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Morning Newswatch Podcasts

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Monster snowfall expected in the Northeast

So much for coasting through a mild winter in the northeast, threats against planes over the weekend, and another republican takes a step toward running for president.

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.

Recent Headlines

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Welcoming Centers for Immigrants Affected By Funding Cuts

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The immediate cuts to immigrant services include closing 10 welcoming centers around the state.

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College Students, Sickle Cell Anemia Victims Impacted By Budget Cuts

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The cuts most recently made to the Illinois state budget affect college students and residents in the Chicago area with sickle cell anemia.

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Zell Gives to Rauner’s PAC

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Illinois Gov.-elect Bruce Rauner greets Henry Kinion, right, Friday, Nov. 7, 2014, in Springfield, Ill. The Republican stopped in Springfield Friday on a six-city tour to thank supporters after his victory Tuesday over Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn.

Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner has a new million-dollar supporter: billionaire developer Sam Zell.

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Madigan Calls for More Help for Sexual Assault Victims

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Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan is continuing her push for legislation to help victims of sexual assaults on college campuses move through the legal system.

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Eastern IL Fertilizer Plant to be Constructed

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Cronus Chemicals will start building on the site near Tuscola.