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Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Weekend Newswatch

Alderman Edwards on city council meeting and the primary election

Joey talks to Ward 1 Alderman Frank Edwards about the short city council meeting and about yesterday’s primary election.

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Keystone, commuter train crash and the American Sniper trial

A morning brief on the Keystone pipeline, that commuter train crash, and the man accused of killing American Sniper author Chris Kyle.

The Chairman of the House Violence Prevention Task Force

Representative Greg Harris the Chairman of the House Violence Prevention Task Force talks with Joey about its first meeting yesterday.

Morning Newswatch

Replacing Representative Rich Brauer

Joey talks with the Dave Bender, the Chair of the Selection Committee about replacing Rich Brauer who is now Assistant Director at IDOT.

Weekend Newswatch

Sangamon county clerk Don Gray on election day

Joey talks with Sangamon County Clerk Don Gray about today’s primary election.

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Rich Brauer on his new job at the Illinois Department of Transportation

Joey talks with Rich Bruaer about his new gig as assistant secretary in the Illinois Department of Transportation, and on his time as a Representative.

Weekend Newswatch

The Oscars, Homeland Security and mall violence concerns

The latest on Homeland Security funding, threats of mall violence and Hollywood patted itself on the back last night at the 87th Academy Awards.

Morning Newswatch

State Senator Jason Barickman on new school funding legislation

Joey talks with State Senator Jason Barickman about his introduction of new school funding legislation.

Weekend Newswatch

Springfield Muni audition workshop is at the Hoogland tomorrow

Springfield Muni board members Michelle Eccles and Dan Humphries talk with Joey about the Muni’s audition workshop being held at the Hoogland Center for the Arts tomorrow (2-21-15).

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The latest developments in the Las Vegas road rage murder

There are new developments from that deadly road rage incident in Las Vegas in which a mother of four was killed.

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Comptroller: What Can and Can’t Be Paid During Impasse?

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Whether state workers can or should be paid without a state budget seems to be a contentious point between the Attorney General and Comptroller.

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New President of Robert Morris University Illinois Has Springfield Connection

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RMU grad Mablene Krueger replaces Michael Violtt.

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City Council to Reconsider Eliminating Vacation Payout

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The Springfield City Council could finally be poised to consider nixing a plan that gives city employees a higher retirement benefit, at the expense of unused vacation pay.

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Professor Suing U of I Has New Job

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Steven Salaita will work for the American University of Beirut.

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Plenty of Room Left at Illinois Landfills

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Existing Illinois landfills have capacity to take trash for another 21 years.