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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.


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.

Morning Newswatch

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.


Security outlook for 2015

With 2015 upon us, here is what’s expected following the end of formal combat in Afghanistan, and what is ahead for the U.S. on the national security front.


It’s Time for Something New

Hey, responsible budgeting could happen! Right? Right…?


Ward 2 Alderman Gail Simpson Previews Funding for Stanford Ave.

The first phase of a multi-phase project to extend Stanford Ave. to Dirksen Parkway is up for discussion Tuesday.


Chatham Village President Tom Gray Responds

Gray doesn’t plan to ask McCord, Holden to resign.


Chatham Trustee Clayton: Remove Water Commissioner!

Clayton wants commissioner and trustee who handles water issues out.

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Epileptic Illinois Children Will Get Access to “CBD” on Jan. 1

Children still won’t be able to smoke marijuana.

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Butterball is Ready to Help With Turkey Dinner

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If you're the type of person that "could make a TV dinner taste like radio," perhaps cooking a turkey isn't exactly in your wheelhouse.

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City Council May Do Away with Ethics Committee

6-30-15 Springfield City Council

The Springfield City Council may do away with

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Springfield Jobless Rate Drops — And More

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Springfield-area Unemployment: 5.1%

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Rauner Issues Pardons

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.

Rauner granted 10 and denied 200 clemency petitions.

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Springfield Man Convicted of Sexual Assault


Christopher Westfall was convicted in August.