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Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Weekend Newswatch

The ‘No Labels Problem Solver’ convention

The ‘No Labels’ movement in Washington is trying to create momentum about its problem solving approach by staging an event in New Hampshire in the midst of a presidential primary.

Morning Newswatch

Mammogram Mondays are back

Joey talks with registered nurse and community cancer education coordinator for Memorial Medical Center’s Regional Cancer Center, Celeste Wile on the return of Mammogram Monday in central Illinois.

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The latest on who could be the Speaker of the House

Joey talks with CBS Radio News Steven Portnoy live from Capitol Hill to get the latest on Paul Ryan and others who might be Speaker of the House.

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Crime reporting system lags behind

As law enforcement officials struggle to cope with a sudden unexplained rise in violent crime in many cities, they find themselves hampered by an outdated system for gathering national crime data that leaves them blind on such basic questions like how many murders happened last month.

Weekend Newswatch

Governor Rauner and the Democrats spar over the budget impasse

Joey talks with University of Illinois Springfield Dr. Kent Redfield about the talk from the Governor and the Democrats on the budget.

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The ‘Oak Ridge Cemetery Walk’ is back

Joey talks with Mary Alice Davis, chairman of the Cemetery Walk committee and president of the Sangamon County Historical Society about the return of the Oak Ridge Cemetery Walk.

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Illinois isn’t the only state with budget issues

Most states right now are benefiting from growing tax collections as the national economy continues to grow….this allows them to balance budgets in the spring largely avoiding deep cuts or tax increases.

Health

The budget impasse is hurting public health departments

Joey talks with the President of the Illinois Public Health Association, Miriam Link-Mullison about how the budget stalemate in Illinois is hurting public health departments.

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Why have we not heard from Gallup in the presidential polls?

A name that has been absent from the current presidential race is Gallup. The big polling company has been the country’s gold standard for election polling for nearly 80 years.

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University of Illinois Springfield Chancellor Susan Koch

Joey talks with University of Illinois Springfield Chancellor Susan Koch about the current financial situation at the school and the state of Illinois.

Recent Headlines

15 hours ago in Local

Full Text and Audio of Obama’s Speech to Legislature

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Click here for text and audio of President Obama's address to the Illinois General Assembly.

15 hours ago in Local

LISTEN: President Obama’s Full Speech at Hoogland Center for the Arts

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Click here for President Obama's remarks at the Hoogland Center for the Arts

15 hours ago in Local

Lawmakers, Current and Past, React to Obama Speech

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President Barack Obama visited Springfield Wednesday and had a lot to say to the General Assembly and Governor Rauner.

21 hours ago in Local

Obama: Citizens Are Turned Off By Current “Poisonous Political Climate” In U.S.

Obama speaks about the sequester in Washington

In his address, President Obama says people around the country are turned off by current "poisonous political climate."

21 hours ago in Local

Obama Reminiscing About Days In Illinois Legislature

Obama speaks about the sequester in Washington

President Obama reminisces about his days in the Illinois legislature.