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Morning Newswatch Podcasts

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Steven Portnoy from CBS Radio News on NSA surveillance lapse

Joey talks with Steven Portnoy with CBS Radio News about the lapse in the Patriot Act.

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Surveillance powers lapse with no deal in Senate

The senate has voted to advance legislation that would replace the governments ability to collect bulk phone records, but provisions of the Patriot Act have expired.

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The Dennis Hastert indictments

Joey get’s the latest on the Dennis Hastert indictments with Steven Portnoy with CBS Radio News in Washington.

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The importance of the ‘student concussion bill’

Joey talks with the lead athletic trainer for Memorial Medical Center’s SportsCare, Devin Spears about the concussion bill that awaits Govern Rauner’s signature.

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Representative Tim Butler

Joey talks with Representative Tim Butler about the budget, Governor Rauner’s ‘Turnaround Agenda’, and Dennis Hastert.

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How did FIFA get into trouble?

How did soccer’s international governing body, FIFA, get caught up in such controversy this week?

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Dr. Kent Redfield on the budget and the ‘Turnaround Agenda’

Joey talks with Dr. Kent Redfield, professor of Political Science at the University of Illinois at Springfield on the budget, and the Governor’s ‘Turnaround Agenda’.

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The latest on the FIFA scandal

Members of soccer’s international governing body were for sale.

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State Senator Andy Manar on the budget

Joey talks with State Senator Andy Manar on progress on the budget the Democrats have advanced that has about a $3 billion shortfall.

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Springfield Ward 6 Alderman Cory Jobe

Ward 6 Alderman Cory Jobe joins Joey to discuss mayoral appointments, liquor license abstentions and the Stanford extension project.

Recent Headlines

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The Du Quoin State Fair is on Now Through Labor Day

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Fair Manager Patrick Buchen says it's a money windfall for the area.

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Pair of House Fires Look Like Arson but Appear to be Unrelated

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SPD and SFD continue to investigate the fires which occured within 90 minutes of each other.

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Judge Considers Whether to Dismiss Illinois Head-Injury Suit

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Cook County Judge Leroy Martin Jr. heard oral arguments Friday.

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Ex-Washington Mayor Don Gronewald Dead at 83

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Gronewald, mayor of the central Illinois town from 1989 to 2001, died Tuesday at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center in Peoria.

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Iran Deal Gives Durbin a Shot at Political Redemption

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Dick Durbin leading effort to get votes in favor of nuclear deal with Iran.