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Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Weekend Newswatch

Boaters need to be aware of new laws before hitting the water

Joey talks with Sargent Chris Stone with the Conservation Police about new boating laws and safe boating as the season gets underway.

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Floods and severe weather pummel Texas & the Great Plains

More brutal and deadly weather in Texas, Oklahoma and parts of Kansas.

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Kidzeum of Health and Science update

Joey talks with Rachael Thomson, the president of the Board of Directors of the Kidzeum of Health and Science to get an update on fundraising for the children’s museum.

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After the earthquake in Nepal

Following the earthquake devastation in Nepal, there are questions to be answered and the country looks to rebuild and make things safer.

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A new play, ‘Grace Among the Leavings’ debuts at Theater in the Park

Joey talks with the Executive Director of Theater in the Park, Kari Catton, about the new play she helped adapt for the stage. ‘Grace Among the Leavings’ debuts at Theater in the Park this weekend.

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The Brian McMillen Memorial Run/Walk being held Saturday

Joey talks with Lincoln Land Community College Veterans Club advisor Craig McFarland about the the Brian McMillen Memorial Run/Walk that is being held Saturday (5-23-15).

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Are calm markets cause for concern?

There has not been a whole lot of excitement for stocks lately…is that a cause for concern

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Representative Tim Butler

Joey talks with Representative Tim Butler about the budget, a call for term limits and a donation from Governor Rauner.

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Red flags to look for when donating to charities

After stories this week of cancer charities scamming donors out of $187 million, Joey talks with Dr. Betsy Goulet , Assistant Professor at the Center for State Policy and Leadership/College of Public Affairs and Administration about finding a charity that puts donation to good use.

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David Letterman says goodbye

It was an end of an era as David Letterman put the lid on 33 years of late-night TV last night.

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House Records Show Schock Reimbursed U.S. $122,590

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Money was repaid before the former congressman resigned in March.

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Illinois Lawmakers Look Ahead to Make Budget Negotiations Easier

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Plan would have proposals analyzed before they left committee.

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Ban on “Conversion Therapy” Passes Legislature

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The Illinois Senate has approved a ban on therapy designed to "convert'' gay young people to heterosexuals.

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Union Legislation Would Prohibit Strike or Rauner Lockout

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The House has approved a measure that changes government-employee contract negotiations just a month before the deadline for a new contract.

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Mark Hart Named Interim Springfield Fire Chief

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Springfield has an interim fire chief.