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Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch

CBS Reporter Nick Barnets live from Athens, Greece

Joey talks with Nick Barnets from CBS Radio News live from Athens, Greece to get the latest on the economic crisis there.

Weekend Newswatch

Is the Affordable Care Act is here to stay?

The U.S. Supreme Court ruling upholding federal subsidies for the Affordable Care Act virtually guarantees the law will remain in place.


The Greek economic crisis

We have been seeing long lines at ATMs in Greece, with people waiting to withdraw cash. What is life like there right now?


Springfield’s Phoenix Center Reacts to Gay Marriage Ruling

Jonna Cooley joins Alex Degman to talk about what this means for Springfield — both for same sex couples and those who don’t want to be involved due to religious reasons.


Record Breaking Rains in Illinois

It’s rained this month. A lot. How much?


The Affordable Care Act Is Upheld — Now What?

Tony Lo Sasso from the Illinois Institute of Government and Public Affairs explains what the ruling means and what’s next.

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District 186’s WIndfall from Illinois’ Education Budget

Springfield school board president Mike Zimmers talks about what’s in the offing for District 186 with the extra money heading to K-12 education.

Morning Newswatch

A look at parking in downtown Springfield

Joey talks downtown parking with Steve Meyers with the Downtown Springfield Inc. Parking and Traffic Safety Council.

Weekend Newswatch

Capital Township’s Workfare Program

Joey talks with the General Assistance Administrator at Capital Township, Kathe Pierce about the Workfare Program and applications being taken today.


Another guard arrest in connection with the N.Y. prison break

A second prison guard has now been charged in connection with helping two killers escape from a maximum security prison in New York.

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Crooked Contractor Sent to Prison


A Springfield man is admitting to bilking a customer out of more than $50,000 for home repair work he never did.

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State Contract with AFSCME Extended 2 Months; Governor Vetoes Anti-Strike Bill


There's still no state budget, but contract talks continue with the biggest state workers' union.

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Sherman in Good Financial Setting


There might be one easy way to describe the budget situation...in Sherman.

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Electronics Recycling Available in Springfield — Take 2

Keyboard with go green button, ecology concept.

Springfield residents will have another opportunity to get rid of their unwanted electronics by recycling them.

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Rauner Approves Expansion of SNAP Benefits


Newly signed legislation will expand access to food stamps in Illinois.