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Morning Newswatch Podcasts

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Chris Hembrough from the Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce

Joey talks with the President and CEO of the Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce, Chris Hembrough about the municipal elections and the upcoming ‘Business Connections.’ event.

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Sherman Mayor Trevor Clatfelter

Joey talks with Sherman Mayor Trevor Caltfelter about his reelection and his agenda for the this term, and about some community events coming up in the village.

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The Boston Marathon, two years after the bombing

Joey talks with Heather Bosch form CBS Radio News from the start of the Boston Marathon.

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Why haven’t more Republicans officially announce for a run for president?

A number of Republicans who would like to run for president have yet to declared their intentions yet. And the main reason has to do with fundraising flexibility.

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Saturday is ‘Record Store Day’

Joey talks with Mark Kessler with Recycled Records about how to celebrate ‘Record Store Day’.

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Police Chief Kenny Winslow on body camera progress

Joey talks with Springfield Police Chief Kenny Winslow on the progress the department has made on getting body cameras for city police officers.

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That gyrocopter pilot is back at home in Florida

The postal worker from Florida who landed his gyrocopter on the lawn of the capitol in Washington to protest campaign finance reform has been charged in federal court.

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The Islamic State launches another offensive

Joey has a conversation with Military Analysts Mike Lyons with CBS Radio News about the Islamic State extremist group launching an offensive in Iraq yesterday.

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Organ donor shortages continue to be a problem

Joey talks with Rachel Bounds a pre-transplant coordinator with The Alan G. Birtch, Center for Transplant Services at Memorial Medical Center about organ donations.

Aaron Hernandez murder story

Aaron Hernandez gets life without parole

One time New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez has been found guilty of first degree murder in the shooting death of Odin Lloyd.

Recent Headlines

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Cameras and Microphones Could Be Used in Sangamon Co. Trial Coverage

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There could be extended coverage of Sangamon County's court system coming to a radio or television near you.

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Manar: Rauner Has Changed During Budget Process

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One local lawmaker says it's not the same Governor Bruce Rauner talking about the budget now as it was a few months ago.

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State Police, IDOT Give R-E-S-P-E-C-T — and H-E-L-P — to Aretha Franklin

New York premiere of 'Selma' at Ziegfeld Theater - Red carpet arrivals

Featuring: Aretha Franklin
Where: New York City, New York, United States
When: 14 Dec 2014
Credit: Ivan Nikolov/WENN.com

Aretha Franklin's spokesman says the Queen of Soul is grateful to the state of Illinois for its help when her tour bus broke down on the way to Chicago.

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Mel Reynolds No-Show for Arraignment

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Former U.S. Congressman Mel Reynolds has failed to appear at a scheduled arraignment to enter a plea on federal tax charges.

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Iowa Prisoner Used Pipes to Escape

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Authorities say an Iowa inmate later caught in Henry County, Illinois managed to escape from one of the state's most secure cells by sneaking through the building's piping and onto the roof.