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Springfield Park District

Interim Executive Director Derek Harms talks with Joey about the future of the park district.

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Fund the Arts with a Glass of Wine Tonight.

Craig Williams with the Springfield Area Arts Council visited with Joey about a fundraiser at All About Wine tonight (2-11-14).

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Happy Birthday Mr. President!

Chris Wills of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum (ALPLM) joins Joey to talk about the special activities at the ALPLM for Mr. Lincolns birthday.

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Are you Ready for the Primary?

Joey talks with Sangamon County Director of Elections Stacy Kern on absentee voting, registration, and making sure you are ready to vote in this years elections.

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It’s Horace Mann Educator of the Year time!

Horace Mann’s Paul Wappel talks with joey about the Horace Mann Educator of the year award. It’s time to nominate your favorite teacher.

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Adjunct Professor Art Meyer talks with Joey on the Morning Newswatch about one of the recent confusing aspects of the Affordable Care Act and how it will affect employment.

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CVS is getting out of the tobacco business

Dyanne Ferk, Associate Dean of the College of Business & Management at UIS talks with Joey about the CVS decision to stop selling tobacco.

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Ask the mayor

Mayor Mike Houston joins Joey McLaughlin for his monthly visit – Part two of two.

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Ask the Mayor

Mayor Mike Houston joins Joey McLaughlin for his monthly visit – Part one of two.

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Hand Transplants in Springfield

Joey talks with Dr. Michael Dr. Neumeister, professor and chair of SIU’s Department of Surgery on the new hand transplant program in Springfield.

Recent Headlines

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Durbin: Sun-Times Reporter’s Departure “Worrisome”

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Republican state Sen., Jim Oberweis, right, offers to give Democratic U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin, more paper after Durbin joked about only getting one page of paper for notes before their first of two televised debates prior to the Nov. 4 election Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, in Chicago. Oberweis, a dairy entrepreneur from Sugar Grove, has acknowledged it will take a big GOP year to unseat Durbin, the second-ranking Democrat in the U.S. Senate who's represented Illinois on Capitol Hill for more than three decades.

Bruce Rauner’s campaign is being accused of bullying the Chicago Sun-Times, and U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) says that should be a troubling sign to voters.

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Sears Announcement Doesn’t Include Springfield Stores

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Sears says it is closing more than 100 stores and laying-off more than 5,400 employees across the nation.

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Analyst: Debate for US Senate Doesn’t Reveal Much

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One more debate scheduled for next week

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Oberweis Comes Out for Same-Sex Marriage

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GOP challenger to Durbin insists this is not a change

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Springfield Based Reporter Resigns Following Rauner Complaint

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Dave McKinney was the Chicago Sun-Times' Springfield bureau chief.