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Morning Newswatch Podcasts

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Ball Charter School gears up for its lottery.

Principle Matt Fraas joins Joey McLaughlin to talk about the lottery process for getting kids into Ball Charter School for the upcoming year.

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A new challenger for the 96th legeslative district.

Joey McLaughlin talks with Landon Laubhan on entering the race on the republican ticket.

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The Kidzeum gets a big donation from ADM

Joey talks with the President of the Board of Directors of the Kidzeum of health and Science about a new large donation from Archer Daniels Midland.

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Why is the price of bacon on the rise?

Jim Kaitschuk, Executive Director of the Illinois Pork Producers talks with Joey McLaughlin about why the price of pork has been rising.

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The Springfield v Chatham water settlement

Chatham Village Attorney John Meyers joins Joey to talk about the settlement that is sending 700 thousand dollars to Springfield.

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Cardinal broadcaster Dan McLaughlin on the Cardinal Caravan

Joey McLaughlin visits with Dan McLaughlin who is coming and what to expect at the Cardinal Caravan on Monday at the Prairie Capitol Convention Center.

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Bye-bye Fred Puglia!

Out going director of the Springfield Convention and Visitors Bureau Fred Puglia stops by on his last day to visit with Joey on the Morning News Watch

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Allegations agains Father Robert DeGrand are credible

Alex Degman talks with Kathy Sass, spokesperson for the Springfield Diocese about the Diocesan Review Boards findings.

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Did “Bridgegate” hurt Governor Christie?

Professor emeritus at the University of Illinois Springfield, Dr. Kent Redfield, joins Joey to talk about how Governor Chris Christie is handling the traffic gridlock scandal.

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Flips and flops with gubernatorial candidates on the minimum wage

Joey McLaughlin talks with John Gregory of the Illinois Radio Network about what the republican candidates for governor are saying about the minimum wage.

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Judge Threatens Jeff Parsons With Criminal Contempt

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Jeff Parsons appears defiant as he walks out of federal court in Springfield July 10, 2014

A federal judge has threatened to hold former THR and Associates boss Jeff Parsons in criminal contempt of court if he doesn't provide the documents needed to proceed with his case.

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Holiday Weekend Means Beefed-up Police Patrols

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Expect a big police presence this Labor Day weekend.

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Tips Sought on Pizza Restaurant Robbery

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Police are looking for help figuring out who robbed Papa Murphy's late last week.

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Teamsters Vow to Fight IDOT Layoffs

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Lawyers representing 55 Illinois Department of Transportation workers laid off last week say the employees should be able to continue working for the agency

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Oberweis: Durbin Limiting Free Speech by Limiting Debates

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Oberweis wants seven debates before Nov. 4.