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Washington Park Oil Spill Update

Springfield Park District Director Derek Harms gives Joey an update on the oil spill that has closed part of Washington Park.

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The President’s Speech

The United States military is about to get more deeply involved in the Middle East.

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Oil in Washington Park Lagoons

Kim Biggs from the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency joins Joey to talk about the oil that leaked during the fire at Merlin this past Monday.

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New Apple Products

At the big Apple announcement yesterday there were two iPhones, an Apple watch and a new way to pay for things.

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UIS Enrollment

Joey visits with Derek Schnapp, the Public Relations Director at the University of Illinois Springfield on an increase in this semesters UIS enrollment numbers.

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Alderman Theilen

Joey talks with Ward 8 Alderman Kris Theilen on the financial difficulties of CWLP that were discussed at the Springfield City Council meeting last night.

Morning Newswatch

Human Enterovirus 68 (HEV68)

Dr. Tracy Milbrandt Division chief of general pediatrics at SIU School of Medicine talks with Joey about that nasty virus…

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Apple Announcement

Technology Analyst Larry Magid talks with Joey about today’s big Apple announcement.

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Sen. Manar on School Funding

State Senator Andy Manar joins Joey to talk about the latest on changing how schools are funded in Illinois.

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Ray Rice

The Baltimore Ravens have released their star running back Ray Rice, and the NFL is suspending him indefinitely, after a video obtained by TMZ surfaced. It show him punching his then fiance…now wife…and knocking her unconscious in an elevator in a casino in Atlantic City.

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Quinn Accuses Rauner of Not Hiring Enough Minorities

Bruce Rauner (R), Pat Quinn

Both trying to make inroads in minority communties

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Library Turf War Continues

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Major donors threaten to withhold donations unless the feuding stops

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Woman Dies in Route 29 Crash Near Edinburg

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Illinois State Police say a van over corrected after swerving off the roadway.

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Attorney Wants Parsons to Pay $1.2 Million Now, $100,000 Monthly

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Jeff Parsons appears defiant as he walks out of federal court in Springfield July 10, 2014

An attorney representing former THR and Associates employees and creditors wants Jeff Parsons to pony up -- immediately.

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Fake IDs are Easy to Get

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Fake IDs and driver’s licenses are the scourge of the Illinois secretary of state’s office