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Friday, May 30, 201405/30/2014

1st Quarter Economic Numbers

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey discusses some of the new economic numbers that show the economy contracted in the first quarter with Dr. Dyanne Ferk, Associate Dean, College of Business & Management at University of Illinois Springfield.

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Friday, May 30, 201405/30/2014

42nd Street

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Gus Gordon joins Joey to talk about the a production of “42nd Street” that opens next Wednesday at the Little Theater on the Square in Sullivan.

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Friday, May 30, 201405/30/2014

Clippers and Hackers

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

The clippers just might have a brand new owner, and its former Microsoft executive Steve Balmer, and how big of a problem is the hacking of U.S. companies for the government.

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Thursday, May 29, 201405/29/2014

Sen. Sam McCann

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey visits with Senator Sam McCann about the school funding bill, the state budget and his vote to put the minimum wage hike on the ballot this fall.

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Thursday, May 29, 201405/29/2014

District 186 Summer Food Program

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

District 186 Food Service Director Jan Miller talks with Joey about the summer food service program Which is set to get underway.

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Thursday, May 29, 201405/29/2014

Problems at the VA

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

The problems are mounting for the Department of Veterans Affairs, including improper procedures for scheduling patient appointments, and efforts to hide excessive wait times.

Thursday, May 29, 201405/29/2014

The Ray Lytle Show May 29 2014

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Throw it out there Thursday Show!! Interview with Zach Baliva who just wrote a great article about the VA and…

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Wednesday, May 28, 201405/28/2014

Alderman Frank Edwards

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Ward 1 Alderman Frank Edwards talks with Joey about the committee of the whole meeting Tuesday night in Springfield.

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Wednesday, May 28, 201405/28/2014

Representative Rich Brauer

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey talks with Representative Rich Brauer on the budget and school funding in the closing days of the spring session.

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Wednesday, May 28, 201405/28/2014

“Diary of Anne Frank” at TIP

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey talks with Kari Catton and Susan Jeffers about the “Diary of Anne Frank” opening this weekend at Theater in the Park.

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Ban on “Conversion Therapy” Passes Legislature

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The Illinois Senate has approved a ban on therapy designed to "convert'' gay young people to heterosexuals.

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Union Legislation Would Prohibit Strike or Rauner Lockout

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The House has approved a measure that changes government-employee contract negotiations just a month before the deadline for a new contract.

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Mark Hart Named Interim Springfield Fire Chief

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Springfield has an interim fire chief.

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Hastert Resigns from Wheaton College Board

FILE - In this Aug. 17, 2007, file photo, Rep. J. Dennis Hastert, front, R-Ill., announces that he will not seek reelection for a 12th term as he stands on the steps of the old Kendall County courthouse with, from left, his son Josh; wife Jean; and daughter-in-law Heidi, grandson Jack, in Yorkville, Ill. A newly unveiled indictment against Hastert released Thursday, May 28, 2015, accuses the Republican of agreeing to pay $3.5 million in hush money to keep a person from the town where he was a longtime schoolteacher silent about "prior misconduct."

The resignation was the latest fallout from a federal indictment accusing Hastert of violating banking laws.

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Rauner: No Special Session if No Agreement Reached by Sunday

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Gov. Bruce Rauner says he will not call lawmakers back into session if there's no agreement on a budget by Sunday.

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Bill Separating ALPLM from IHPA Passes House

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The measure now moves to the Senate.