Podcasts: Focus Podcasts

Focus Podcasts

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Focus – 2/16

Show Date: February 16, 2014

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Focus 2/9

Show Date: February 9, 2014

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Focus – 1/26

Show Date: January 26, 2014

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Focus – 1/19

Show Date: January 19, 2014

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Focus 1/12 – A Variety of Topics

Show Date: January 12, 2014

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Focus 1/5 – Community Learning at LLCC

Guest: Judy Wagenblast. Show Date January 5, 2014 (Encore presentation)

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Focus 12/29 – Springfield Clinic Patient Portal (Encore)

Springfield Clinic’s Patient Portal (Encore Broadcast)

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Focus 12/15 – The Gentleman from Illinois – Senator Alan J. Dixon (Encore)

Guests:  Sen. Alan J. Dixon and author Taylor Pensoneau.  Encore Presentation.

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Focus 12/8 – Winter Weather Preparedness (Encore)

Guest:  Chris Miller of the National Weather Service in Lincoln.  This is an encore presentation from mid-November.

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State Lawmaker: IDOT Not the Only Agency Whose Hiring Process May be Suspect

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Federal monitor to check agency on hiring practices

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Rauner Denies Involvement in Springfield Reporter’s Resignation

Illinois Republican gubernatorial candidate businessman Bruce Rauner participates in a Republican gubernatorial candidate debate Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014, in Springfield, Ill. The four Republican gubernatorial candidates said that they’ll be willing to work with unions if elected but differed on how to approach the relationship during a downstate debate that largely focused on pension reform, taxes and just briefly on personal issues that have dogged some of the candidates.

Bruce Rauner says his fingerprints are not on the Chicago Sun-Times.

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Raymond Cub Scouts Still Improving

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Police say the condition of three Cub Scouts is improving after they were injured in a chemical explosion.

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Springfield Unemployment Numbers Show Decline

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Unemployment dropped in all of Illinois' metro areas in September

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Durbin: Sun-Times Reporter’s Departure “Worrisome”

Republican state Sen., Jim Oberweis, right, offers to give Democratic U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin, more paper after Durbin joked about only getting one page of paper for notes before their first of two televised debates prior to the Nov. 4 election Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, in Chicago. Oberweis, a dairy entrepreneur from Sugar Grove, has acknowledged it will take a big GOP year to unseat Durbin, the second-ranking Democrat in the U.S. Senate who's represented Illinois on Capitol Hill for more than three decades.

Bruce Rauner’s campaign is being accused of bullying the Chicago Sun-Times, and U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) says that should be a troubling sign to voters.