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Morning Newswatch Podcasts

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Frank Edwards on the City Council Meeting

Alderman Frank Edwards joins Joey to talk about the brief hiccup before approving Chief Winslow, and the city budget.

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The Gubernatorial Debate

Joey is joined by WTAX’s Alex Degman, a panelist at the most recent gubernatorial debate, to see if there were any surprises, and if the candidates stayed civil to one another.

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Sherman Continues to Grow

Joey McLaughlin talks with Sherman Mayor Trevor Clatfelter about Sherman being a bright spot in Sangamon County when it comes to building permits.

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Falling down

With Springfield covered ina sheet of ice, Joey talks with Randy Rodomka with Memorial Express Care on falling down, and how to keep yourself safe.

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The latest from Sochi

CBS correspondent Steve Futterman joins Joey from Sochi Russia.

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Keeping the Power Grid Safe

Professor of electrical and computer engineering form the University or Illinois, Tom Overbye joins Joey to talk about the security of the power grid.

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Snow Days Turn to Cyber Days

Joey talks with Tom Wise from Bishop Donahue High School in McMechen West Virginia about doing away with snow days for the school, and instead, having students work from home on iPads.

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St. John’s new CEO

Joey McLaughlin talks with Dr. Charles Lucore about his new gig as the CEO of St. John’s Hospital.

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Dough for Dresses

Elizabeth Brahler and Michelle Reavy join Joey to talk about prom dresses…and how a young lady in your life can get one on the cheap (or get rid of a closet full of them) with Dough for Dresses.

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United Against Nuclear Iran visits Springfield

Joey talks with Bob Feferman, the Outreach Coordinator for the advocacy group United Against Nuclear Iran (UANI). Who is in town speaking to several groups this weekend.

Recent Headlines

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Illinois DNR to Use Grant On Recreation

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The Illinois Department of Natural Resources has announced it will receive more than $1.7 million to expand the Illinois Recreational Access Program.

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Quinn Signs Legislation Requiring Transit Review

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Pat Quinn has signed a mass transit reform law intended to make the operations of transit agencies serving metropolitan Chicago more transparent and accountable.

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GOP Says It Has Fixes for ACA, Dems Skeptical

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Mark Kirk is for repeal; Dick Durbin says no repeal but he'll work with the GOP on fixes.

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IDOT Under Fire Again for Hiring Practices

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Illinois Executive Inspector General's office says workers hired under title but given other duties to avoid hiring rules. Also asserts Governor Quinn was not involved.

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Greens Off, Libertarians On November’s Ballot

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Green Party vows to fight decision