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Armed Forces Must Undergo Quarantine

Defense secretary Chuck Hagel has approved 21 day isolation period for all military personnel returning from West African countries hard hit by the Ebola outbreak.

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Is Ebola Distracting Our Armed Forces?

Defense secretary Chuck Hagel has approved 21 day isolation period for all military personnell returning from West African countries hard hit by the Ebola outbreak.

Morning Newswatch

State Senator Andy Manar on the Election

With the election just days away, Joey talks with State Senator Andy Manar on why he should get your vote.

Weekend Newswatch

Alderman Theilen on the City Council Meeting

Joey Talks with Alderman Kris Theilen about the “do over” on the one million dollars that were headed for the police and fire pension funds.

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Space Station bound rocket explodes soon after liftoff

An unmanned rocket carrying cargo to the international space station last evening. jA potential setback to NASAs program for privatizing such missions.

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Department of Public Health Director Jim Stone on Quarantines

Department of Public Health Director Jim Stone talks with Joey on the evolving Ebola quarantine regulations.

Weekend Newswatch

Darrell Miller, Democratic Candidate for 18th Congressional District

Joey talks with Darrell Miller, Democratic Candidate for 18th Congressional District who is facing Aaron Shock Tuesday in the election.

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More Questions Over Ebola Quarantines

As more states begin monitoring travelers from Ebola stricken countries question are popping up over forced quarantines.

Morning Newswatch

Ann Callis on the Closing Days of the Campaign

Joey talks with Ann Callis, the democratic candidate to represent Illinois’ 13th congressional district on the closing days of the campaign.

Weekend Newswatch

Congressman Rodney Davis on the Closing Days of the Campaign

Joey talks with Congressman Rodney Davis on the Closing Days of the Campaign for the 13 congressional seat.

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Court Date Set to Determine State Retiree Healthcare Refunds

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The state will refund money to about 75,000 state retirees who've been paying a portion of their pensions for health insurance.

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Durbin: President Did Right Thing on Immigration

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Durbin tells Illinois colleagues to take action, not complain

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New Life For An Old River

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Thousands drive over the Sangamon River every day but, very few give it any thought

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Sangamon Co. Judge Declares Pension Overhaul Unconstitutional; State Will Appeal

FILE - in this Dec. 5, 2013 file photo, Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn hands off a pen during the signing of the pension overhaul legislation bill in Chicago. A Sangamon County judge's ruling Friday Nov. 21, 2014 on the constitutionality of the landmark Illinois pension overhaul could determine whether the matter is ultimately decided by the state Supreme Court. Looking on from left are: state Rep. Mike Zalewski, D-Riverside; Sen. Bill Brady, R-Bloomington; Senate GOP leader Sen. Christine Radogno; Rep. Darlene Senger, R-Naperville; Rep. Jim Durkin, R-Western Springs and House Speaker Michael Madigan. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green, File)

Illinois has the worst-funded state pension systems in the U.S., with a roughly $100 billion shortfall.

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Illinois Killer’s Extradition Pending with Missouri Governor

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A Missouri prosecutor says convicted Illinois killer Nicholas Sheley's extradition paperwork remains with Gov. Jay Nixon.