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U.S. Airstrikes in Iraq

There are early indications that three days of U.S. air strikes are having an effect on the terrorists that have overrun large portions of Iraq.

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ISIS in Syria

The western word has major concerns win Syria as it tries to prevent the advances of the terrorist group called the Islamic State or ISIS.

Morning Newswatch

U.S. Airstrikes in Iraq

CBS Military Consultant Mike Lyons talks with Joey about President Obama’s decision to OK new air strikes in Iraq.

Weekend Newswatch

Inversion and Walgreens

Joey talks with Jorge Villegas, associate professor of Business Administration at University of Illinois Springfield about inversion and Walgreens decision not to do it.

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Greater Tuna

Joey talks with Rich McCoy and Darin Harms, the stars of “Greater Tuna” which opens this weekend at the Hoogland Center for the Arts.

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Ebola

The nation’s top health expert says he’s confident a large Ebola outbreak wont’ happen in the U.S.

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State Fair Director Amy Bliefnick

Joey talks with Illinois State Fair Director Amy Bliefnick about the twilight parade and the opening of the fair.

Weekend Newswatch

UIS infectious Disease Expert Dr. Josiah Alamu

UIS infectious Disease Expert Dr. Josiah Alamu talks with Joey about the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.

Morning Newswatch

Alderman McMenamin

Ward 7 Alderman Joe McMenamin joins Joey to discuss last night’s Springfield City Council meeting and the use of the PILOT funds.

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Ebola

The number of people to have died in the worst Ebola outbreak in history has risen to at least 932. Many of the victims are overworked hospital staff.

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Madigan: My COLA Rescinding Bill is Better than GOP’s

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Illinois Speaker of the House Michael Madigan, D-Chicago, talks from the speakers podium in the House chambers Tuesday, May 13, 2014, in Springfield Ill. The Illinois Legislature resumes work toward its end of May deadline.

The Speaker of the Illinois House says Tuesday's vote to roll back lawmakers' cost-of-living increases represents progress toward meeting the governor halfway.

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U of I Holds Back Some Pay Raises

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University of Illinois President Timothy Killeen says the school will not dole out pay raises until the state budget situation is settled.

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Illinois College Helping with Cuban Orchid Research

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Jacksonville's Illinois College is playing a part in work that can now be done since the restoring of diplomatic ties with Cuba.

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Mel Reynolds: I’m Not Guilty

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FILE - In this Nov. 28, 2012 file photo, former Illinois Congressman Mel Reynolds announces that he's running for the 2nd District seat vacated by Jesse Jackson Jr., in Chicago. Reynolds has been indicted on federal tax evasion charges, the U.S. Attorney's Office in Chicago said in a statement Friday June 26, 2015. The indictment says the 63-year-old Chicago Democrat failed to file income tax returns for four consecutive years, between 2009 and 2012. Each count of failing to file carries a maximum one-year prison sentence. Reynolds resigned his Illinois congressional seat in 1995 after being convicted of statutory rape for having sex with an underage campaign worker. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green, File)

Former Congressman Mel Reynolds says he will plead not guilty to federal tax evasion charges.

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State Rep. Will Davis: One of a Kind

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Defends voting for his own pay increase