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Morning Newswatch Podcasts

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Alderman Thielen on the City Council

Joey talks with ward 8 Alderman Kris Thielen about the new Springfield ward map and the continuing issues with the NAPA contract.

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Taxes Going Down in Sherman

Mayor Trevor Clatfelter joins Joey to discuss lower property taxes in the Village of Sherman.

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Another Scandal at the Capitol?

UIS Professor Dr. Kent Redfield talks with Joey about ethical questions concerning Governor Quinn’s former chief of staff.

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District 186 School Board President

Springfield School Board President Mike Zimmers joins Joey to discuss the schedule changes the board made last night.

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China Hacking Charges

The U.S. has leveled cyber theft charges against Chinese arm officers. Gordon Deal with the Wall Street Journal this Morning has the latest.

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Is Your Boat Dock Safe?

Molly Hall, Executive Director of SafeElectricity.Org Talks with Joey about making sure boats and docks are ready for the season, and how to avoid electric shock drowning.

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Are you Gluten Free?

Gluten free food is almost everywhere. Joey talks with Registered Dietician Sarah Lopinski about Celiac Disease.

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Another Massive Media Merger

Another media merger is on the horizon. Get the latest on that and the California wildfires with Gordon Deal with the Wall Street Journal this Morning.

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South Korean Ferry Disaster

The president of South Korea says she is accepting responsibility for her governments poor handling of last months ferry disaster which let more than 300 people dead or missing.

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Rep. Brauer on the Budget

Representative Brauer joins Joey to discuss the passing of numerous spending bills at the Capitol Thursday.

Recent Headlines

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Police, Secretary of State Disable IED in Downtown Springfield

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Springfield Police say an IED found in downtown Springfield Monday night was "rendered safe."

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Beer Tickets Land State Fair Manager in Hot Water

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Bliefnick hasn't responded for comment

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On-Line Learning Could Get a Boost

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Maintaining common standards in online college coursework is the goal of a new state law

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Illinois Coal a Hot Commodity Worldwide

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Illinois coal exports have risen sharply in recent years, even as its high sulfur content limits its demand in the U.S.

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Downtown Taylorville Building Partially Collapses

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A downtown Taylorville business is closed after part of its building collapsed over the weekend.