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Ask the Mayor – Segment 4

Springfield Mayor Mike Houston joins Joey on the January edition of “Ask the Mayor.”

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Alderman Cahnman on Uber coming to Springfield

Joey discusses moves at the city council meeting last night that will regular Uber and services like it in Springfield with Ward 5 Alderman Sam Cahnman.

Weekend Newswatch

Archeological find at Carpenter St. underpass site

Joey talks with Kevin Seals, Chief Environmental Scientist for Hanson Professional Services about foundations from homes built in the late 1800s that were unearthed at the Carpenter Street underpass construction site.

Morning Newswatch

186 Board President Mike Zimmers talks school security

Joey talks with District 186 School Board President Mike Zimmers about police officers in Springfield’s high schools.

Weekend Newswatch

Gluten free Girl Scout cookies are new this year

Joey talks with Pam Kovacevich, the CEO Girl Scouts of Central Illinois about our area being a test market for gluten free Girl Scout cookies this year.

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NY mayor and police still at odds

The back and forth continues between new york city police and mayor Bill de Blasio, who continued to fan the flames yesterday by saying he was disappointed that come cops turned their backs on him during the funeral of a murdered police officer on Sunday.

Morning Newswatch

The flu in Central Illinois

Joey talks with Dr. Nicole Florence is a physician with Memorial Physician Services at Koke Mill about the flu in Springfield.

Weekend Newswatch

Boston Marathon trial set to begin

The trial of accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, is set to begin today in Boston with jury selection.

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Tensions running high in NY between mayor and police

Tensions are still running high between the new york police department and the mayor of the city, as the second of two recently murdered police officers was laid to rest yesterday.

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Keeping that resolution you made for the new year

Joey talks with Cynthia Fedor is a behavioral health consultant with Mental Health Centers of Central Illinois, an affiliate of Memorial Health System about keeping your resolutions for the new year.

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Survey: Teachers Still Spend Plenty of Money Out of Pocket

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A new study by Horace Mann insurance suggests teachers spend a lot of their own money on supplies for their classrooms.

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UIS-Led Survey Examines Issues for Transgendered People

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A national survey conducted by the University of Illinois-Springfield shows positive attitudes towards the rights of transgendered people.

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Lawmaker: Cut Tax Breaks, Close DCEO

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State Rep. Jack Franks will propose closing tax loopholes and eliminating what he considers to be unfair credits for businesses.

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Combination-Locked Pill Bottles Now Law

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Illinois is the first state providing for a combination lock on a prescription pill bottle.

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Moody’s Issues Warning About State Credit Rating

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Moody's: reach a budget agreement by late September.