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Morning Newswatch Podcasts

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Veterans Administration

There is more discouraging news about the department of veterans affairs. An internal watchdog created to safeguard the medical care provided to former service members instead routinely plays down errors.

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Iraq & Drones

The Obama administration’s memo regarding a drone strike that killed an American, and growing pressure inside Iraq for the prime minister to step down.

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Coporate Email & the iWatch

New tech startups are taking aim at corporate email, promising to disrupt the mode of communication that office dwellers love to hate, and the latest on the iWatch.

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Kerry in Iraq

Secretary of state John Kerry has arrived in Iraq an unannounced trip that is part of a series of meetings in the middle east that designed to gather support to stop the Sunni insurgency.

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GM Recall

The power steering recall that GM issued in march was ten years in the making. It’s an example of what happens when car makers resist regulators recall efforts.

Obama speaks about the sequester in Washington

Advisors in Iraq

Joey talks with Mike Lyons of CBS Radio News about the Obama administrations decision to deploy special forces in advisory roles in Iraq.

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A New Leader in the House & iPhone security

House republicans have chosen a new house majority leader to replace Eric Canto, and keeping your iPhone safe.

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Iraq & Bowe Bergdahl

Get the latest on the current situation with ISIL in Iraq, and new information on the Bowe Bergdahl trad from the Wall Street Journal.

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Redskin trademark & Fire Phone

The trademark trial and appeals board ruled the Washington Redskins trademarks are disparaging to Native Americans and should be canceled. And Amazon introduces the Fire Phone.

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“Footloose” at Theater in the Park

Theater in the Park (TIP) Executive Director Kari Catton and Matt Woodson who plays Ren join Joey to talk about the next show at TIP “Footloose” Which opens Friday.

Recent Headlines

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African-American Pastors Endorse Rauner

Illinois Republican gubernatorial candidate businessman Bruce Rauner participates in a Republican gubernatorial candidate debate Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014, in Springfield, Ill. The four Republican gubernatorial candidates said that they’ll be willing to work with unions if elected but differed on how to approach the relationship during a downstate debate that largely focused on pension reform, taxes and just briefly on personal issues that have dogged some of the candidates.

More than a dozen pastors of predominantly African-American congregations are endorsing the Republican candidate for governor.

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Ameren Threatens $20 Monthly Fee for No Smart Meters

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Ameren Illinois says customers who refuse to have an electricity meter installed will see an additional $20 monthly fee on their bills.

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Pizza Delivery Driver Robbed on East Side

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A pizza delivery driver was uninjured when he was robbed by three assailants over the weekend.

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Man Charged in Connection With Pipe Bomb; Armed Bank Robbery

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Bradford Moss is charged with Possession of Explosives or an Incendiary Device and Attempt Theft.

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Illinois Is Not Gaining Ground on Poverty

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Census says numbers are stagnant