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Morning Newswatch Podcasts

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Springfield Sports Hall of Fame featured in Caterpillar Dieselettes exhibit

Joey talks with Caterpillar Visitors Center manager, Kathryn Spitznagle about an exhibit at the visitor center in Peoria about the Caterpillar Dieselettes which featured Eleanor ‘Rudy’ Rudolph who will be inducted into the Springfield Sports Hall of Fame tomorrow night.

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The death toll in Nepal continues to rise

The death toll for the earthquake in Nepal on Saturday shot past 3,800 today according to government officials.

Morning Newswatch

Representative Tim Butler on marijuana bill

Joey talks with Representative Tim Butler about the $26 million to help re-fund TAP, the Quit Line and others, and ‘decriminalizing’ marijuana bill.

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The latest on the Lincoln Funeral Coalition

Joey talks with Katie Spindell with the Lincoln Funeral Coalition on the latest on the reenactment.

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Here’s why you’ll see all of those motorcycles in town on Sunday

A.B.A.T.E. of Illinois is having its 25th Annual Safety & Awareness Rally and parade this Sunday. You will probably notice hundreds of motorcycles in town. Joey talks to Bobbi Ozanic about it.

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Governor Bruce Rauner on tourism and the Illinois Turnaround.

Joey talks with Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner about the upcoming Lincoln Funeral commemoration events, the Illinois Turnaround, ‘fair share’ dues and more.

Weekend Newswatch

Baltimore police and the Iran nuclear deal

Five of the six Baltimore police officers involved in the arrest of a man who died while in their custody have been interviews by officials, and the latest on the Iranian nuclear deal.

Ward 1 Alderman Frank Edwards on the City Council meeting

Joey talks with Springfield Ward 1 Alderman about last nights Springfield City Council meeting and CWLP.

Weekend Newswatch

The Central Illinois Food Bank needs your help

Krista Lisser with the Central Illinois Food Bank talks with Joey about wasy you can help the food bank through a WalMart program, and about how many people are ‘food insecure’ in Central Illinois.

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Dave Dahl with Governor Bruce Rauner

WTAX reporter Dave Dahl sat down with Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner yesterday. Here is a portion of that interview.

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State Contract with AFSCME Extended 2 Months; Governor Vetoes Anti-Strike Bill

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There's still no state budget, but contract talks continue with the biggest state workers' union.

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Sherman in Good Financial Setting

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There might be one easy way to describe the budget situation...in Sherman.

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Electronics Recycling Available in Springfield — Take 2

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Springfield residents will have another opportunity to get rid of their unwanted electronics by recycling them.

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Rauner Approves Expansion of SNAP Benefits

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Newly signed legislation will expand access to food stamps in Illinois.

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Madigan: My COLA Rescinding Bill is Better than GOP’s

Illinois Speaker of the House Michael Madigan, D-Chicago, talks from the speakers podium in the House chambers Tuesday, May 13, 2014, in Springfield Ill. The Illinois Legislature resumes work toward its end of May deadline.

The Speaker of the Illinois House says Tuesday's vote to roll back lawmakers' cost-of-living increases represents progress toward meeting the governor halfway.