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Podcasts

Lincoln's_Tomb

Friday, July 11, 201407/11/2014

Illinois Tourism

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey talks with Jennifer Hoelzle, deputy director of the Illinois Office of Tourism on new stats concerning the number of visitors to Illinois.

Morning Newswatch

Friday, July 11, 201407/11/2014

Unlocking You Mobile Phone & the “Supermoon”

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

The Senate Judiciary Committee voted to repeal the cell phone unlocking ban, which could set the stage for allowing consumers to take any mobile device to any wireless carrier…and check out the “Supermoon” if it’s not too cloudy.

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Friday, July 11, 201407/11/2014

Speeding Up Deportation

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Senate Democrats are expressing concern that the President Obama’s plans to speed up deportation of thousands of children crossing the southern border could hurt the careful review of the migrants cases and potentially return them to danger back home.

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Friday, July 11, 201407/11/2014

IRS Scandal

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

The Internal Revenue Service targeting scandal just keeps getting messier.

Morning Newswatch

Thursday, July 10, 201407/10/2014

“All Shook Up”

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Sophie Lanser and Jacob Deters Joey Joey to talk about the second show in the Springfield Muni season opening tomorrow…”All Shook Up”.

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Thursday, July 10, 201407/10/2014

Border Crossing Crisis

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Republican lawmakers are calling for a change in the law so that many children crossing the U.S. border illegally could be deported more quickly.

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Thursday, July 10, 201407/10/2014

Houston Shooting & Israel

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Hamas is sending rockets deeper into Israel…and a father allegedly opened fire in a Houston home killing four children and two adults who were with them.

Morning Newswatch

Wednesday, July 9, 201407/09/2014

Ward 7 Alderman Joe McMenamin

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey visits with Ward 7 Alderman Joe McMenamin on the Springfield City Council meeting and another issue with the National Joint Powers Alliance.

FILE - This March 12, 2014 file photo shows a drone landing after flying over the scene of an explosion that leveled two apartment buildings in East Harlem in New York. Brian Wilson, the owner, says he uses the aerial drone to document buildings, weddings and news events. The Federal Aviation Administration bars commercial use of drones no matter how seemingly benign. Officials say rules to address the special safety challenges associated with unmanned aircraft need to be in place before they can share the sky with manned aircraft and final regulations could be years away. But tempting technology and an eager marketplace are outrunning the aviation agency's best intentions. Photographers, real estate agents, moviemakers, and others are hurrying to embrace the technology.

Wednesday, July 9, 201407/09/2014

UAVs on the Farm

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

With the Precision Aerial Ag Show going on in Central Illinois, Stu Ellis joins Joey to talk about farmers exploring the use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) on farms.

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Wednesday, July 9, 201407/09/2014

4 billion dollars requested for Immigration Crisis

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

President Obama wants nearly 4 billion dollars in funding and legal changes to address the crisis involving the flow of families and children entering the U.S.

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Judge Considers Whether to Dismiss Illinois Head-Injury Suit

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Cook County Judge Leroy Martin Jr. heard oral arguments Friday.

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Ex-Washington Mayor Don Gronewald Dead at 83

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Gronewald, mayor of the central Illinois town from 1989 to 2001, died Tuesday at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center in Peoria.

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Iran Deal Gives Durbin a Shot at Political Redemption

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Dick Durbin leading effort to get votes in favor of nuclear deal with Iran.

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Munger Under Fire Over Outgoing State Funds

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State Senator Daniel Biss says the comptroller’s office is having trouble following court ordered payments to various groups.

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Legionnaires’ Disease Sickens 23 and Kills 2 in Quincy VA Home

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The Illinois Department of Public Health is taking steps to prevent more people in a Quincy veterans’ home from contracting Legionnaires’ disease.

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Bringing International Business to Springfield

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International business was the focus of the monthly Citizens Club discussion.