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Thursday, January 22, 201501/22/2015

President Obama hits the road & defining the middle class

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

President Obama is on a two day trip to push his message that everybody should stand to gain from an economy that is all but recovered from a deep recession…and what exactly is the middle class?

Morning Newswatch

Wednesday, January 21, 201501/21/2015

Congressman Rodney Davis on the State of the Union Address

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey talks with Congressman Rodney Davis to get his reaction on some of subjects the president touched on in his State of the Union Address.

Weekend Newswatch

Wednesday, January 21, 201501/21/2015

Ward 3 Alderman Doris Turner on police body cams

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey talks with Ward 3 Alderman Doris Turner about the city council meeting last night, and a proposed increase in the police budget to buy body cams for officers.

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Wednesday, January 21, 201501/21/2015

The State of the Union address

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Middle class economics was the phrase of the night as the president delivered his state of the union address.

Morning Newswatch

Tuesday, January 20, 201501/20/2015

Springfield mayoral candidate Paul Palazzolo

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey talks with Springfield mayoral candidate Paul Palazzolo about the CWLP and his proposed infrastructure audit for Springfield.

Weekend Newswatch

Tuesday, January 20, 201501/20/2015

The State of the Union address – what to expect

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

President Obama delivers his 6th state of the union address this evening – what will he propose, and how much of his agenda is realistic with the republican controlled congress.

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Monday, January 19, 201501/19/2015

Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce President and CEO

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey talks with the Greater Springfield Chamber of commerce President and CEO Chris Hembrough about current economic situations in Springfield.

'Selma' New York premiere

Monday, January 19, 201501/19/2015

The current state of race relations

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Selma Alabama got a does of Hollywood yesterday, TV giant Oprah Winfrey and fellow actors from the movie Selma were joined by hundreds others for a march to recall one of the ugliest chapters of the civil rights movement yesterday.

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Monday, January 19, 201501/19/2015

Hacking into North Korea & hacking for hire

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Before President Obama pointed a finger directly at North Korea for the cyber attack on Sony Pictures, the U.S. had never specifically singled out another nation for hacking American sources…but he apparently had reliable sources this time.

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Sunday, January 18, 201501/18/2015

Nick Rogers talks American Sniper and the Oscars

In Ray Lytle Show Podcasts

Nick and Ray discuss how much they liked American Sniper. A really detailed look at the film. Nick also gives…

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Redfield: Capitol Has Similar, But Different, Feeling

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University of Illinois Springfield Political Science Kent Redfield says in some ways, it actually feels like lawmakers are getting toward the end of the legislative session.

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Nunn Dismissed from U of I Basketball Team

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The University of Illinois has dismissed junior guard Kendrick Nunn from the basketball team following his guilty plea to misdemeanor domestic battery.

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Informant Suggests Drew Peterson Wants to Sell Drugs

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Secret recordings between Drew Peterson and an inmate he's accused of trying to enlist to help kill a prosecutor show that the former suburban Chicago police officer discussed selling drugs in Mexico if he gets out of prison.

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Two Die in Separate ATV Accidents

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Illinois State Police say an 11-year-old has died in an all-terrain vehicle crash in eastern Illinois' Clark County.

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Wanted: Warmer, Drier Weather for Crops

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Illinois corn and soybean crops are in decent shape depending on the region, but most could benefit from warmer weather and a little less rain.