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Morning Newswatch Podcasts

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Ebola Dr. leaving the hospital virus free today

A New York city Dr. diagnosed with Ebola will leave the hospital today free of the virus.

Morning Newswatch

Rep. Jil Tracy on the Rauner transition team

Joey talks with Rep. Jil Tracy on being named to Governor Elect Bruce Rauner’s transition team.

Weekend Newswatch

More troubles for GM over ignition switches

General Motors is about to feel more heat over the ignition switch controversy which has lead to a recall of 2.5 million vehicles and is connected to at least 30 deaths.

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Nuclear talks with Iran nearing deadline

U.S. and Iranian officials are meeting in Oman for a second day today discussing attempts to rein in Iranian nuclear program ahead of a diplomatic deadline later this month.

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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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Friday Hearing in Schock Case Cancelled

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A judge has canceled a Friday hearing on former Congressman Aaron Schock's cooperation with a federal investigation.

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Judge: Salaita Can Amend Lawsuit Against U of I

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Steven Salaita can amend his lawsuit to include the previously dismissed claim that administrators deleted emails pertinent to the case.

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Protest Over GMO Labeling at Sen. Durbin’s Office

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A small protest outside U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin’s Chicago office asked for him to vote against a bill which would prevent states from making the labeling of genetically modified foods mandatory.

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Rauner Vetoes Bill For Better Police, Fire Pensions

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Rauner says public -- not city councils -- should decide.

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Springfield Unemployment Down, but “Skills Gap” Remains

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4.9% unemployment, but skills gap still a concern.