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Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch

GM Recall

The power steering recall that GM issued in march was ten years in the making. It’s an example of what happens when car makers resist regulators recall efforts.

Obama speaks about the sequester in Washington

Advisors in Iraq

Joey talks with Mike Lyons of CBS Radio News about the Obama administrations decision to deploy special forces in advisory roles in Iraq.

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A New Leader in the House & iPhone security

House republicans have chosen a new house majority leader to replace Eric Canto, and keeping your iPhone safe.

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Iraq & Bowe Bergdahl

Get the latest on the current situation with ISIL in Iraq, and new information on the Bowe Bergdahl trad from the Wall Street Journal.

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Redskin trademark & Fire Phone

The trademark trial and appeals board ruled the Washington Redskins trademarks are disparaging to Native Americans and should be canceled. And Amazon introduces the Fire Phone.

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“Footloose” at Theater in the Park

Theater in the Park (TIP) Executive Director Kari Catton and Matt Woodson who plays Ren join Joey to talk about the next show at TIP “Footloose” Which opens Friday.

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Iraq and the ACA

The latest position from the Obama administration says it’s time for a leadership change in Iraq. The latest on that and the Affordable Care Act.

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Springfield City Council

Springfield Ward 8 Alderman Kris Theilen talks with Joey about Tuesday’s city council meeting.

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Amazon Phone

Joey talks with CNET Executive Editor David Carnoy in New York on the Amazon announcement on a new Amazon phone.

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Iraq & Benghazi

Part of Iraq’s main oil refinery are in flames today and government forces are fighting to repel those taken control of that facility, and the latest on the Libyan embassy attack suspect.

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Quinn Appoints Former Budget Director as Comptroller

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FILE - In this March 6, 2013 file photo, Illinois Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka gestures on the House floor at the state Capitol in Springfield, Ill. Topinka, who won a second term in November 2014, died early Wednesday morning, Dec. 10, 2014, less than 24 hours after having a stroke, according to her office. She was 70. Topinka previously served three terms as Illinois state treasurer, was a former Illinois GOP chairwoman and ran for governor in 2006.

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn is scheduled to announce the successor to late Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka at a Friday event in Chicago.

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Deputies to Be More Visible in Rural Areas

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Barr wants his department on the country roads more

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Durbin: New Budget Acceptable, Needs Tweaking

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Says some provisions need to be changed

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Republicans: No Need for Special Election

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Durkin: Attorney general has right idea about Rauner appointing comptroller

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Law Would Protect Savings of the Disabled

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Protect eligibility for Medicaid, SSI