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Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Weekend Newswatch

The Super Bowl, commercials and the NFL salary cap

The Seahawks prevented themselves from repeating as Super Bowl champs with a questionable decision in the final minute of the Super Bowl.

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Republicans and the presidency

Congressman Paul Ryan is offering praise, but not an endorsement for fellow Wisconsinite Scott Walker.

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Sam Johnson, candidate for mayor of Springfield

Joey talks with Sam Johnson about his plans should he win the election and become the mayor of Springfield this spring.

Morning Newswatch

Tips for keeping the football party feast in check

Many of us will eat a lot of food during the game this Sunday. Joey talks with Christina Rollins, a registered dietitian and the director of food and nutrition services at Memorial Medical Center about how to not let things get out of hand.

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The Keystone pipeline and the deficit

The senate has approved the Keystone XL pipeline and is now one step closer to a showdown with the president, who has promised a veto.

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Dr. Kent Redfield on ‘right to work’ zones

Joey talks with political science professor Dr. Kent Redfield about Governor Rauner’s call to establish ‘right to work’ zones in Illinois.

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Congressman Rodney Davis on his committee assignments

Joey visited with Rodney Davis in the studio to discuss the Congressman’s committee assignments and his human tracking legislation.

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Hostages held by Islamic terrorists

A YouTube audio recording allegedly by a Japanese journalists being held by Islamic terrorists says an Jordanian pilot who was captured by the group will be killed unless an Iraqi female prisoner was released from a Jordanian prison later today.

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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.

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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.

Recent Headlines

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DeWitt Co. Settlement OK’d in Dispute to Put Toxic Waste Over Aquifer

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DeWitt county has approved a settlement with a landfill company.

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Kankakee Co. Sheriff Describes Security Lapses that led to Inmate Escape

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Sheriff Tim Bukowski says investigators found no inmate count had been done.

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House Approves Springfield High Speed Rail Oversight Act

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An attempt to make sure fair hiring practices are implemented on Springfield's high speed rail 10th street consolidation project is moving forward.

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Rauner Admin. Plans $106 Million in Medicaid Cuts

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Cuts to Medicaid will make up about one-third of the $300 million in spending reductions by Gov. Bruce Rauner's office

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Butler: Future of $26M in Social Service Funding Unknown

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State Representative Tim Butler says who knows if that $26 million Governor Bruce Rauner is holding from a number of state social service programs will be restored or not.