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Morning Newswatch Podcasts

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Ward 9 Alderman Jim Donelan

Joey talks hunter lake, new student housing downtown, the downtown TIF district and ward 9 with new Ward 9 Alderman Jim Donelan.

Morning Newswatch

‘North-End Pride, The Story of Lanphier High School Its People and Community’

Joey talks with the author of ‘North-End Pride, The Story of Lanphier High School Its People and Community’ Ken Mitchell about his latest book about the North-end and Lanphier High School.

Weekend Newswatch

It’s National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day

Joey talks with Ben Silver with the President Abraham Lincoln Doubletree Hotel, where they are giving out FREE chocolate chip cookies all day.

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We are getting more information on the Amtrak crash engineer

A safety system to stop speeding trains had been installed on the southbound side of the tracks, but not on the northbound side . . . the side on which the Amtrak train in Philadelphia that derailed earlier this week was on.

Morning Newswatch

Ward 4 Alderman John Fulgenzi

Joey talks with newly elected Ward 4 Alderman John Fulgenzi about mayoral appointments, Hunter Lake, and the possible CWLP veto override.

Weekend Newswatch

Paul Palazzolo on his move from County Auditor to Circuit Clerk

Joey talks with Paul Palazzolo about his move from the Sangamon county Auditor to the position of Sangamon County Circuit Clerk which takes effect at the end of the week.

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The crashed Amtrak train was going twice the speed limit when it derailed

The Amtrak train involved in that fatal crash in Philadelphia was traveling 106 miles per hour in a 50 mile per hour zone when it derailed Tuesday night.

Morning Newswatch

Springfield Ward 5 Alderman Andrew Proctor

Joey talks with new Springfield Ward 5 Alderman Andrew Proctor about last nights Committee of the Whole meeting, Hunter Lake, the potential CWLP veto override and more

Weekend Newswatch

Dr. Kent Redfield on what’s next for pension reform

Joey talks with University of Illinois professor of Political Science, Dr. Kent Redfield about what is next for the pension mess in the state.

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The latest on the Amtrak train derailment in Philadelphia

At least five people were killed when an Amtrak train derailed and crashed in Philadelphia last night.

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Hastert Resigns from Wheaton College Board

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FILE - In this Aug. 17, 2007, file photo, Rep. J. Dennis Hastert, front, R-Ill., announces that he will not seek reelection for a 12th term as he stands on the steps of the old Kendall County courthouse with, from left, his son Josh; wife Jean; and daughter-in-law Heidi, grandson Jack, in Yorkville, Ill. A newly unveiled indictment against Hastert released Thursday, May 28, 2015, accuses the Republican of agreeing to pay $3.5 million in hush money to keep a person from the town where he was a longtime schoolteacher silent about "prior misconduct."

The resignation was the latest fallout from a federal indictment accusing Hastert of violating banking laws.

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Rauner: No Special Session if No Agreement Reached by Sunday

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Gov. Bruce Rauner says he will not call lawmakers back into session if there's no agreement on a budget by Sunday.

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Bill Separating ALPLM from IHPA Passes House

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The measure now moves to the Senate.

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Hastert’s Former School District Doesn’t Know of Misconduct

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District officials say they'll cooperate in any investigation if asked by the U.S. Attorney's office.

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Legislative Leaders: Turnaround Not Off the Table, But Agreement Unlikely by Sunday

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It looks like the governor's Turnaround Agenda is not off the table, but it also doesn't look like there will be solid agreement on that by the Sunday adjournment deadline.