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Morning Newswatch Podcasts

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Ask the Mayor — Wednesday Dec. 3, 2014

Mayor Mike Houston joins Alex Degman for the monthly segment

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Rauner: The State Budget is Even Worse Than I Thought

Bruce Rauner says the state budget picture is getting more grim by the day.

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Oak Ridge Cemetery’s Restored Original Entrance is Unveiled

Oak Ridge Cemetery Foundation President Jen Aholt joins Alex Degman to preview Wednesday’s festivities.

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Difficult to Tell Who’s Being Killed by Police?

The Wall Street Journal found that hundreds of homicides by law enforcement agencies between 2007 and 2012 weren’t reported to the FBI.

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A Toys for Tots Drive Dec. 7

Springfield’s Ward 8 Alderman, Kris Theilen, is heading it up at Babies ‘R Us.

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Springfield BOE’s Scott McFarland on Test Scores; SB16

Test scores district wide are improving.

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Public Hearings for a Clean Energy Transmission Line

Alex Degman talks about a series of public hearings so people can get more information on the Grain Belt Express Clean Line.

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President Obama Wants More Support for Police Body Cams

The Wall Street Journal This Morning’s Gordon Deal reports.

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DSI’s Ann Frescura on Old Capitol Holiday Walks

The first Holiday Walk is this Wednesday.

A protester yells at a Missouri State Police officer during a protest at the Ferguson, Mo., police headquarters Friday, Oct. 10, 2014, in Ferguson.

CBS’s Steve Futterman on Weekend Activity in the St. Louis Region

Steve Futterman reports on weekend protests at St. Louis area malls and previews the work of the Ferguson Commission.

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U of I Professor Says Review of Criminal Code is a Good Idea

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Johnson says State's criminal code is confusing.

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March Comes Roaring Into Central Illinois Like A Lion

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The Illinois Department of Transportation is warning drivers about potentially hazardous travel conditions as a winter storm moves through the…

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Local Expert Favors Net Neutrality

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UIS expert says those without "deep pockets" will have equal access to internet.

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Rauner Holding Fast to Reallocation to Get Through Rest of the Fiscal Year

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The Governor holds General Assembly responsible for budget shortfalls.