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Alderman Cahnman on Uber coming to Springfield

Joey discusses moves at the city council meeting last night that will regular Uber and services like it in Springfield with Ward 5 Alderman Sam Cahnman.

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Archeological find at Carpenter St. underpass site

Joey talks with Kevin Seals, Chief Environmental Scientist for Hanson Professional Services about foundations from homes built in the late 1800s that were unearthed at the Carpenter Street underpass construction site.

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186 Board President Mike Zimmers talks school security

Joey talks with District 186 School Board President Mike Zimmers about police officers in Springfield’s high schools.

Weekend Newswatch

Gluten free Girl Scout cookies are new this year

Joey talks with Pam Kovacevich, the CEO Girl Scouts of Central Illinois about our area being a test market for gluten free Girl Scout cookies this year.

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NY mayor and police still at odds

The back and forth continues between new york city police and mayor Bill de Blasio, who continued to fan the flames yesterday by saying he was disappointed that come cops turned their backs on him during the funeral of a murdered police officer on Sunday.

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The flu in Central Illinois

Joey talks with Dr. Nicole Florence is a physician with Memorial Physician Services at Koke Mill about the flu in Springfield.

Weekend Newswatch

Boston Marathon trial set to begin

The trial of accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, is set to begin today in Boston with jury selection.

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Tensions running high in NY between mayor and police

Tensions are still running high between the new york police department and the mayor of the city, as the second of two recently murdered police officers was laid to rest yesterday.

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Keeping that resolution you made for the new year

Joey talks with Cynthia Fedor is a behavioral health consultant with Mental Health Centers of Central Illinois, an affiliate of Memorial Health System about keeping your resolutions for the new year.

Mario Cuomo – dead at 82

Former New York governor Mario Cuomo has died, he served three terms as the states top executive, and was considered a national leader of the democratic party in the 80’s. He passed away from heart failure yesterday at his home in Manhattan…he was 82.

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Durbin Tries Again to Help Those Here Illegally

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He's urging a Twitter campaign, #DACAWorks

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City Needs Extra $3.5 Million to Cover Healthcare Costs

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It appears health care costs for city of Springfield employees went over budget by more than three million dollars this fiscal year.

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Lincoln Woman Gets Prison Time: Embezzles Two Million Dollars

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A Lincoln woman will serve nearly 4 years in prison for embezzling two million dollars over 17 years.

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Rauner Pushes “Right to Work” Zones

Illinois Republican gubernatorial candidate businessman Bruce Rauner participates in a Republican gubernatorial candidate debate Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014, in Springfield, Ill. The four Republican gubernatorial candidates said that they’ll be willing to work with unions if elected but differed on how to approach the relationship during a downstate debate that largely focused on pension reform, taxes and just briefly on personal issues that have dogged some of the candidates.

Gov. Bruce Rauner says one of his priorities for his first year in office will be creating so-called “right to work zones.”

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Lawmaker Introduces Measure to Cut GA, Officer Salaries

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An Illinois lawmaker has introduced legislation that would cut the pay of elected officeholders by 10 percent.