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Springfield Budget Driector

Joey talks with Springfield Budget Director Bill McCarty on the city garage consolidation and the inclusion NAPA Auto Parts.

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School Funding

Jeff Vose Sangamon County Regional Superintendent of Schools Joins Joey to talk about school funding or lack thereof.

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New Prostate Cancer Study

Urologic oncologist Dr. Shaheen Alanee from the SIU School of Medicine joins Joey to talk about a new prostate cancer study that says men under age 65 who had their prostate removed were less likely to die from their cancer than those who used a strategy called watchful waiting.

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A Kidzeum Update

The Kidzeum of Health and Science is coming to downtown Springfield. Joey gets an update on the children’s museum’s progress after a few big donations in that past few weeks, with Board President, Rachael Thompson.

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Changes Coming to the SAT

Joey talks with Associate Vice Chancellor for Undergraduate Education Karen Moranski at UIS on changes in the SAT.

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‘American Roots & Celtic Soul’ at the Hoogland this Weekend

Martin McCormack from Switchback joins Joey to talk about bringing Switchback’s unique sound to the Hoogland Center for the Arts this weekend.

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Blood Donations are Down in Central Illinois

Tara Matheson and Anna McFarland from the Central Illinois Community Blood Center talk with Joey about the affect the long harsh winter has had on blood donations.

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5.5 Million in School Cuts Approved

District 186 Board Vice President Adam Lopez joins Joey to talk about school budget cuts

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Ask the Mayor Pt. 2

Mayor Mike Houston joins Joey the first Wednesday of every month for Ask the Mayor.

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Ask the Mayor Pt. 1

Mayor Mike Houston joins Joey the first Wednesday of every month for Ask the Mayor. Segment one start with the Mayor talking about the vote on the Hunter Lake ordinance.

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Winslow Still Wants Body Cameras for SPD

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Winslow says he wants to use body cameras as a means to protect officers on every call, every time.

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New Class of State Prison Guards Graduates

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There are now some new people to work at some of the state's prisons.

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Springfield Man Tased, Eludes Police, Turns Self In

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A Springfield man is in custody, charged with disarming and aggravated battery of a peace officer among other charges.

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Chicago’s Cardinal Francis George Dies

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Cardinal Francis George, a vigorous defender of Roman Catholic orthodoxy who played a key role in the church's response to the clergy sex abuse scandal, has died.

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NIU Offers Course on “Game of Thrones”

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Northern Illinois University has an honors-level course called "Game of Thrones, Television, and Medieval History."