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Friday, February 13, 201502/13/2015

Focus – 2/15

In Focus Podcasts

Show Date: February 15, 2015

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Friday, February 13, 201502/13/2015

2015 Lincoln Funeral Coalition Chair Katie Spindell

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey talks with Katie Spindell, the Chair of the 2015 Lincoln Funeral Coalition about funding, events and what big names might be in Springfield for the events.

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Friday, February 13, 201502/13/2015

Dr. Doolittle Jr. opens tonight (2-13-15) at the Hoogland Center for the Arts

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey talks with cast members Sarah McLaughlin, Carmen Remolina, Eva Griffin, Kennedi Branson, Justin Brandon and Assistant Director Becky Bertram about Dr. Doolittle Jr. at the Hoogland Center for the Arts.

Morning Newswatch

Thursday, February 12, 201502/12/2015

Springfield Mayor Mike Houston on shredding decision

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey talks to Springfield Mayor Mike Houston to get his reaction on the announcement that the city will not face charges over police document shredding.

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Thursday, February 12, 201502/12/2015

The President’s war powers & 60 Minutes corespondent Bob Simon dies

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

President Obama is asking for new powers to engage military operations against Islamic terrorists and longtime 60 minutes correspondent Bob Simon has died.

Morning Newswatch

Wednesday, February 11, 201502/11/2015

Alderman Joe McMenamin on the Springfield City Council

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Ward 7 Alderman Joe McMenamin joins Joey to talk about the Springfield City Council meeting last night where money was budgeted for the Lincoln Funeral event.

Morning Newswatch

Wednesday, February 11, 201502/11/2015

UIS Political Science Professor on Governor Rauner and the Unions

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey talks with University of Illinois Political Science Professor Dr. Kent Redfield about Governor Rauners actions regarding ‘Fair Share’ union dues.

Weekend Newswatch

Wednesday, February 11, 201502/11/2015

New Sangamon County Clerk Don Gray

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey talks with Don Gray, who was approved by the Sangamon county board to become the next Sangamon County clerk, replacing Joe Aiello, who left the office last month to take a state job.

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Wednesday, February 11, 201502/11/2015

The latest on Kayla Mueller’s death and Brian Williams

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

The latest on the death of hostage Kayla Mueller, and NBC is sending Brian Williams to the sideline for six months.

Weekend Newswatch

Tuesday, February 10, 201502/10/2015

Springfield Historic Sites Commission expands district boundaries

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey talks with Steve Meyers, the vice chair of the Springfield Historic Sites Commission on its boundary expansion, and what it could mean for the city.

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UPDATE: Budget Plan Passes Amid GOP Outrage

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$7B unbalanced; $700M bump for schools

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Bomb Threat Unfounded at Butler Elementary School

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Butler Elementary School is back to normal after a bomb threat caused it to be evacuated for a short time Wednesday.

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AP NewsBreak: Rauner Board Asked Builders to Lobby Lawmakers

Illinois Republican gubernatorial candidate businessman Bruce Rauner participates in a Republican gubernatorial candidate debate Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014, in Springfield, Ill. The four Republican gubernatorial candidates said that they’ll be willing to work with unions if elected but differed on how to approach the relationship during a downstate debate that largely focused on pension reform, taxes and just briefly on personal issues that have dogged some of the candidates.

Good-government advocates are criticizing the head of an agency managing state construction projects for asking builders to lobby lawmakers to restore funding.

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House Fails to Override Labor Arbitration Veto

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The labor arbitration bill remains dead.

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Another Leaders Meeting, Optimism Dissolving

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The last days of session are a flurry of activity, if not progress.

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Lawmakers Discuss Gun Ownership and Mental Health

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Illinois lawmakers have approved a measure designed to prevent people with mental disabilities from owning guns.