Podcasts: Focus Podcasts

Focus Podcasts

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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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Focus 12/1 – Ovarian Cancer

Guest: Ovarian Cancer Survivor and Singer Monica Hay

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Focus 11/24 – Concussion

Guest: Devin Spears, Lead Athletic Trainer at Memorial Medical Sports Care. Show Date: November 24, 2013.

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Focus 11/17 – The American Lung Association

Guest: Michael Mark, Senior Vice President of HelpLine Services, and Sarah Tapscott, Manager of Special Events.

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Oil Train Derails Near Galena

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A BNSF Railway freight train containing 103 cars loaded with crude oil has derailed near Galena.

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Durbin Wants Expansion of Veterans Caregiver Funding

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Senator Dick Durbin wants to expand a program that currently provides care to post-9/11 disabled veterans, to disabled veterans of any conflict.

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Unions Sue Over Exec. Order on Fair Share Dues

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Illinois labor unions are asking a judge to invalidate Gov. Bruce Rauner's executive order.

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Lawmaker Wants to Revive Illinois Death Penalty

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Just four years after capital punishment was taken off the books in Illinois, a state lawmaker says it's time to bring it back.

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Number of Illinois Children in Poverty Holds Steady

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The child poverty rate is holding steady in Illinois, but it's holding steady at a rate higher than advocates would like.