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Morning Newswatch Podcasts

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Unaccompanied Minors

The white house says most Unaccompanied minor flooding into the United States from Central America will not be allowed to stay, and more technical problems for the Affordable Care Act.

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Veterans Administration

The next secretary of the Veterans Affairs Administration, Robert McDonald will face well known problems of mismanagement at VA hospitals, and long waits for Dr. appointments, but he will also be faced with another frustrating issue….the processing of disability claims.

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East Side Farmers Market

Joey talks with Mary Rogers and Wendy White-Mitter about the new East Side Farmers Market and cooking classes.

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Former Staffer on Alan Dixon

Thom Serafin founder and CEO of Serafin & Associates, Inc. who was a member of Senator Dixon’s staff talks with Joey about the late Senator Alan Dixon.

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Dave Dahl & Sen. Dixon

Sen. Alan Dixon Passed away over this weekend. Dave Dahl talked to him last year when he was in town for a book signing.

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TSA & Ukraine

Ukraine looks to be preparing for a final showdown with pro-Russian rebels…and heads up if your are preparing to travel overseas in the upcoming weeks. Passengers boarding flights headed to the u.s. may be asked to turn on electronics devices including cell phones

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Boston Marathon Trial

The first criminal trial connected to the Boston Marathon bombing is set to get underway today with opening statements expected in the case of a former college student accused of taking evidence from the alleged bombers dorm room.

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The Bel Aire

Joey talks with WTAXs Kirk Farah about those living at the Bel Aire Motel.

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New Autism Research

Researchers thought autism was more common among white children in the U.S. than other groups, but new research says the mothers place of birth may play a big role.

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Accurate Health Records

For patients accurate medical records are key to good care, yet studies show there are faulty records for nearly a third of cancer outpatients and half to three quarters of primary care patients.

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Republicans React to Free Community College Plan

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Agreed: College must be more affordable

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Durbin: Enough with the “Repeals”

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Does not expect cooperation from Republicans

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Springfield Mayoral Candidates Spar Ahead of February Primary

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The crowded mayor field will be trimmed after February's primary

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Rauner Rails Against State’s Finances

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Also wants to overhaul tax system

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Pot Decisions Now Up to Rauner

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New governor says he is not in favor of the program during campaign