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Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch

Redskin trademark & Fire Phone

The trademark trial and appeals board ruled the Washington Redskins trademarks are disparaging to Native Americans and should be canceled. And Amazon introduces the Fire Phone.

Morning Newswatch

“Footloose” at Theater in the Park

Theater in the Park (TIP) Executive Director Kari Catton and Matt Woodson who plays Ren join Joey to talk about the next show at TIP “Footloose” Which opens Friday.

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Iraq and the ACA

The latest position from the Obama administration says it’s time for a leadership change in Iraq. The latest on that and the Affordable Care Act.

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Springfield City Council

Springfield Ward 8 Alderman Kris Theilen talks with Joey about Tuesday’s city council meeting.

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Amazon Phone

Joey talks with CNET Executive Editor David Carnoy in New York on the Amazon announcement on a new Amazon phone.

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Iraq & Benghazi

Part of Iraq’s main oil refinery are in flames today and government forces are fighting to repel those taken control of that facility, and the latest on the Libyan embassy attack suspect.

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Presidential Approval Ratings

A new Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll shows President Obama’s job approval rating at 41%, and republicans doing worse than the president.

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Lincoln Funeral Reenactment

Katie Spindell, chair of the board of directors of the 2015 Lincoln Funeral Coalition talks with Joey about how the plans are going for the events next year.

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Medicaid Cut Restoration

Governor Quinn restored some cuts made to Medicaid in 2012 yesterday. Joey talks with the sponsor of that bill, Rep. Greg Harris.

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Bowe Bergdahl

Bowe Bergdahl is still acclimating to life back in the U.S. Many have been waiting for this.

Recent Headlines

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New Illinois Schools Chief Says Funding Fix Could Take Years

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Smith also says charter schools should be part of the mix.

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Debate in General Assembly over Civics Class Requirement

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Bill also passed to use e-learning in Illinois schools during inclement weather.

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Autism Programs Hopeful Lawmakers Will Come to Their Rescue

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Providers say some programs may not survive if funding is not restored.

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DeWitt Co. Settlement OK’d in Dispute to Put Toxic Waste Over Aquifer

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DeWitt county has approved a settlement with a landfill company.

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Kankakee Co. Sheriff Describes Security Lapses that led to Inmate Escape

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Sheriff Tim Bukowski says investigators found no inmate count had been done.