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Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Weekend Newswatch

Baltimore police and the Iran nuclear deal

Five of the six Baltimore police officers involved in the arrest of a man who died while in their custody have been interviews by officials, and the latest on the Iranian nuclear deal.

Ward 1 Alderman Frank Edwards on the City Council meeting

Joey talks with Springfield Ward 1 Alderman about last nights Springfield City Council meeting and CWLP.

Weekend Newswatch

The Central Illinois Food Bank needs your help

Krista Lisser with the Central Illinois Food Bank talks with Joey about wasy you can help the food bank through a WalMart program, and about how many people are ‘food insecure’ in Central Illinois.

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Dave Dahl with Governor Bruce Rauner

WTAX reporter Dave Dahl sat down with Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner yesterday. Here is a portion of that interview.

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Senator Andy Manar with the latest on the school funding formula bill

Joey talks with State Senator Andy Manar to get the latest on reports that the bill changing the way Illinois schools are funded has little chance of passing this session.

District 186 School Board President Mike Zimmers

Joey talks with Mike Zimmers about the school board meeting last night and why the board did not pass a resolution condemning the practice, and urging lawmakers to ban what’s called “gay conversion therapy” in minors.

Morning Newswatch

What caused the immigrant trafficking ship to capsize?

Initial reports were that the fishing boat that sank over the weekend causing some 700 migrants from Libya to drown, capsized when passengers rushed to one side of the vessel to see a cargo ship that had come to help…but there is another story being told.

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Chris Hembrough from the Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce

Joey talks with the President and CEO of the Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce, Chris Hembrough about the municipal elections and the upcoming ‘Business Connections.’ event.

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Sherman Mayor Trevor Clatfelter

Joey talks with Sherman Mayor Trevor Caltfelter about his reelection and his agenda for the this term, and about some community events coming up in the village.

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The Boston Marathon, two years after the bombing

Joey talks with Heather Bosch form CBS Radio News from the start of the Boston Marathon.

Recent Headlines

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Durbin: Override Heroin Veto

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Calls Rauner's veto "thoughtless"

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More Voters Than Citizens

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Illinois #3 in nation; Sangamon County is one of the offenders

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Survey: Teachers Still Spend Plenty of Money Out of Pocket

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A new study by Horace Mann insurance suggests teachers spend a lot of their own money on supplies for their classrooms.

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UIS-Led Survey Examines Issues for Transgendered People

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A national survey conducted by the University of Illinois-Springfield shows positive attitudes towards the rights of transgendered people.

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Lawmaker: Cut Tax Breaks, Close DCEO

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State Rep. Jack Franks will propose closing tax loopholes and eliminating what he considers to be unfair credits for businesses.