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Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch

The Horace Mann Educator of the Year nominations are open

Horace Mann’s Community Relations Director Paul Wappel talks with joey about the opening of nominations for the Horace Mann Educator of the Year award.

Weekend Newswatch

The Patriots coach and QB talk about deflate-gate

Not many Xs and Os being discussed by the New England Patriots as the prepare to play in Superbowl 49 next week. Reporters are more interested in talking about deflate-gate.

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Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah dies & turmoil in Yemen

Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah has died, and the latest on the turmoil in Yemen.

Morning Newswatch

Senator Dick Durbin talks President Obama’s agenda

Joey talks with Senator Dick Durbin about the State of the Union and the president’s agenda, tax laws, free college and Obamacare.

Weekend Newswatch

Springfield Police Chief Kenny Winslow on police body cameras

Joey talks with Chief Winslow about what the community and police officers think about body cameras, and about why he wants to wait on a decision from the statehouse before buying them.

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President Obama hits the road & defining the middle class

President Obama is on a two day trip to push his message that everybody should stand to gain from an economy that is all but recovered from a deep recession…and what exactly is the middle class?

Morning Newswatch

Congressman Rodney Davis on the State of the Union Address

Joey talks with Congressman Rodney Davis to get his reaction on some of subjects the president touched on in his State of the Union Address.

Weekend Newswatch

Ward 3 Alderman Doris Turner on police body cams

Joey talks with Ward 3 Alderman Doris Turner about the city council meeting last night, and a proposed increase in the police budget to buy body cams for officers.

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The State of the Union address

Middle class economics was the phrase of the night as the president delivered his state of the union address.

Morning Newswatch

Springfield mayoral candidate Paul Palazzolo

Joey talks with Springfield mayoral candidate Paul Palazzolo about the CWLP and his proposed infrastructure audit for Springfield.

Recent Headlines

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Illinois Video Gambling Revenue Doubles in Second Year

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The state made nearly $165 million in 2014 from video gambling

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Durbin: Consolidate 15 Federal Food Agencies Into One

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U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) says he hopes the fifth time’s the charm for legislation to create a new food safety agency.

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A Huge Benefit for a Taylorville Elementary School

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"Kids are well fed, happy, smiling and being themselves rather than being in a situation where their stomachs are empty, they have headaches and stomach aches, they may be nauseous."

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Rockford Facility for Juvenile Wards Closes

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A facility that houses wards of the state in Rockford is closing following a newspaper's reports of assault and other issues.

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Banner Year for SPI — Now What?

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Springfield's Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport had one of its best years ever for passenger flights last year -- so what's next?