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Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch

LLCC on the President’s free community college proposal

Joey talks with Lynn Whalen from Lincoln Land Community College on President Obama’s proposal for two years of free community college.

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Progress made in search for downed jetliner

Slow but steady progress on the recover effort on that downed Air Asia flight that crashed into the Java sea.

Morning Newswatch

Uber begins operation in Springfield

Joey talks with Chris Taylor, the General manager of Uber in Illinois about the service beginning today in Springfield.

Weekend Newswatch

Sangamon CEO entrepreneurship program

Clair, Claudia and Tyler, students taking part in the SangamonCEO program join Joey to talk about an event this weekend.

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French hostage standoffs

Reports of s shootout, a hostage taking and a car chase today as French authorities corner two men wanted on the attack this week on the publication Charlie Hebdo.

Weekend Newswatch

Rick “Elvis Himselvis” Dunham on his Rockin’ Birthday Bash at the Hoogland

Joey talks with Rick Dunham, a Springfield Elvis Presley tribute artist on his Rockin’ Birthday Bash Saturday (1-10-14) at the Hoogland Center for the Arts.

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Dr. Kent Redfield on the special session

Joey talks with University of Illinois political science professor Dr. Kent Redfield on today’s special session at the capitol.

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The French terror attacks

One of the three terrorists believed responsible for the mass murder at a french magazine has turned himself in, a manhunt is underway for two others.

Morning Newswatch

Ask the Mayor – Segment 1

Springfield Mayor Mike Houston joins Joey on the January edition of “Ask the Mayor.”

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Ask the Mayor – Segment 2

Springfield Mayor Mike Houston joins Joey on the January edition of “Ask the Mayor.”

Recent Headlines

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Judge Makes Ruling in Drowning Death Civil Suit

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A judge has clarified what the family of a Springfield drowning victim will receive after a jury in February said the city acted recklessly when the teen died in 2007.

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Study: Illinois High in Political Corruption

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Illinois remains No. 3 in the nation when it comes to political corruption.

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Budget “Circus” Continues Inside Capitol

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The Illinois Senate made a number of moves on a state budget.

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Sugary Drink Tax Still in Play, Says Advocate

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A sugary drink tax is still in the mix at the Capitol.

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New Proposal to Take ALPLM Away from Historic Preservation Agency

FILE - In this Feb. 10, 2012 file photo, school students enter the "White House" as a life-size Abraham Lincoln replica stands outside, while touring the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in Springfield, Ill. The chairman of the foundation behind the Library and Museum says fundraising is drying up because of tensions between library directors and the state agency that oversees it.

Lawmakers will proceed with making the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum its own entity.