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The man from Liberia battling Ebola in Dallas had died, and there are new screening procedures at some airports.

City of Springfield

Alderman Joe McMenamin

Joey talks with Ward 7 Alderman Joe McMenamin about the Springfield City Council meeting last night.

Weekend Newswatch

Eat With Your Kids

Dr. Marthe dela Cruz from the SIU school of Medicine talks with Joey about a study published in The Journal of Pediatrics that says having family meals can lower the chances of a child becoming obese.


The Latest on Ebola in Dallas

The CDC plans to increase screening for Ebola for people flying to the U.S.

Morning Newswatch

School Board

District 186 School Board President Mike Zimmers joins Joey to talk about the latest school board meeting.



There is a new batch of newlyweds today, many rushed to get married yesterday, right after the Supreme Court declined to consider weather same sex couples have a constitutional right to marry.


The Latest on Ebola

Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings says there are no symptoms among city residents.

Morning Newswatch

Mammogram Mondays

Joey talks with Dr. Robert Mocharnuk with the Simmons Cancer Institute at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine about “Mammogram Mondays” which are back this October for uninsured women.

Weekend Newswatch

William “Billy” Bishop

Joey has a conversation with William “Billy’ Bishop who has announced his candidacy for ward 2 alderman.


Cyber Security

With yet another breach of security last week at JPMorgan/Chase, Joey talks with Assistant Professor in Computer Science Lucas Vespa at the University of Illinois Springfield about keeping your information safe.

Recent Headlines

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McMenamin Not Pleased with CWLP Plan


The Springfield City Council will vote Tuesday on a rate restructuring plan for City Water Light and Power to shore up the electric fund's debt.

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Durbin: More Gun Control, Please


Dick Durbin is sounding a familiar tune.

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Peorian Selected to Replace Peorian in Illinois Senate


Chuck Weaver is the man tapped by a committee made up of Republicans to replace Darin LaHood in Springfield

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AAA: Springfield Enjoys Lowest Average Gas Prices in Illinois


The Pain at the Pump is less painful these days.

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Illinois Schools Prepare for New Rating System

school test

The system will grade the schools and districts much like students taking a traditional classroom test are graded.