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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.

Morning Newswatch

Tuesday, February 10, 201502/10/2015

Do the companies you do business with take care of your data?

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey talks with University of Illinois Springfield Assistant Professor of Computer Science Lucas Vespa about the how safe your data is with the companies you do business with.

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Ban on “Conversion Therapy” Passes Legislature

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The Illinois Senate has approved a ban on therapy designed to "convert'' gay young people to heterosexuals.

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Union Legislation Would Prohibit Strike or Rauner Lockout

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The House has approved a measure that changes government-employee contract negotiations just a month before the deadline for a new contract.

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Mark Hart Named Interim Springfield Fire Chief

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Springfield has an interim fire chief.

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Hastert Resigns from Wheaton College Board

FILE - In this Aug. 17, 2007, file photo, Rep. J. Dennis Hastert, front, R-Ill., announces that he will not seek reelection for a 12th term as he stands on the steps of the old Kendall County courthouse with, from left, his son Josh; wife Jean; and daughter-in-law Heidi, grandson Jack, in Yorkville, Ill. A newly unveiled indictment against Hastert released Thursday, May 28, 2015, accuses the Republican of agreeing to pay $3.5 million in hush money to keep a person from the town where he was a longtime schoolteacher silent about "prior misconduct."

The resignation was the latest fallout from a federal indictment accusing Hastert of violating banking laws.

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Rauner: No Special Session if No Agreement Reached by Sunday

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Gov. Bruce Rauner says he will not call lawmakers back into session if there's no agreement on a budget by Sunday.

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Bill Separating ALPLM from IHPA Passes House

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The measure now moves to the Senate.