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Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Weekend Newswatch

Dr. Kent Redfield on expectations for election day

University of Illinois Political Science Professor Kent Redfield joins Joey to talk about what we might expect on this election day.

Morning Newswatch

Sangamon County Clerk on the polls

Joey talks with Sangamon County Clerk Joe Aiello on any hiccups with voting, and what he expects for the rest of election day.

Weekend Newswatch

States are not equal on election day

Not all state are equal when it comes to this election day.

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Midterm election and voter dissatisfaction

Odds are that today’s midterm election will mark that the fourth time in less than a decade that voter oust a party from control of Congress or the White House.

Morning Newswatch

Sheila Simon on the closing days of the campaign

Joey spends some time chatting with Sheila Simon as she was doing her “drive around” the state as the election draws to a close.

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Who do voters want to control Congress?

A new survey by the Wall Street Journal and NBC News shows the GOP holds a narrow edge on the question of which party likely voters want to control congress.

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Sheriff Debate – Part 1

Joey talks with the two candidates for Sangamon County sheriff Wes Barr and Jeff Regan.

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Sheriff Debate – Part 2

Joey talks with the two candidates for Sangamon County sheriff Wes Barr and Jeff Regan.

Weekend Newswatch

A Benedictine dad on changes at the school

Joey talks with the father of a Benedictine University student about the meeting held at the school concerning undergrad programs.

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PCCC General Manager Briank Oaks on the Illini coming to town

Brian Oaks with the Prairie Capital Convention Center talks with Joey about the Fighting Illini coming to Springfield to play five games next year.

Recent Headlines

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Illinois Bill Penalizes for Leaving Pets in Extreme Weather

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Offenders could face up to a year in jail and fines of up to $2,500.

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Mt. Zion High School to Randomly Drug Test Some Students

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Students will be randomly selected for urinalysis tests to detect alcohol or marijuana, among other drugs.

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Measure Banning Electronic Cigarettes for Minors Passes Legislature

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Vaping's not for kids. At least, that's what Illinois lawmakers say.

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Lawmakers Could Consider “Turnaround Agenda” Items Wednesday

Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner delivers his inauguration address Monday, Jan. 12, 2015, in Springfield, Ill., after being sworn in as Illinois' 42nd governor.

Proposals addressing workers compensation, changes to the civil legal system and a freeze on properties taxes are on the agenda today in Senate committees.

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Sparks Fly as House Moves $36.3 Billion Spending Plan

Illinois Speaker of the House Michael Madigan, D-Chicago, talks from the speakers podium in the House chambers Tuesday, May 13, 2014, in Springfield Ill. The Illinois Legislature resumes work toward its end of May deadline.

Budget bills are moving out of the Illinois House and are being prepared for floor action in the Senate.