18th district congressional seat

Joey has a conversation with Mike Flynn who is a candidate for the 18th congressional district in the special election.

Weekend Newswatch

Americans continue to put on the weight

Joey talks with Registered Dietitian Sara Lopinski with the SIU School of Medicine about a new study that shows the number of Americans who are obese now outweigh the number who are simply overweight.

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Taking action on the confederate flag

An initiative to remove the confederate flag from the South Carolina statehouse grounds is gathering momentum elsewhere.

Morning Newswatch

Springfield Mayor Jim Langfelder on police chief interviews

Joey talks with Springfield Mayor Jim Langfelder about the next round of interviews for Springfield police chief.

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Donald Rients (R) — 18th District Congressional candidate

Joey talks with Donald Rients show is seeking the 18th Congressional District seat vacated by Aaron Schock.

Morning Newswatch

Professor Dr. Kent Redfield on Jesse Jackson Jr.

Alex Degman talks with University of Illinois Springfield political science professor Dr. Kent Redfield about Jesse Jackson Jr. and corruption sin Illinois politics.

Weekend Newswatch

Will the confederate flag some down in South Carolina?

South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley is calling for the confederate battle flag to be taken down from the statehouse grounds.

Morning Newswatch

The ‘Abe & Mary: Quite Contrary’ walking tour

Joey talks with the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum site interpreter Adam Curran about the new walking tour called ‘Abe & Mary: Quite Contrary.’

Weekend Newswatch

The Muni adds another “Spamalot” show

Joey talks with Springfield Muni board member Michelle McLaughlin about the how the Muni has added another “Spamalot” show to give folks a chance to see the show since several of the shows have been called due to rain.

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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.

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U of I Reports Record Number of Freshmen Applications

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University of Illinois officials say a record number of prospective freshmen have applied for enrollment next fall across the school's three campuses.

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USO Says “Thank You” to National Guard

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The USO’s Illinois chapter wrapped up a week celebrating their 75th anniversary by thanking the people they serve – the troops.

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Court Upholds TV Pitchman Kevin Trudeau’s 10-Year Sentence

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An appeals court in Chicago has upheld a 10-year prison term for best-selling author Kevin Trudeau.