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Morning Newswatch Podcasts

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Alderman Thielen on the City Council

Joey talks with ward 8 Alderman Kris Thielen about the new Springfield ward map and the continuing issues with the NAPA contract.

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Taxes Going Down in Sherman

Mayor Trevor Clatfelter joins Joey to discuss lower property taxes in the Village of Sherman.

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Another Scandal at the Capitol?

UIS Professor Dr. Kent Redfield talks with Joey about ethical questions concerning Governor Quinn’s former chief of staff.

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District 186 School Board President

Springfield School Board President Mike Zimmers joins Joey to discuss the schedule changes the board made last night.

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China Hacking Charges

The U.S. has leveled cyber theft charges against Chinese arm officers. Gordon Deal with the Wall Street Journal this Morning has the latest.

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Is Your Boat Dock Safe?

Molly Hall, Executive Director of SafeElectricity.Org Talks with Joey about making sure boats and docks are ready for the season, and how to avoid electric shock drowning.

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Are you Gluten Free?

Gluten free food is almost everywhere. Joey talks with Registered Dietician Sarah Lopinski about Celiac Disease.

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Another Massive Media Merger

Another media merger is on the horizon. Get the latest on that and the California wildfires with Gordon Deal with the Wall Street Journal this Morning.

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South Korean Ferry Disaster

The president of South Korea says she is accepting responsibility for her governments poor handling of last months ferry disaster which let more than 300 people dead or missing.

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Rep. Brauer on the Budget

Representative Brauer joins Joey to discuss the passing of numerous spending bills at the Capitol Thursday.

Recent Headlines

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Local Expert Favors Net Neutrality

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UIS expert says those without "deep pockets" will have equal access to internet.

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Rauner Holding Fast to Reallocation to Get Through Rest of the Fiscal Year

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The Governor holds General Assembly responsible for budget shortfalls.

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Winter Weather Advisory Effective 6PM Saturday – 6PM Sunday

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4 - 6 inches of snow expected in the area; snow emergency in effect at 7pm tonight in Springfield.

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Snow Emergency Declared in Springfield; Salt Supplies Plentiful

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The City of Springfield has declared another snow emergency -- it's in effect from 7:00 Saturday night through 7:00 Monday night.

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Quinn’s Back, Suggests Voters Have “Buyer’s Remorse” with Rauner

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Former Gov. Pat Quinn thinks Illinois may be feeling buyer’s remorse after hearing Gov. Bruce Rauner’s budget plan.