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Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Weekend Newswatch

It’s National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day

Joey talks with Ben Silver with the President Abraham Lincoln Doubletree Hotel, where they are giving out FREE chocolate chip cookies all day.

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We are getting more information on the Amtrak crash engineer

A safety system to stop speeding trains had been installed on the southbound side of the tracks, but not on the northbound side . . . the side on which the Amtrak train in Philadelphia that derailed earlier this week was on.

Morning Newswatch

Ward 4 Alderman John Fulgenzi

Joey talks with newly elected Ward 4 Alderman John Fulgenzi about mayoral appointments, Hunter Lake, and the possible CWLP veto override.

Weekend Newswatch

Paul Palazzolo on his move from County Auditor to Circuit Clerk

Joey talks with Paul Palazzolo about his move from the Sangamon county Auditor to the position of Sangamon County Circuit Clerk which takes effect at the end of the week.

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The crashed Amtrak train was going twice the speed limit when it derailed

The Amtrak train involved in that fatal crash in Philadelphia was traveling 106 miles per hour in a 50 mile per hour zone when it derailed Tuesday night.

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Springfield Ward 5 Alderman Andrew Proctor

Joey talks with new Springfield Ward 5 Alderman Andrew Proctor about last nights Committee of the Whole meeting, Hunter Lake, the potential CWLP veto override and more

Weekend Newswatch

Dr. Kent Redfield on what’s next for pension reform

Joey talks with University of Illinois professor of Political Science, Dr. Kent Redfield about what is next for the pension mess in the state.

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The latest on the Amtrak train derailment in Philadelphia

At least five people were killed when an Amtrak train derailed and crashed in Philadelphia last night.

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Springfield Ward 2 Alderman Herman Senor

Joey talks with Ward 2 Alderman Herman Senor about preparing for the city council and the appointments made by Mayor Langfelder.

Weekend Newswatch

The Horace Mann Educator and Administrator of the year

Joey talks with the Horace Mann Educator of the Year, Springfield High’s Jeff Lightfoot, and the Administrator of the Year, Butler Elementary’s Tracy Gage about the awards.

Recent Headlines

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Economic Development Commission Backs Parking Garage Repairs

9-1-15 Economic Development Commission

A project that's been delayed for years may end up going forward, thanks in part to the city's new Economic Development Commission.

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SEIU Urges Override of Rauner Veto

9-1-15 SEIU

The Service Employees International Union used the State Capitol Rotunda to hold a class they say Governor Bruce Rauner is trying to cut.

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Farmers Need to be Promoters, Too

USFRA FPS sustainability press conf

Survey released at Decatur's Farm Progress Show.

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Seven Now Dead in Legionnaires Outbreak

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Seven people have died from Legionnaires' disease at a veterans' home in Quincy.

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Police Hunt for 3 Suspects After Lake County Sheriffs Deputy Killed

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Police in northern Illinois say a manhunt is underway after an officer was shot and killed while pursuing a group of suspicious men.