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Friday, April 10, 201504/10/2015

Devistation after tornadoes in northern Illinois

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey talks with reporter Jenna Dooley from WNIJ in Dekalb about what she saw after tornadoes tore through two northern Illinois towns.

Morning Newswatch

Friday, April 10, 201504/10/2015

Nicole Evans candidate for 186 sub-district 3, on being 12 votes down

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Blake Handley won District 186 Sub-district 3 with the counts as of election night, there there are only 12 votes separating him and Nicole Evans. Joey talks with Nicole about her plans for the race.

Weekend Newswatch

Friday, April 10, 201504/10/2015

“Our American Cousin” Opens this weekend at the Hoogland

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Lora Beavers, Keith Wilson and director Pam Brown join Joey to talk about “Our American Cousin” which opens tonight at the Hoogland Center for the Arts.

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Friday, April 10, 201504/10/2015

Dash cam video of that South Carolina police shooting has been released

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey talks with Steve Futterman with CBS Radio News about what we know now that dash cam video has been released in that police shooting in South Carolina.

Morning Newswatch

Thursday, April 9, 201504/09/2015

School Board member Adam Lopez on his run for Congress

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey talks with Adam Lopez who has announce he wants to become the Democratic nominee in the upcoming special election to fill the seat vacated by former Congressman Aaron Schock.

Weekend Newswatch

Thursday, April 9, 201504/09/2015

What will happen to The Autism Program (TAP)?

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey talks with Mark Schmidt spokesperson for The Autism Program (TAP) about what will happen to the families served by the program now that Governor Rauner has suspended fundeing for the rest of this fiscal year and plans to eliminate $4.3 million dollars for TAP for next year.

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Thursday, April 9, 201504/09/2015

The next step in the Boston Marathon bombing trial

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

A guilty verdict has been returned on all 30 counts in the Boston Marathon bombing trial.

Morning Newswatch

Wednesday, April 8, 201504/08/2015

Jim Langfelder on his win for Mayor of Springfield

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey talks with the newly elected Mayor of Springfield Jim Langfelder about his win.

Weekend Newswatch

Wednesday, April 8, 201504/08/2015

Ralph Hanauer on his election win

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Ralph Hanauer defeated Phil Chiles in ward 10 last night. Joey along with Ben Yount from Illinois Watchdog, and Ray Lytle from afternoons here on WTAX talked about his win on election night.

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Wednesday, April 8, 201504/08/2015

Chuck Redpath on last night’s election

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Chuck Redpath joined Joey McLaughlin, Ray Lytle and Ben Yount from Illinois Watchdog after his win and election to the City Council.

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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

Illinois Speaker of the House Michael Madigan, D-Chicago, talks from the speakers podium in the House chambers Tuesday, May 13, 2014, in Springfield Ill. The Illinois Legislature resumes work toward its end of May deadline.

The Speaker of the Illinois House says Tuesday's vote to roll back lawmakers' cost-of-living increases represents progress toward meeting the governor halfway.

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U of I Holds Back Some Pay Raises

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University of Illinois President Timothy Killeen says the school will not dole out pay raises until the state budget situation is settled.

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Illinois College Helping with Cuban Orchid Research

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Jacksonville's Illinois College is playing a part in work that can now be done since the restoring of diplomatic ties with Cuba.

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Mel Reynolds: I’m Not Guilty

FILE - In this Nov. 28, 2012 file photo, former Illinois Congressman Mel Reynolds announces that he's running for the 2nd District seat vacated by Jesse Jackson Jr., in Chicago. Reynolds has been indicted on federal tax evasion charges, the U.S. Attorney's Office in Chicago said in a statement Friday June 26, 2015. The indictment says the 63-year-old Chicago Democrat failed to file income tax returns for four consecutive years, between 2009 and 2012. Each count of failing to file carries a maximum one-year prison sentence. Reynolds resigned his Illinois congressional seat in 1995 after being convicted of statutory rape for having sex with an underage campaign worker. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green, File)

Former Congressman Mel Reynolds says he will plead not guilty to federal tax evasion charges.

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State Rep. Will Davis: One of a Kind

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Defends voting for his own pay increase