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Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch

State Senator Sam McCann on the start of session

Joey talks with State Senator Sam McCann to get his thoughts on the new legislative session that starts this week.

Weekend Newswatch

The Super Bowl, commercials and the NFL salary cap

The Seahawks prevented themselves from repeating as Super Bowl champs with a questionable decision in the final minute of the Super Bowl.

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Republicans and the presidency

Congressman Paul Ryan is offering praise, but not an endorsement for fellow Wisconsinite Scott Walker.

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Sam Johnson, candidate for mayor of Springfield

Joey talks with Sam Johnson about his plans should he win the election and become the mayor of Springfield this spring.

Morning Newswatch

Tips for keeping the football party feast in check

Many of us will eat a lot of food during the game this Sunday. Joey talks with Christina Rollins, a registered dietitian and the director of food and nutrition services at Memorial Medical Center about how to not let things get out of hand.

Weekend Newswatch

The Keystone pipeline and the deficit

The senate has approved the Keystone XL pipeline and is now one step closer to a showdown with the president, who has promised a veto.

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Dr. Kent Redfield on ‘right to work’ zones

Joey talks with political science professor Dr. Kent Redfield about Governor Rauner’s call to establish ‘right to work’ zones in Illinois.

Weekend Newswatch

Congressman Rodney Davis on his committee assignments

Joey visited with Rodney Davis in the studio to discuss the Congressman’s committee assignments and his human tracking legislation.

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Hostages held by Islamic terrorists

A YouTube audio recording allegedly by a Japanese journalists being held by Islamic terrorists says an Jordanian pilot who was captured by the group will be killed unless an Iraqi female prisoner was released from a Jordanian prison later today.

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Ward 1 Alderman Frank Edwards on city council meeting

Joey talks with Ward 1 alderman Frank Edwards about the health care costs for city going budget by more than $3 million this fiscal year.

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Flash Index: Illinois Economic Growth Consistent

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By the numbers, some of them, anyway, Illinois' economic growth is consistent.

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Debt, ID Theft Top Complaints Received by AG’s Office

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Those have sat at numbers 1 and 2 on the list of most common complaints from Illinois consumers for seven straight years.

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WICS Personalities Fight; Disappear From Website

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Employment status of Vince DeMentri, Garret Brnger, unclear.

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Quinn’s Pension: $137k Annually

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Former Gov. Pat Quinn receives a state pension of just less than $11,400 a month

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Butler Sworn in Tuesday, Ready for Challenges

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Tim Butler moves from behind the scenes in politics to the front line Tuesday.