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Bernard Sanders speaks during the Presidential Candidates Plenary at the National Urban League Conference at the Fort Lauderdale Convention Center

Featuring: Democratic Presidential hopeful U.S. Senator Bernard 'Bernie' Sanders
Where: Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
When: 31 Jul 2015
Credit: Johnny Louis/WENN.com

Will the Sanders campaign go negative against Hillary?

Here’s a behind the scenes campaign of democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders.


Congressman Rodney Davis

Joey chats with Congressman Rodney Davis about the US Chamber of Commerce “Spirit of Enterprise” award, the Veterans Administration, and the recent shooting in Roanoke.

Morning Newswatch

“The Adams Family Musical” opens tonight at the Hoogland

Joey talks with Gus Gordon from the cast of “The Adams Family Musical” that opens tonight at the Hoogland Center for the Arts in downtown Springfield.


A petition to include more conditions in the cannabis registry

Joey talks with Dr. Marc Sloan about the Cannabis Patient Advocacy Coalition’s delivery of 1,500 signatures to Governor Rauner and Director of Public Health Dr. Nirav Shah on a petition to include 11 additional medical conditions be added to the cannabis registry program.

Weekend Newswatch

Was the Roanoke shooter ready to run?

We are learning more about the shooter in that Roanoke murder of a reporter and a photographer.


Analysis of the 18th Congressional seat debate

University of Illinois Springfield professor of political science Dr. Kent Redfield talks with Joey about last nights’ debate between Darin LaHood and Rob Mellon who are running for the 18th Congressional seat in the special election coming up September 10th.


Should you be doing something different with your investments?

Asian markets rebounded today with the help or central bankers around the globe and encouraging signs from China where volatility in stocks dropped off significantly from previous sessions.

Morning Newswatch

Springfield Ward 1 Alderman Chuck Redpath

Springfield Ward 1 Alderman Chuck Redpath joined Joey to discuss last nights’ Springfield City Council meeting.

Weekend Newswatch

Rep. Tim Butler on the Committee of the Whole session in the Illinois House

Joey talks with Representative Tim Butler about yesterday’s Committee of the Whole session at the Illinois House of Representatives, and the budget stalemate.


It was a volatile day on the markets yesterday in China

Trading in China’s main index was rocky yesterday before closing down 1.3%.

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.