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Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch

95th District Representative Avery Bourne

Joey talks with the 95th districts Avery Bourne about her objectives, her district and the current budget mess.

Weekend Newswatch

We need your questions for the 2015 Springfield Mayoral Debate

Joey talks with WTAX Brand Manager/News Director Alex Degmen about this Thursdays mayoral debate with Newschannel 20.

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Ted Cruz throws his hat into the presidential ring

Texas senator Ted Cruz, a favorite of the tea party will announce today that he is seeking the republican presidential nomination in 2016.

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Senator Andy Manar on the budget and school funding

Joey talks with State Senator Andy Manar about progress on budget negotiations, cuts to local governments and the effects of proposed cuts to schools.

Weekend Newswatch

“Fiddler on the Roof” opens this weekend at the Hoogland

Joey talks with Gus Gordon from the Hoogland Center for the Arts about the opening of “Fiddler on the Roof” featuring John Preece, who has toured professionally in the show for 25 years.

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The latest on the Tunisian museum attacks

Islamic State has now claimed responsibility for that attack on a museum in the Tunisian capitol.

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Sherman Mayor Trevor Clatfelter on upcoming budget challenges

Joey talks with Sherman Mayor Trevor Clatfelter on the Village Board’s work to fight the governor’s plan to strip tax money from municipalities and where they are in managing the budget this year.

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The latest on the terrorist attacks in Tunisia

17 foreign tourists are dead after terrorists attacked a museum in Tunisian capitol.

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Political consultant Thom Serafin on the Schock resignation

Political consultant Thom Serafin with Serafin & Associates talks with Joey about the resignation of Aaron Schock.

Weekend Newswatch

UIS political science professor on Aaron Schock resignation

Joey talks with Dr. Kent Redfield, a political science professor at the university of Illinois to get some analysis of the Aaron Schock resignation.

Recent Headlines

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Senate Advances One-Month Budget, House Measure Fails

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The Illinois Senate has advanced a one-month spending plan that Democrats say will allow critical services to continue as Illinois enters a new fiscal year.

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Illini Women’s Basketball Program Faces Federal Lawsuit

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The university, the plaintiffs, and their attorneys declined to comment.

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Body Found at Springfield Hotel

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Springfield Police say they do not suspect foul play after a body was found inside a local hotel.

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Texas Congressman Backs Flynn in 18th District Race

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Texas Republican Congressman Louie Gohmert is on the stump for Mike Flynn.

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Former Treasurer’s Office Employees File Suit

Republican gubernatorial candidate State Treasurer Dan Rutherford 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.

The suit is the latest chapter in a saga involving sexual harassment claims that undercut Rutherford's 2014 campaign for governor.