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Morning Newswatch Podcasts

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Sam Johnson, candidate for mayor of Springfield

Joey talks with Sam Johnson about his plans should he win the election and become the mayor of Springfield this spring.

Morning Newswatch

Tips for keeping the football party feast in check

Many of us will eat a lot of food during the game this Sunday. Joey talks with Christina Rollins, a registered dietitian and the director of food and nutrition services at Memorial Medical Center about how to not let things get out of hand.

Weekend Newswatch

The Keystone pipeline and the deficit

The senate has approved the Keystone XL pipeline and is now one step closer to a showdown with the president, who has promised a veto.

Morning Newswatch

Dr. Kent Redfield on ‘right to work’ zones

Joey talks with political science professor Dr. Kent Redfield about Governor Rauner’s call to establish ‘right to work’ zones in Illinois.

Weekend Newswatch

Congressman Rodney Davis on his committee assignments

Joey visited with Rodney Davis in the studio to discuss the Congressman’s committee assignments and his human tracking legislation.

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Hostages held by Islamic terrorists

A YouTube audio recording allegedly by a Japanese journalists being held by Islamic terrorists says an Jordanian pilot who was captured by the group will be killed unless an Iraqi female prisoner was released from a Jordanian prison later today.

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Ward 1 Alderman Frank Edwards on city council meeting

Joey talks with Ward 1 alderman Frank Edwards about the health care costs for city going budget by more than $3 million this fiscal year.

Morning Newswatch

Springfield Airport Authority Executive Director on the airports good year

Mark Hanna Executive Director, Springfield Airport Authority talks with Joey about the best year the Abraham Lincoln Capitol Airport has had in a while.

Weekend Newswatch

Alderman Gail Simpson on the Springfield mayoral race

Joey talks with Ward 2 Alderman Gail Simpson on the latest in her campaign to become the next mayor of Springfield.

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Boston digging out after blizzard

A powerful blizzard was predicted for the greater northeast, instead had it out mostly just for Boston and the surrounding New England.

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Ban on “Conversion Therapy” Passes Legislature

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The Illinois Senate has approved a ban on therapy designed to "convert'' gay young people to heterosexuals.

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Union Legislation Would Prohibit Strike or Rauner Lockout

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The House has approved a measure that changes government-employee contract negotiations just a month before the deadline for a new contract.

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Mark Hart Named Interim Springfield Fire Chief

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Springfield has an interim fire chief.

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Hastert Resigns from Wheaton College Board

FILE - In this Aug. 17, 2007, file photo, Rep. J. Dennis Hastert, front, R-Ill., announces that he will not seek reelection for a 12th term as he stands on the steps of the old Kendall County courthouse with, from left, his son Josh; wife Jean; and daughter-in-law Heidi, grandson Jack, in Yorkville, Ill. A newly unveiled indictment against Hastert released Thursday, May 28, 2015, accuses the Republican of agreeing to pay $3.5 million in hush money to keep a person from the town where he was a longtime schoolteacher silent about "prior misconduct."

The resignation was the latest fallout from a federal indictment accusing Hastert of violating banking laws.

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Rauner: No Special Session if No Agreement Reached by Sunday

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Gov. Bruce Rauner says he will not call lawmakers back into session if there's no agreement on a budget by Sunday.