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Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch

Pension arguments before the Illinois Supreme Court

Joey talks with Associate Professor of Political Science University of Illinois Springfield, Jason Pierceson about yesterday’s oral arguments on state’s pension reform law before the Illinois Supreme court.

Weekend Newswatch

Free cancer screening tests available this month

Joey talks with Celeste Wiley, a registered nurse and the community cancer education coordinator in the Regional Cancer Center at Memorial Medical Center as well as the chairperson of the Regional Cancer Partnership of Illinois about colorectal cancer.

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Two offices shot in Ferguson Missouri protests

More troubles for the Secret Service, and it has gone from bad to worse in Ferguson Missouri.

Morning Newswatch

Ward 7 alderman Joe McMenamin on the committee of the whole meeting

Joey talks with Ward 7 Alderman Joe McMenamin about last night’s the committee of the whole meeting.

Weekend Newswatch

Park District Executive Director on the Southwind park wind turbine

Joey talks with Derek Harms, the Executive Director of the Springfield Park district about the ongoing work to get the Southwind Park wind turbine spinning again.

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Hillary Clinton explains why she used her own email server

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says she used a personal email account instead of a government one in her four years on the job because it was more convenient.

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Regional Superintendent of Schools on vision 20/20

Joey talks with Jeff Vose, the Regional Superintendent of Schools for Sangamon County about Vision 20/20.

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Oklahoma frat, a letter to Iran and presidential frontrunners

Republican frontrunners for president, a letter to Iran, and members of the sigma alpha epsilon at the University of Oklahoma have until midnight tonight to remove their belonging from their building.

The Apple watch announcement is happening today

Joey talks with Steve Futterman with CBS Radio News about the big Apple announcement today in San Francisco of its new watch.

Weekend Newswatch

Springfield mayoral candidate Paul Palazzolo

Joey talks with Springfield mayoral candidate Paul Palazzolo about his plan to combine the community relations and economic development departments and create a full-time neighborhood coordinator.

Recent Headlines

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No Gaming Revenues for Cities Without State Budget

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Gov. Bruce Rauner's office says the state doesn't have the authority to distribute video gambling profits to municipalities across the state.

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Studying Ways to Trim the Prison Population

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Governor's goal: cut by 25 percent in ten years

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Walker Campaigns Downstate

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Accompanies LaHood, praises Rauner

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Congress Could Consider Export Import Bank This Week

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Illinois businesses, particularly manufacturers, are hopeful Congress will re-authorize the Export-Import Bank this week.

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Regional Planning Commission Faces Funding Challenges

Springfield Sangamon County Regional Planning Commission

The commission has lost both state and federal funding.