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Surveillance powers lapse with no deal in Senate

The senate has voted to advance legislation that would replace the governments ability to collect bulk phone records, but provisions of the Patriot Act have expired.

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The Dennis Hastert indictments

Joey get’s the latest on the Dennis Hastert indictments with Steven Portnoy with CBS Radio News in Washington.

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The importance of the ‘student concussion bill’

Joey talks with the lead athletic trainer for Memorial Medical Center’s SportsCare, Devin Spears about the concussion bill that awaits Govern Rauner’s signature.

Weekend Newswatch

Representative Tim Butler

Joey talks with Representative Tim Butler about the budget, Governor Rauner’s ‘Turnaround Agenda’, and Dennis Hastert.

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How did FIFA get into trouble?

How did soccer’s international governing body, FIFA, get caught up in such controversy this week?

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Dr. Kent Redfield on the budget and the ‘Turnaround Agenda’

Joey talks with Dr. Kent Redfield, professor of Political Science at the University of Illinois at Springfield on the budget, and the Governor’s ‘Turnaround Agenda’.

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The latest on the FIFA scandal

Members of soccer’s international governing body were for sale.

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State Senator Andy Manar on the budget

Joey talks with State Senator Andy Manar on progress on the budget the Democrats have advanced that has about a $3 billion shortfall.

Weekend Newswatch

Springfield Ward 6 Alderman Cory Jobe

Ward 6 Alderman Cory Jobe joins Joey to discuss mayoral appointments, liquor license abstentions and the Stanford extension project.

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Houston begins to assess damage from devastating floods

Houston, the nations fourth largest city is assessing damage this morning after flooding killed at least five people, wrecked thousands of structures and left motorists stranded on flooded roads.

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State Police Emphasize Speed, DUI, Seat Belts

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Click It or Ticket, Border to Border

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Jurors Drain County Resources

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Five-month total exceeds last fiscal year

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Inmate: Drew Admitted Killing Stacy

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FILE - In this May 8, 2009 file photo, former Bolingbrook, Ill., police sergeant Drew Peterson arrives at the Will County Courthouse in Joliet, Ill., for his arraignment on charges of first-degree murder in the 2004 death of his third wife Kathleen Savio. On Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013, Will County Judge Edward Burmila sentenced Peterson to 38 years in prison for Savio's murder.  (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green, File)

Murder-for-hire trial in Randolph County

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Election Board Concerned about Automatic Plan

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Driver's license component costly, they say

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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.