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Morning Newswatch Podcasts

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A petition to include more conditions in the cannabis registry

Joey talks with Dr. Marc Sloan about the Cannabis Patient Advocacy Coalition’s delivery of 1,500 signatures to Governor Rauner and Director of Public Health Dr. Nirav Shah on a petition to include 11 additional medical conditions be added to the cannabis registry program.

Weekend Newswatch

Was the Roanoke shooter ready to run?

We are learning more about the shooter in that Roanoke murder of a reporter and a photographer.

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Analysis of the 18th Congressional seat debate

University of Illinois Springfield professor of political science Dr. Kent Redfield talks with Joey about last nights’ debate between Darin LaHood and Rob Mellon who are running for the 18th Congressional seat in the special election coming up September 10th.

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Should you be doing something different with your investments?

Asian markets rebounded today with the help or central bankers around the globe and encouraging signs from China where volatility in stocks dropped off significantly from previous sessions.

Morning Newswatch

Springfield Ward 1 Alderman Chuck Redpath

Springfield Ward 1 Alderman Chuck Redpath joined Joey to discuss last nights’ Springfield City Council meeting.

Weekend Newswatch

Rep. Tim Butler on the Committee of the Whole session in the Illinois House

Joey talks with Representative Tim Butler about yesterday’s Committee of the Whole session at the Illinois House of Representatives, and the budget stalemate.

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It was a volatile day on the markets yesterday in China

Trading in China’s main index was rocky yesterday before closing down 1.3%.

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Concern over markets continue today

Joey talks to the Dean of the College of Business & Management at the University of Illinois Springfield, Ron McNeil about concern over the market turmoil.

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Ward 7 Alderman Joe McMenamin on Hunter Lake

Joey talks with Springfield Ward 7 Alderman Joe McMenamin, who doesn’t think Hunter Lake is a good move right now, to get his thought son the latest developments on the lake.

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Stunning statistics about heroin overdoses

The centers for disease control reports that the heroin death toll from heroin overdoses have quadrupled in the decade that ended in 2013, and it has only gotten worse.

Recent Headlines

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Springfield School Board Approves Administrator Moves

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5-2-16 Springfield Public School Board Meeting

The changes include a new principal for Springfield High School.

5 hours ago in Local

Deadline Coming for Constitutional Amendment

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Graduated-tax boosters boast bipartisan support

7 hours ago in Local

Springfield Marks Tourism Week

5-2-16 Tourism Week

There are a lot of misconceptions about Springfield these days according to local tourism officials.

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Small Business Week

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Conn says she is an example of both the good and bad of Illinois

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Swastikas Found Again on U of I Campus

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University of Illinois police say two more large swastikas have been discovered drawn in campus buildings.