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Morning Newswatch Podcasts

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Bluegrass Festival invades Springfield

Joey talks with Terry Lease about the 28th Annual Bluegrass Music Festival at the Crowne Plaza this weekend.

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Midterm polling…what happened?

If the magnitude of the republican wave in Tuesdays midterm election was a surprise to many people, it was in part because it was a surprise to the people paid to predict it….the pollsters

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President Obama Corresponds with Iran

President Obama secretly wrote to Iran’s leader last month and described a shared interest in fighting Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria according to people briefed on the correspondence.

Weekend Newswatch

The latest on ISIS with Jeff McCausland

Joey talks with Jeff McCausland from CBS Radio News on the latest on ISIS.

Obama speaks about the sequester in Washington

Midterm election analysis

In the aftermath of the republicans wins in the midterm elections, President Obama and Mitch McConnell have begun charting a path forward.

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Ask the Mayor Segment 1

Joey talks with Springfield Mayor Mike Houston on “Ask the Mayor.”

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Ask the Mayor Segment 2

Joey talks with Springfield Mayor Mike Houston on “Ask the Mayor.”

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Ask the Mayor Segment 3

Joey talks with Springfield Mayor Mike Houston on “Ask the Mayor.”

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Ask the Mayor Segment 4

Joey talks with Springfield Mayor Mike Houston on “Ask the Mayor.”

The Chair of the Sangamon County Democratic Party on the election

Joey talks with Doris turner, the Chair of the Sangamon County Democratic Party together thoughts on the election.

Recent Headlines

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Madigan: My COLA Rescinding Bill is Better than GOP’s

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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.

The Speaker of the Illinois House says Tuesday's vote to roll back lawmakers' cost-of-living increases represents progress toward meeting the governor halfway.

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U of I Holds Back Some Pay Raises

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University of Illinois President Timothy Killeen says the school will not dole out pay raises until the state budget situation is settled.

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Illinois College Helping with Cuban Orchid Research

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Jacksonville's Illinois College is playing a part in work that can now be done since the restoring of diplomatic ties with Cuba.

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Mel Reynolds: I’m Not Guilty

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FILE - In this Nov. 28, 2012 file photo, former Illinois Congressman Mel Reynolds announces that he's running for the 2nd District seat vacated by Jesse Jackson Jr., in Chicago. Reynolds has been indicted on federal tax evasion charges, the U.S. Attorney's Office in Chicago said in a statement Friday June 26, 2015. The indictment says the 63-year-old Chicago Democrat failed to file income tax returns for four consecutive years, between 2009 and 2012. Each count of failing to file carries a maximum one-year prison sentence. Reynolds resigned his Illinois congressional seat in 1995 after being convicted of statutory rape for having sex with an underage campaign worker. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green, File)

Former Congressman Mel Reynolds says he will plead not guilty to federal tax evasion charges.

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State Rep. Will Davis: One of a Kind

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Defends voting for his own pay increase