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Morning Newswatch Podcasts

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Ward 1 Alderman Frank Edwards on city council meeting

Joey talks with Ward 1 alderman Frank Edwards about the health care costs for city going budget by more than $3 million this fiscal year.

Morning Newswatch

Springfield Airport Authority Executive Director on the airports good year

Mark Hanna Executive Director, Springfield Airport Authority talks with Joey about the best year the Abraham Lincoln Capitol Airport has had in a while.

Weekend Newswatch

Alderman Gail Simpson on the Springfield mayoral race

Joey talks with Ward 2 Alderman Gail Simpson on the latest in her campaign to become the next mayor of Springfield.

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Boston digging out after blizzard

A powerful blizzard was predicted for the greater northeast, instead had it out mostly just for Boston and the surrounding New England.

Alderman Cory Jobe on his new job with the state

Joey talks with Ward 6 Alderman Cory Jobe on his appointment as the Director of the Illinois Department of Tourism.

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Steven Esposito form Morgan Stanley on new investor poll

Joey talks Illinois investor confidence and the Illinois economy with Steven Esposito from Morgan Stanley and the Investor Pulse Poll.

Morning Newswatch

Senator Andy Manar with the latest on school fuding

Joey talks with State Senator Andy Manar on the latest changes to the school funding bill, which is now SB1.

Weekend Newswatch

Springfield mayoral candidate Jim Langfelder

Joey talks with Springfield candidate Jim Langfelder about his plan for the city should he be elected mayor.

Morning Newswatch

Measles outbreak in seven states

With outbreaks at Disneyland and in at least 7 states now, Joey talks with Dr. Steven O’Marro with Springfield Clinic about the measles.

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Monster snowfall expected in the Northeast

So much for coasting through a mild winter in the northeast, threats against planes over the weekend, and another republican takes a step toward running for president.

Recent Headlines

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Illinois Video Gambling Revenue Doubles in Second Year

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The state made nearly $165 million in 2014 from video gambling

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Durbin: Consolidate 15 Federal Food Agencies Into One

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U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) says he hopes the fifth time’s the charm for legislation to create a new food safety agency.

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A Huge Benefit for a Taylorville Elementary School

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"Kids are well fed, happy, smiling and being themselves rather than being in a situation where their stomachs are empty, they have headaches and stomach aches, they may be nauseous."

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Rockford Facility for Juvenile Wards Closes

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A facility that houses wards of the state in Rockford is closing following a newspaper's reports of assault and other issues.

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Banner Year for SPI — Now What?

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Springfield's Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport had one of its best years ever for passenger flights last year -- so what's next?