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Veterans Administration

The next secretary of the Veterans Affairs Administration, Robert McDonald will face well known problems of mismanagement at VA hospitals, and long waits for Dr. appointments, but he will also be faced with another frustrating issue….the processing of disability claims.

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East Side Farmers Market

Joey talks with Mary Rogers and Wendy White-Mitter about the new East Side Farmers Market and cooking classes.

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Former Staffer on Alan Dixon

Thom Serafin founder and CEO of Serafin & Associates, Inc. who was a member of Senator Dixon’s staff talks with Joey about the late Senator Alan Dixon.

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Dave Dahl & Sen. Dixon

Sen. Alan Dixon Passed away over this weekend. Dave Dahl talked to him last year when he was in town for a book signing.

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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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Worker Comp Claims Dropping

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Workers’ compensation rates are set to drop in Illinois for the third year in a row

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Fair Time Almost Here

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Preview night Thursday August 7th

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Man Killed in Motorcycle Crash Identified

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Sangamon County Coroner Cinda Edwards has identified the man killed Wednesday in a motorcycle accident.

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Accident at Clear Lake and I-55 Sends Four to Hospital

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Traffic near a stand-still on southbound I-55 near Clear Lake as crews work to clear an accident

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Cuts Are on the Way to IHPA

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Perhaps lawmakers will give historic sites more money