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The Consul General of Israel to the Midwest is in Springfield

Joey talks with Roey Gilad, Consul General of Israel to the Midwest as he prepares to address the Illinois House and Senate later today.

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Tornadoes kill one in Tulsa and Oklahoma City

One person has been killed after a tornado tore through Tulsa and Oklahoma City areas.

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Representative Tim Butler on the Illinois House budget fix

Joey talks with Representative Tim Butler on the agreement that passed through the house yesterday to fill the 1.6 billion dollar budget hole for this year.

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Angelina Jolie and cancer surgery

Joey talks with Dr. Nora MacZura with Springfield Clinic about Angelina Jolie and her choice to have her fallopian tubes and ovaries removed because of her family history of cancer and genetic testing.

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The search continues for the cause of that German airliner crash

Investigators on the scene of a plane crash in the remote french alps don’t believe there are any survivors, all 150 on board are presumed dead.

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“A Fiendish Assassination” opening at the ALPLM next week

Joey talks with Lincoln Collection Curator at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum (ALPLM) James Cornelius about the new exhibit on the Lincoln assassination opening April 2 at the ALPLM.

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A look at Ted Cruz and his bid for the White House

Texas Senator Ted Cruz has officially begun his presidential campaign calling for the repeal of ObamaCare and getting rid of the IRS.

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95th District Representative Avery Bourne

Joey talks with the 95th districts Avery Bourne about her objectives, her district and the current budget mess.

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We need your questions for the 2015 Springfield Mayoral Debate

Joey talks with WTAX Brand Manager/News Director Alex Degmen about this Thursdays mayoral debate with Newschannel 20.

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Ted Cruz throws his hat into the presidential ring

Texas senator Ted Cruz, a favorite of the tea party will announce today that he is seeking the republican presidential nomination in 2016.

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10 hours ago in Local

Public Not Allowed at Obama Speech — But Will Be Broadcast Live on WTAX

President Barack Obama signs the Civil Rights History Project Act of 2009 bill into law in the Oval Office of the White House. With President Obama are from left: Rep. Mike Quigley (D-IL); Rep. Carolyn McCarthy (D-NY); Rep. Sanford Bishop (D-GA); Rep. Lacy Clay (D-MO); Rep. Jim Clyburn (D-SC) and Rep. John Lewis (D-GA).
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Where: DC, United States
When: 12 May 2009
Credit: WENN

A spokesman for Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan says the public will not be able to attend when President Barack Obama delivers a speech in the Illinois House chamber on Wednesday.

10 hours ago in Local

State Museum Prepared to Re-Open — If Lawmakers Allow It

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The Illinois State Museum can open once again. But State Department of Natural Resources head Wayne Rosenthal says not yet.

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Davis Proposes FAA, Air Traffic Control Operations Changes

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Davis and and a Democratic Congressman are proposing that that Air Traffic Control operations be run by a not-for-profit entity.

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Report: Police Program Helped Man Who Prostituted Teen

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A newspaper report says a man who's serving 15 years in prison for running an underage prostitution operation did so out of an apartment obtained with the help of the Peoria Police Department.

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Democrats Vying for US Senate Talk Up Experience, Background

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The Democrats running for U.S. Senate are working to distinguish themselves from their rivals as they meet for the first time this election season.