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Morning Newswatch Podcasts

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Alderman Simpson on the City Council

Ward 2 Alderman Gail Simpson joins Joey to talk about the city council meeting last night, and the proposed city garage consolidation which includes a NAPA Auto Parts.

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Springfield Budget Driector

Joey talks with Springfield Budget Director Bill McCarty on the city garage consolidation and the inclusion NAPA Auto Parts.

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School Funding

Jeff Vose Sangamon County Regional Superintendent of Schools Joins Joey to talk about school funding or lack thereof.

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New Prostate Cancer Study

Urologic oncologist Dr. Shaheen Alanee from the SIU School of Medicine joins Joey to talk about a new prostate cancer study that says men under age 65 who had their prostate removed were less likely to die from their cancer than those who used a strategy called watchful waiting.

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A Kidzeum Update

The Kidzeum of Health and Science is coming to downtown Springfield. Joey gets an update on the children’s museum’s progress after a few big donations in that past few weeks, with Board President, Rachael Thompson.

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Changes Coming to the SAT

Joey talks with Associate Vice Chancellor for Undergraduate Education Karen Moranski at UIS on changes in the SAT.

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‘American Roots & Celtic Soul’ at the Hoogland this Weekend

Martin McCormack from Switchback joins Joey to talk about bringing Switchback’s unique sound to the Hoogland Center for the Arts this weekend.

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Blood Donations are Down in Central Illinois

Tara Matheson and Anna McFarland from the Central Illinois Community Blood Center talk with Joey about the affect the long harsh winter has had on blood donations.

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5.5 Million in School Cuts Approved

District 186 Board Vice President Adam Lopez joins Joey to talk about school budget cuts

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Ask the Mayor Pt. 2

Mayor Mike Houston joins Joey the first Wednesday of every month for Ask the Mayor.

Recent Headlines

3 minutes ago in Local

Springfield Man Accused of Tax Evasion

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A Springfield man is in trouble after allegedly not filing personal income tax returns for four years.

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Blagojevich Fund Makes One Last Donation

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A federal campaign account for imprisoned former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich is now empty, two years into his prison term.

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Lang Worried New Gambling Bill is Too Chicago-Centric

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The sponsor of the last gambling expansion bill isn’t convinced the newest effort will work.

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McMenamin Wants Special NAPA Meeting

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Springfield Ward 7 Alderman Joe McMenamin says Corporation Counsel Todd Greenburg is leading the city astray.

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Taylorville Couple Wins $20.25 Million Lottery Prize

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Taylorville newlyweds, not married for more than a month, are the state's newest millionaires.