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TSA & Ukraine

Ukraine looks to be preparing for a final showdown with pro-Russian rebels…and heads up if your are preparing to travel overseas in the upcoming weeks. Passengers boarding flights headed to the u.s. may be asked to turn on electronics devices including cell phones

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Boston Marathon Trial

The first criminal trial connected to the Boston Marathon bombing is set to get underway today with opening statements expected in the case of a former college student accused of taking evidence from the alleged bombers dorm room.

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The Bel Aire

Joey talks with WTAXs Kirk Farah about those living at the Bel Aire Motel.

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New Autism Research

Researchers thought autism was more common among white children in the U.S. than other groups, but new research says the mothers place of birth may play a big role.

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Accurate Health Records

For patients accurate medical records are key to good care, yet studies show there are faulty records for nearly a third of cancer outpatients and half to three quarters of primary care patients.

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Business and Republicans

A speech by the head of the National Association of Manufacturers might signal that 2014 is shaping up as a turning point year in the business communities relationship with the political system.

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Rodney Davis

Congressman Rodney Davis joins Joey to talk his new chief of staff, immigration and the latest employment numbers.

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The 4th in Jerome & Pet Safety

Joey talks with Jerome Village President Mike Lopez on the 4th of July parade tomorrow, and gives you some pet safety tips for the 4th of July.

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Benghazi Suspect

A key suspect in the 2012 attack on the u.s. consulate in Benghazi has been ordered held without bail as he awaits trial in Washington.

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Homeland Security Contract and Guns at Target

Target doesn’t want you to bring your guns to their stores…and the Department of Homeland Security has awarded a massive contract to a company accused of defrauding the government.

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Oil Train Derails Near Galena

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A BNSF Railway freight train containing 103 cars loaded with crude oil has derailed near Galena.

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Durbin Wants Expansion of Veterans Caregiver Funding

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Senator Dick Durbin wants to expand a program that currently provides care to post-9/11 disabled veterans, to disabled veterans of any conflict.

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Unions Sue Over Exec. Order on Fair Share Dues

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Illinois labor unions are asking a judge to invalidate Gov. Bruce Rauner's executive order.

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Lawmaker Wants to Revive Illinois Death Penalty

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Just four years after capital punishment was taken off the books in Illinois, a state lawmaker says it's time to bring it back.

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Number of Illinois Children in Poverty Holds Steady

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The child poverty rate is holding steady in Illinois, but it's holding steady at a rate higher than advocates would like.