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Morning Newswatch Podcasts

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Iraq & Drones

The Obama administration’s memo regarding a drone strike that killed an American, and growing pressure inside Iraq for the prime minister to step down.

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Coporate Email & the iWatch

New tech startups are taking aim at corporate email, promising to disrupt the mode of communication that office dwellers love to hate, and the latest on the iWatch.

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Kerry in Iraq

Secretary of state John Kerry has arrived in Iraq an unannounced trip that is part of a series of meetings in the middle east that designed to gather support to stop the Sunni insurgency.

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GM Recall

The power steering recall that GM issued in march was ten years in the making. It’s an example of what happens when car makers resist regulators recall efforts.

Obama speaks about the sequester in Washington

Advisors in Iraq

Joey talks with Mike Lyons of CBS Radio News about the Obama administrations decision to deploy special forces in advisory roles in Iraq.

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A New Leader in the House & iPhone security

House republicans have chosen a new house majority leader to replace Eric Canto, and keeping your iPhone safe.

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Iraq & Bowe Bergdahl

Get the latest on the current situation with ISIL in Iraq, and new information on the Bowe Bergdahl trad from the Wall Street Journal.

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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.

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“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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St. Clair County Sheriff Passes on U.S. House Bid

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Sheriff Rick Watson has declined a run for the house in the 12th Congressional District.

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Judge Approves Place for Mel Reynolds to Stay While on Bond

FILE - In this Nov. 28, 2012 file photo, former Illinois Congressman Mel Reynolds announces that he's running for the 2nd District seat vacated by Jesse Jackson Jr., in Chicago. Reynolds has been indicted on federal tax evasion charges, the U.S. Attorney's Office in Chicago said in a statement Friday June 26, 2015. The indictment says the 63-year-old Chicago Democrat failed to file income tax returns for four consecutive years, between 2009 and 2012. Each count of failing to file carries a maximum one-year prison sentence. Reynolds resigned his Illinois congressional seat in 1995 after being convicted of statutory rape for having sex with an underage campaign worker. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green, File)

Former U.S. Congressman claims race is a factor in the case.

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Work on Illinois State Fair Venues Ramps Up

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Governor says fair will go on in spite of budget impasse, but some vendors may be paid late.

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Lincoln’s Relationship with Jewish People Theme of New ALPLM Exhibit

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A new exhibit at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum focuses on what was termed, at the time, another minority group.

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William Kelly is Back — Bashing Sen. Mark Kirk

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Going beyond criticizing Kirk’s comments and policies, William Kelly talked about Kirk’s physical condition since he suffered a stroke in 2012.