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Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch

Ward 6 Alderman Cory Jobe

Joey talks with Ward 6 Alderman Cory Jobe on last nights city council meeting.

Weekend Newswatch

Paul Palazzolo

Sangamon county Auditor and candidate for Mayor of Springfield Paul Palazzolo talks with Joey about how to grow the city.

Morning Newswatch

Supreme Court – Union Dues

UIS associate professor of Political Science Jason Pierceson talks with Joey on the Supreme Court decision on union dues.

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Immigration Policy

President Obama says he will begin taking steps on his own to change immigration policy using his executive authority.

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Supreme Court – ObamaCare

A closer look at the Supreme Court ruling the lets closely held companies opt out of the ObamaCare requirement that companies provide contraception coverage.

Morning Newswatch

Veterans Administration

Joey talks with Mike Lyons with CBS Radio News about former Procter & Gamble executive Robert McDonald, the proposed nominee to head up the embattled Department of Veterans Affairs.

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Blood Needed

Anna McFarland with the Central Illinois Community Blood Center talks with Joey about the extra need for blood during the 4th of July Holiday.

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North Korea Charging Americans

North Korea says it will charge two Americans it detained in April with unspecified crimes, potentially paving the way for their eventual release.

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Illegal Migrants

President Obama wants more that two billion dollars to address the surge in children and other migrants from Central America who are illegally crossing the U.S. boarder.

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Kidzeum Grant

Kidzeum of Health and Science Board President Rachael Thompson joins Joey to talk about the release of a one million dollar state grant.

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Medical Marijuana Applications Posted for Business

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Applications for medical marijuana begins September 2 for patients, September 8 for dispensaries.

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Illinois Museum to Display 1916 Military Equipment

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Military equipment from 1916 to be on display starting September 6.

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Reaction to IDNR’s Long-Awaited Fracking Rules Proposal

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One expert laments the length of time it took DNR to write the rules, which he says are too restrictive. Meanwhile, another expert says she'll have to see what the rules are before she calls them restrictive.

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Vallas Says Rauner’s Budget Plan Will Take $$ From Education

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.

Quinn campaign says Rauner plan will cost education $4 billion.