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Weekend Newswatch

Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce infrastructure listening session

Joey talks with the Director of Business & Community Development at the Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce, Josh Collins about the listening session on infrastructure today at the Hoogland with IDOT and the Capital Development Board at 2:30PM.

Mayor Elect Jim Langfelder on his transition team

Joey talks to Springfield Mayor Elect Jim Langfelder about his transition process and his transition team.

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Springfield Sports Hall of Fame featured in Caterpillar Dieselettes exhibit

Joey talks with Caterpillar Visitors Center manager, Kathryn Spitznagle about an exhibit at the visitor center in Peoria about the Caterpillar Dieselettes which featured Eleanor ‘Rudy’ Rudolph who will be inducted into the Springfield Sports Hall of Fame tomorrow night.

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The death toll in Nepal continues to rise

The death toll for the earthquake in Nepal on Saturday shot past 3,800 today according to government officials.

Morning Newswatch

Representative Tim Butler on marijuana bill

Joey talks with Representative Tim Butler about the $26 million to help re-fund TAP, the Quit Line and others, and ‘decriminalizing’ marijuana bill.

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The latest on the Lincoln Funeral Coalition

Joey talks with Katie Spindell with the Lincoln Funeral Coalition on the latest on the reenactment.

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Here’s why you’ll see all of those motorcycles in town on Sunday

A.B.A.T.E. of Illinois is having its 25th Annual Safety & Awareness Rally and parade this Sunday. You will probably notice hundreds of motorcycles in town. Joey talks to Bobbi Ozanic about it.

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Governor Bruce Rauner on tourism and the Illinois Turnaround.

Joey talks with Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner about the upcoming Lincoln Funeral commemoration events, the Illinois Turnaround, ‘fair share’ dues and more.

Weekend Newswatch

Baltimore police and the Iran nuclear deal

Five of the six Baltimore police officers involved in the arrest of a man who died while in their custody have been interviews by officials, and the latest on the Iranian nuclear deal.

Ward 1 Alderman Frank Edwards on the City Council meeting

Joey talks with Springfield Ward 1 Alderman about last nights Springfield City Council meeting and CWLP.

Recent Headlines

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“Workers Comp Reform” Fails in Illinois House

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The Illinois House closed out the week with Democrats taking another whack at the governor's "Turnaround Agenda."

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New University of Illinois President Visits UIS

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New University of Illinois president Timothy Killeen is reacting to published reports suggesting that community college and university presidents get some pretty expensive perks.

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Legislation Helping Mahomet Aquifer Goes to Governor

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A measure affecting water supplies in some regional communities has passed through the General Assembly.

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Cubs Owner Buys More Nearby Rooftop Buildings

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Cook County property tax records show that an entity controlled by the owner of the Chicago Cubs has purchased three more rooftop buildings next to Wrigley Field.

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New IL Corrections Director Resigns

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Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner's choice for state prisons director has resigned just two months into the job.