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Morning Newswatch

Darin LaHood on the special election for the 18th Congressional District

Joey talks with State Senator and candidate for the 18th Congressional Seat vacated by Aaron Schock, Darin LaHood about the election on Thursday. (9-10-15).


Ward 6 Alderman Cory Jobe on the City Council meeting

Joey talks with Ward 6 Alderman Cory Jobe about the Inspector General for the city of Springfield.

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Springfield District 186 School Board President Mike Zimmers

Joey talks with District 186 Board President Mike Zimmers about the number of students who didn’t get immunizations, the school transfer policy, and computers for teachers.

U.S. capitol

The federal budget deadline is coming up

Congress has three weeks to meet a budget deadline, but conservative anger about funding for Planned Parenthood is railroading plans by GOP leaders to avoid a shutdown.

Weekend Newswatch

The United Way’s John Kelker on nonprofits and the state budget

Joey talks with President and Chief Professional Officer of United Way of Central Illinois, John Kelker about nonprofits and the state’s budget situation.


When will the Federal Reserve raise interest rates?

The Federal Reserve’s decision about when to raise interest rates apparently did not get any easier with the August jobs report.

Morning Newswatch

The state of unions on labor day

Joey talks to University of Illinois Springfield Professor Donna Rogers Skowronski, and instructor, Department of Management at the College of Business and Management about the state of Unions.

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Did you get too much sun this summer?

As we arrive at the unofficial end of summer this labor day, it’s time to think about the sun exposure you have received this summer.

Business mogul Donald Trump gives a speech as he announces his candidacy for U.S. presidency at Trump Tower in New York. Trump is the 12th Republican who has announced running for the White House.

Featuring: Donald Trump
Where: New York, United States
When: 16 Jun 2015
Credit: Dennis Van Tine/Future Image/WENN.com

**Not available for publication in Germany, Poland, Russia, Hungary, Slovenia, Czech Republic, Serbia, Croatia, Slovakia**

A look at the first 100 days of a Donald Trump presidency

So what if Donald Trump wins the presidency.

Springfield Mile DL

The bikes are back this weekend at the “Springfield Mile”

Joey talks with Dave Kiesow with Kiesow Racing about the motorcycle races this weekend at the Illinois State Fairgrounds and the “Springfield Mile.”

Recent Headlines

20 hours ago in Local

Central Illinois Mitsubishi Plant Sold to Liquidation Firm


Maynards Industries will take possession of the property in Normal on June 1.

20 hours ago in Local

Illinois Man Charged With Threatening Prosecutor

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Travis Withers of Brooklyn, Illinois has been charged with threatening the life of St. Clair County State's Attorney Brendan Kelly.

20 hours ago in Local

Flooding Leaves Behind Sand, Debris in Illinois County

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Debris piles and massive sand deposits were left behind after waters went through the breach of the Len Small Levee.

20 hours ago in Local

U of Illinois Reaches Agreement with Non-tenured Faculty

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A contract ratification vote will be held later in the week.

2 days ago in Local

New Director Named to ALPLM

FILE - In this Feb. 10, 2012 file photo, school students enter the "White House" as a life-size Abraham Lincoln replica stands outside, while touring the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in Springfield, Ill. The chairman of the foundation behind the Library and Museum says fundraising is drying up because of tensions between library directors and the state agency that oversees it.

Governor Rauner announces two new appointees, one to the Lincoln Presidential Museum and Library.