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Morning Newswatch Podcasts

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Bullying in District 186

Joey McLaughlin talks with Rick Sanders Director of School Support talks about how district 186 deals with bullying.

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Are Potholes Breaking Your Car?

Joey Talks with Chad Loy with Brahler Tire and Auto Center about all of those potholes that litter the streets, and the toll they take on your car.

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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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JCAR Wants More Time to Consider Fracking Rules

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A legislative panel said Tuesday that it wants more time to decide whether rules written by the Department of Natural Resources to govern hydraulic fracturing in Illinois can take effect.

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UIUC Chancellor Regrets Uproar Over Professor

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Wise told the campus' Senate Executive Committee on Monday that the university's board of trustees will be asked to consider approving the hiring of future tenured faculty much earlier in the process.

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Belleville “Needles in Meat” Man Again Seeking Bond

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A Metro East man accused of inserting sewing needles into packaged supermarket meats that a federal prosecutor called "booby traps'' wants a federal judge to reconsider denying him his release on bond.

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Rauner Tied to Medicaid Fraud, Vallas Says

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He's not involved, spokesman says

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Enough Rain Already, State Corn Farmers Could Say

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It's too late to do anything for corn except delay harvest