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Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Weekend Newswatch

Americans continue to put on the weight

Joey talks with Registered Dietitian Sara Lopinski with the SIU School of Medicine about a new study that shows the number of Americans who are obese now outweigh the number who are simply overweight.

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Taking action on the confederate flag

An initiative to remove the confederate flag from the South Carolina statehouse grounds is gathering momentum elsewhere.

Morning Newswatch

Springfield Mayor Jim Langfelder on police chief interviews

Joey talks with Springfield Mayor Jim Langfelder about the next round of interviews for Springfield police chief.

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Donald Rients (R) — 18th District Congressional candidate

Joey talks with Donald Rients show is seeking the 18th Congressional District seat vacated by Aaron Schock.

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Professor Dr. Kent Redfield on Jesse Jackson Jr.

Alex Degman talks with University of Illinois Springfield political science professor Dr. Kent Redfield about Jesse Jackson Jr. and corruption sin Illinois politics.

Weekend Newswatch

Will the confederate flag some down in South Carolina?

South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley is calling for the confederate battle flag to be taken down from the statehouse grounds.

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The ‘Abe & Mary: Quite Contrary’ walking tour

Joey talks with the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum site interpreter Adam Curran about the new walking tour called ‘Abe & Mary: Quite Contrary.’

Weekend Newswatch

The Muni adds another “Spamalot” show

Joey talks with Springfield Muni board member Michelle McLaughlin about the how the Muni has added another “Spamalot” show to give folks a chance to see the show since several of the shows have been called due to rain.

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Bernie Sanders get big crowd for campaign rally.

Democrat presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, continues to draw big crowds on the campaign trail.

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Rob Mellon (D) — 18th District Congressional Candidate

Joey McLaughlin talks with Rob Mellon, one of the candidates vying to replace Aaron Schock in Illinois’ 18th Congressional District.

Recent Headlines

18 hours ago in Local

UIS Breaks Ground on Student Union

5-4-16 UIS Groundbreaking

Ground has been broken on what is being referred to as the "Living Room" for the students of the University of Illinois Springfield.

18 hours ago in Local

Aeropostale to Close Springfield, Forsyth Stores

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Aeropostale files for Chapter 11.

18 hours ago in Local

Social Service Groups Sue Governor for $100M Past Due

Illinois Republican gubernatorial candidate businessman Bruce Rauner participates in a Republican gubernatorial candidate debate Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014, in Springfield, Ill. The four Republican gubernatorial candidates said that they’ll be willing to work with unions if elected but differed on how to approach the relationship during a downstate debate that largely focused on pension reform, taxes and just briefly on personal issues that have dogged some of the candidates.

Five dozen social service agencies working without pay for nearly a year because of the Illinois state budget stalemate are suing Gov. Bruce Rauner.

18 hours ago in Local

Trial Set for 2 of 6 Men Accused of Dismembering Woman’s Body

Champaign Police Murder Arrests WAND

Two of the six men charged with dismembering a missing Champaign woman will be held for trial after a judge heard testimony from a detective.

19 hours ago in Local

Death Knell for Graduated Income Tax

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Sponsors blame Rauner