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Friday, May 1, 201505/01/2015

Focus 5/3

In Focus Podcasts

Show Date: May 3, 2015

Morning Newswatch

Friday, May 1, 201505/01/2015

Mark Whitlock and Karl Luthin on horses for the Lincoln reenactment.

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey talks with historical reenactor Mark Whitlock and Karl Luthin with KEL Productions about the horses being used in the Lincoln reenactment this weekend.

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Friday, May 1, 201505/01/2015

A flap over promotion of the SHS spring musical “Hairspray The Musical”

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey talks with some of the cast members of the spring musical at Springfield High School, “Hairspray The Musical” over signs at the school promoting the show.

Morning Newswatch

Friday, May 1, 201505/01/2015

Broad Coalition seeks updated communications law in Illinois

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

A coalition of more than 240 Illinois organizations calls for update of expiring state communications law. Yesterday they delivered letters to Governor Rauner and Legislative Leaders. Joey talks with the President of AT&T Illinois Paul La Schiazza about it.

Weekend Newswatch

Friday, May 1, 201505/01/2015

Who is the prosecutor looking at the Freddie Gray evidence?

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

There is a lot of pressure on Baltimore’s chief prosecutor who has barely been on the job for 100 days.

FILE - In this June 11, 2007 file photo, former Illinois Gov. Dan Walker speaks to reporters while showing off his book, " The Maverick and the Machine" at the Illinois State Capitol in Springfield, Ill. former Illinois Gov. Dan Walker speaks to reporters at the Illinois State Capitol in Springfield, Ill. Walker's son Dan Walker Jr. told The Associated Press that his father died Wednesday, April 29, 2015, at his home in California. Walker was governor of Illinois from 1973 to 1977. He was 92. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman, File)

Thursday, April 30, 201504/30/2015

Political consultant Thom Serafin on the late Dan Walker

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey talks with former WTAX reporter, now political consultant and founder and CEO of Serafin & Associates, Inc. Thom Serafin about former Illinois Governor Dan Walker who passed away yesterday at 92.

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Thursday, April 30, 201504/30/2015

A morning brief on Baltimore, Nepal and Bernie Sanders

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

This were quieter in Baltimore following the funeral of a man who died in custody earlier this month, the latest from Nepal and Bernie Sanders is running for President.

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Wednesday, April 29, 201504/29/2015

Ward 7 Alderman Joe McMenamin on City, Water, Light and Power

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey talks with Ward 7 Alderman Joe McMenamin about the city council meeting last night and the financial situation with City, Water Light and Power.

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Wednesday, April 29, 201504/29/2015

PJ Staab on the Lincoln funeral hearse

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey talks with PJ Staab about the Lincoln funeral hearse that was specially made for the reenactment for the funeral this weekend.

Weekend Newswatch

Wednesday, April 29, 201504/29/2015

Live from Baltimore with CBS Correspondent Steve Dorsey

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey talks with Steve Dorsey with CBS Radio News live from Baltimore about how things went overnight and gets the latest developments.

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Crooked Contractor Sent to Prison

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There's still no state budget, but contract talks continue with the biggest state workers' union.

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Springfield residents will have another opportunity to get rid of their unwanted electronics by recycling them.

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Rauner Approves Expansion of SNAP Benefits

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Newly signed legislation will expand access to food stamps in Illinois.

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Madigan: My COLA Rescinding Bill is Better than GOP’s

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