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Obamacare math

Adjunct Professor Art Meyer talks with Joey on the Morning Newswatch about one of the recent confusing aspects of the Affordable Care Act and how it will affect employment.

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CVS is getting out of the tobacco business

Dyanne Ferk, Associate Dean of the College of Business & Management at UIS talks with Joey about the CVS decision to stop selling tobacco.

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Ask the mayor

Mayor Mike Houston joins Joey McLaughlin for his monthly visit – Part two of two.

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Ask the Mayor

Mayor Mike Houston joins Joey McLaughlin for his monthly visit – Part one of two.

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Hand Transplants in Springfield

Joey talks with Dr. Michael Dr. Neumeister, professor and chair of SIU’s Department of Surgery on the new hand transplant program in Springfield.

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Toyota car seats

Mylas Copeland from Green Family Stores and Green Toyota joins Joey to talk about the news last week of possible issues with some newer seats in Toyota vehicles.

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Looking for Laughter in All the Wrong Places

Comedian Scott Scott Burton joins Joey to talk about his struggle against cancer, and the Simmons Cancer Institute’s symposium on cancer awareness coming up Thursday, February 6 at 5:30.

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Springfield company shows off in Times Square

Ace Sign Company’s Todd Bringuet talks with Joey about how they came to be the provider of nearly 10 feet tall Roman numerals for the NFL in Times Square in New York.

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Crime is down in Sangamon County

Joey McLaughlin talks with Sheriff Neil Williamson about why the crime statistics from 2013 show significant downturns in crime in the county.

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Are the investors ready to invest in Illinois?

Joey talks with Steve Espisito with Morgan Stanley on a new survey of high wealth investors, and how they view Illinois as an investment.

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Higher Speed Limits Expanding to Tollroads: Senate Overrides Vetoes

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The Illinois Senate has overridden the governor's vetoes of bills raising speed limits in Illinois.

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Supreme Court Decision: Illinois May Have To Set Up Its Own Website

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Illinois may have to set up its own insurance webpage because of U.S. Supreme Court's ruling on Affordable Care Act.

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Governor-Elect Rauner Prepares To Take Reins of Illinois’ Government

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Governor-Elect Bruce Rauner busies himself with plans for taking reins of Illinois' government.

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Heroin Kills: Man Sentenced To 24 Years For Dealing Lethal Drug

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A Pekin man is given 24 years in prison for selling heroin that prosecutors say killed at least three people.

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Springfield Fire Captain Arrested for Wielding Gun

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The Menard County Sheriff's office says a Springfield Fire Department captain has been arrested for carrying a shotgun into a rural Athens home and threatening residents.