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Congressman Rodney Davis on the budget

Congressman Rodney Davis talked with Joey about the budget the U.S. Senate just passed, security and the Affordable Care Act.

Weekend Newswatch

The Illinois Products Farmers Market has a new spot on the fairgrounds

Joey talks with Luke Sailer with the Department of Ag, and Patty Kuhn with the Springfield Clinic about the opening of the Illinois Products Farmers Market tomorrow at the Illinois State Fair Grounds.


The Senate passes the budget plan

The senate has passed a republican budget plan that contains deep domestic spending cuts that would eliminate deficits in 10 years.


District 186 School Board President Mike Zimmers

Joey talks with Springfield School Board President Mike Zimmers about money the district has received from the state and on his reelection as president of the board.

Morning Newswatch

Mark McDonald on ‘Illinois Stories’ 1000th episode

Joey talks with mark McDonald about the 1000th episode of the long running series ‘Illinois Stories’ on WSEC.

Weekend Newswatch

Getting to know presidential candidate Carly Fiorina

One of the things you will her about newly announced presidential candidate Carly Fiorina her tenure as CEO at Hewlett-Packard.


Funding restored to The Autism Program of Illinois – now what

Joey talks with Mark Schmidt, spokesman for the Autism Program of Illinois on getting the program up and running again since funding was restored last week.


Horace Mann celebrates ‘Teacher Appreciation Week’

Joey talks with Michelle Eccles with Horace Mann on how they celebrating teachers during ‘Teacher Appreciation Week.’

Morning Newswatch

Political Action Committees have evolved since the last presidential election

Political Action Committees have evolved since the 2012 presidential campaign.

Morning Newswatch

Mark Whitlock and Karl Luthin on horses for the Lincoln reenactment.

Joey talks with historical reenactor Mark Whitlock and Karl Luthin with KEL Productions about the horses being used in the Lincoln reenactment this weekend.

Recent Headlines

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Budget “Circus” Continues Inside Capitol


The Illinois Senate made a number of moves on a state budget.

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Sugary Drink Tax Still in Play, Says Advocate


A sugary drink tax is still in the mix at the Capitol.

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New Proposal to Take ALPLM Away from Historic Preservation Agency

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.

Lawmakers will proceed with making the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum its own entity.

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Bradley Offers Online Nursing Degree


Bradley University will begin offering advanced nursing courses online this summer.

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Sunset About to Happen on Part of Gay Marriage Law


A provision of Illinois' gay marriage law that let same-sex couples backdate marriages to the date of their civil unions is about to sunset.