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Morning Newswatch Podcasts

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Congressman Davis on infrastructure and the budget

Joey talks withe Congressman Rodney Davis about infrastructure funding, and coming up with a budget deal.

Weekend Newswatch

Can the government avoid a shutdown over the budget?

The government is closing in on deadlines to get the budget in order.

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EU Interior Ministers debate refugee crisis

Joey talks with CBS Radio News Reporter Teri Schultz live from Brussels about a meeting of European Interior Ministers whoa re discussing the ongoing refugee crisis.

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State Rep. Mark Batinick — a New Pension Idea?

The Plainfield Republican joins Alex Degman to discuss his proposal, which would allow retirees to take some of their pension earnings as a lump sum payment.

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Dr. Kerry Kruse, SIU School of Medicine’s New Dean

Kruse joins Alex Degman to talk about his new role and what he envisions for the school’s future, as well as the future of healthcare in Springfield.

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Springfield Ward 5 Alderman Andrew Proctor — Panhandling

Proctor joins Alex Degman to talk about an anti-panhandling ordinance that could come before the city council as early as next Tuesday.

Weekend Newswatch

Rob Mellon on the special election for the 18th Congressional District

Joey talks with the Democrat candidate for the 18th Congressional District seat vacated by Aaron Schock.

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Strained community relations with police departments

Some relationships between some police and communities are frayed right now.

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Darin LaHood on the special election for the 18th Congressional District

Joey talks with State Senator and candidate for the 18th Congressional Seat vacated by Aaron Schock, Darin LaHood about the election on Thursday. (9-10-15).

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Ward 6 Alderman Cory Jobe on the City Council meeting

Joey talks with Ward 6 Alderman Cory Jobe about the Inspector General for the city of Springfield.

Recent Headlines

13 hours ago in Local

Full Text and Audio of Obama’s Speech to Legislature

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Click here for text and audio of President Obama's address to the Illinois General Assembly.

13 hours ago in Local

LISTEN: President Obama’s Full Speech at Hoogland Center for the Arts

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Click here for President Obama's remarks at the Hoogland Center for the Arts

14 hours ago in Local

Lawmakers, Current and Past, React to Obama Speech

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President Barack Obama visited Springfield Wednesday and had a lot to say to the General Assembly and Governor Rauner.

19 hours ago in Local

Obama: Citizens Are Turned Off By Current “Poisonous Political Climate” In U.S.

Obama speaks about the sequester in Washington

In his address, President Obama says people around the country are turned off by current "poisonous political climate."

20 hours ago in Local

Obama Reminiscing About Days In Illinois Legislature

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President Obama reminisces about his days in the Illinois legislature.