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Friday, June 20, 201406/20/2014

Iraq & Bowe Bergdahl

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

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

Morning Newswatch

Thursday, June 19, 201406/19/2014

Redskin trademark & Fire Phone

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

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.

Morning Newswatch

Thursday, June 19, 201406/19/2014

“Footloose” at Theater in the Park

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

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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Thursday, June 19, 201406/19/2014

Iraq and the ACA

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

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.

Morning Newswatch

Wednesday, June 18, 201406/18/2014

Springfield City Council

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Springfield Ward 8 Alderman Kris Theilen talks with Joey about Tuesday’s city council meeting.

Morning Newswatch

Wednesday, June 18, 201406/18/2014

Amazon Phone

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey talks with CNET Executive Editor David Carnoy in New York on the Amazon announcement on a new Amazon phone.

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Wednesday, June 18, 201406/18/2014

Iraq & Benghazi

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Part of Iraq’s main oil refinery are in flames today and government forces are fighting to repel those taken control of that facility, and the latest on the Libyan embassy attack suspect.

Morning Newswatch

Wednesday, June 18, 201406/18/2014

Presidential Approval Ratings

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

A new Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll shows President Obama’s job approval rating at 41%, and republicans doing worse than the president.

Morning Newswatch

Tuesday, June 17, 201406/17/2014

Lincoln Funeral Reenactment

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Katie Spindell, chair of the board of directors of the 2015 Lincoln Funeral Coalition talks with Joey about how the plans are going for the events next year.

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Tuesday, June 17, 201406/17/2014

Medicaid Cut Restoration

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Governor Quinn restored some cuts made to Medicaid in 2012 yesterday. Joey talks with the sponsor of that bill, Rep. Greg Harris.

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Police Investigate Southtown Shooting; Accident at Dirksen & South Grand

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Springfield Police are investigating a couple of east side incidents they say might be related.

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Bel-Aire Motel a “Chronic Nuisance?” Not Necessarily.

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Slapping the Bel-Aire Motel with "chronic nuisance" violations could be easier said than done.

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Bomb Squad Investigation into Springfield IED Begins

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The Secretary of State Police Bomb Squad has a daunting task on its hands -- gather information about a pipe bomb it nearly destroyed to prevent it from exploding.

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Standoff Near Pana Injures Police Officer; Kills Gunman

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Several law enforcement agencies responded to what was a standoff near Pana in rural Christian County.

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IPI: Illinois Pension Funding = Problematic

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The right-leaning “free market” advocacy group Illinois Policy Institute says new standards from GASB – the Government Accounting Standards Board – magnify the problem.

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Quinn Signs Millionaire Tax Referendum

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Voters will be able to weigh in on a proposed tax on millionaires this November.