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Morning Newswatch

Springfield Mayor Jim Langfelder on police chief interviews

Joey talks with Springfield Mayor Jim Langfelder about the next round of interviews for Springfield police chief.

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Donald Rients (R) — 18th District Congressional candidate

Joey talks with Donald Rients show is seeking the 18th Congressional District seat vacated by Aaron Schock.

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Professor Dr. Kent Redfield on Jesse Jackson Jr.

Alex Degman talks with University of Illinois Springfield political science professor Dr. Kent Redfield about Jesse Jackson Jr. and corruption sin Illinois politics.

Weekend Newswatch

Will the confederate flag some down in South Carolina?

South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley is calling for the confederate battle flag to be taken down from the statehouse grounds.

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The ‘Abe & Mary: Quite Contrary’ walking tour

Joey talks with the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum site interpreter Adam Curran about the new walking tour called ‘Abe & Mary: Quite Contrary.’

Weekend Newswatch

The Muni adds another “Spamalot” show

Joey talks with Springfield Muni board member Michelle McLaughlin about the how the Muni has added another “Spamalot” show to give folks a chance to see the show since several of the shows have been called due to rain.

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Bernie Sanders get big crowd for campaign rally.

Democrat presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, continues to draw big crowds on the campaign trail.

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Rob Mellon (D) — 18th District Congressional Candidate

Joey McLaughlin talks with Rob Mellon, one of the candidates vying to replace Aaron Schock in Illinois’ 18th Congressional District.

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Habitat for Humanity celebrates a milestone tonight

Joey talks with the Executive Director of Habitat for Humanity of Sangamon County, Colleen Stone about the 100th family the organization has housed.

Weekend Newswatch

“Grease” opens at Theater in the Park tonight

“Grease” director Karla Brady Wilhelm, joins Joey along with Haley Muller who plays “Sandy”, and Brooke Seacrist to talk about the show and sing “Raining on Prom Night” for you

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Rauner Repeats: Budget Can Still Be Passed

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Rauner: Keep up the good work and come to a compromise, lawmakers.

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Industry Reacts to Rauner News Conference

Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner signs an executive order on criminal justice reform at the Sangamon County Courthouse Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015, in Springfield, Ill. Rauner's executive order will create the Illinois State Commission on Criminal Justice and Sentencing Reform.

Workers Comp? Didn't we already do that?

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Lawmaker: Stop Telling People “Illinois Sucks”

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Lawmaker says too many people say "Illinois sucks."

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No Appeal — Again — for Blago Corruption Convictions

Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich, with his wife Patti at his side, speaks to the media Wednesday, March 14, 2012 in Chicago. The 55-year-old Democrat is due to report to a prison in Colorado on Thursday to begin serving a 14-year sentence, making him the second Illinois governor in a row to go to prison for corruption. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green)

The Supreme Court won't reconsider its decision to reject former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich's appeal of his corruption convictions.

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SOS: No Extra Cost for Drivers License Changes

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The Illinois Secretary of State's office says a plan to issue driver's licenses and state identification cards in Illinois that are more secure won't require additional state funding.