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Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Weekend Newswatch

Springfield Police Chief Kenny Winslow on police body cameras

Joey talks with Chief Winslow about what the community and police officers think about body cameras, and about why he wants to wait on a decision from the statehouse before buying them.

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President Obama hits the road & defining the middle class

President Obama is on a two day trip to push his message that everybody should stand to gain from an economy that is all but recovered from a deep recession…and what exactly is the middle class?

Morning Newswatch

Congressman Rodney Davis on the State of the Union Address

Joey talks with Congressman Rodney Davis to get his reaction on some of subjects the president touched on in his State of the Union Address.

Weekend Newswatch

Ward 3 Alderman Doris Turner on police body cams

Joey talks with Ward 3 Alderman Doris Turner about the city council meeting last night, and a proposed increase in the police budget to buy body cams for officers.

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The State of the Union address

Middle class economics was the phrase of the night as the president delivered his state of the union address.

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Springfield mayoral candidate Paul Palazzolo

Joey talks with Springfield mayoral candidate Paul Palazzolo about the CWLP and his proposed infrastructure audit for Springfield.

Weekend Newswatch

The State of the Union address – what to expect

President Obama delivers his 6th state of the union address this evening – what will he propose, and how much of his agenda is realistic with the republican controlled congress.

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Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce President and CEO

Joey talks with the Greater Springfield Chamber of commerce President and CEO Chris Hembrough about current economic situations in Springfield.

'Selma' New York premiere

The current state of race relations

Selma Alabama got a does of Hollywood yesterday, TV giant Oprah Winfrey and fellow actors from the movie Selma were joined by hundreds others for a march to recall one of the ugliest chapters of the civil rights movement yesterday.

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Hacking into North Korea & hacking for hire

Before President Obama pointed a finger directly at North Korea for the cyber attack on Sony Pictures, the U.S. had never specifically singled out another nation for hacking American sources…but he apparently had reliable sources this time.

Recent Headlines

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House Records Show Schock Reimbursed U.S. $122,590

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Money was repaid before the former congressman resigned in March.

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Illinois Lawmakers Look Ahead to Make Budget Negotiations Easier

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Plan would have proposals analyzed before they left committee.

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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.