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Springfield School Superintendent Jennifer Gill

Springfield School Superintendent Jennifer Gill talks with joey about the school board meeting, school funding and the sale of district surpluses.


Sherman Mayor Trevor Clatfelter on the latest form the village

Joey chats with Sherman Mayor Sherman Clatfelter on TIF funding, new businesses, and construction on the new Sherman park.

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Dr. Kent Redfield on what to expect out of the Governor’s budget adress

Joey talks with University if Illinois Springfield political science professor Dr. Kent Redfield about Governor Rauner’s upcoming budget address.

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Ward 5 Alderman Sam Cahnman on the upcoming primary

Joey talks with Ward 5 Alderman Sam Cahnman about his concern that voters don’t know they do not have to declare their party to vote in next week’s important Springfield City Primary Tuesday, February 24th.


Morning brief – train derailment, winter storm and immigration

A federal judge has granted a request by 26 sates that would temporarily block the presidents executive action on illegal immigration, plus the latest on yet another winter storm, and the West Virginia trail derailment.

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Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce President and CEO

Joey talks with the President and CEO of the Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce about recent restaurant closings and the latest feedback the chamber is getting from local businesses.

Weekend Newswatch

Egypt air strikes, Denmark shooting and more snow in the North East

Shootings in Denmark, more snow in the northeast, and Egypt earlier today said it launched air strikes against Islamic State targets in Libya.


Presidential politics – a new announcement on the way?

Ohio governor John Kasich is traveling to South Carolina this week, because he is considering a run for president, and South Carolina is an early primary state seen as a key stop for republicans.

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2015 Lincoln Funeral Coalition Chair Katie Spindell

Joey talks with Katie Spindell, the Chair of the 2015 Lincoln Funeral Coalition about funding, events and what big names might be in Springfield for the events.


Dr. Doolittle Jr. opens tonight (2-13-15) at the Hoogland Center for the Arts

Joey talks with cast members Sarah McLaughlin, Carmen Remolina, Eva Griffin, Kennedi Branson, Justin Brandon and Assistant Director Becky Bertram about Dr. Doolittle Jr. at the Hoogland Center for the Arts.

Recent Headlines

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Opponents Upset Chief Illiniwek Merchandise Still Available Online

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Assistant Athletic Director Marty Kaufmann says the items are available because there wasn't "any edict to wipe all history or tradition from our books."

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Lisa Madigan Calls for More Compassion Towards Victims of Sex Crimes

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The state's Attorney General says a shift in attitude toward victims of rape, sexual assault, and other such crimes will lead toward more of these crimes being reported.

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Arrest Made in the Murder of a Former Pleasant Plains Woman

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One suspect is in jail and another is being sought in the murder of a former Springfield area woman.

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Alleged Improprieties Force Out Two Parole Board Members

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Two members of the Illinois Prisoner Review Board have been removed in the wake of published reports of erroneous filings with the state and the federal government.

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Rauner Addresses Concerns of State’s University Presidents


The Governor was in Urbana Friday to address the concerns of nine presidents over universities in Illinois.