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Friday, May 15, 201505/15/2015

Ward 9 Alderman Jim Donelan

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey talks hunter lake, new student housing downtown, the downtown TIF district and ward 9 with new Ward 9 Alderman Jim Donelan.

Morning Newswatch

Friday, May 15, 201505/15/2015

‘North-End Pride, The Story of Lanphier High School Its People and Community’

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey talks with the author of ‘North-End Pride, The Story of Lanphier High School Its People and Community’ Ken Mitchell about his latest book about the North-end and Lanphier High School.

Weekend Newswatch

Friday, May 15, 201505/15/2015

It’s National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey talks with Ben Silver with the President Abraham Lincoln Doubletree Hotel, where they are giving out FREE chocolate chip cookies all day.

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Friday, May 15, 201505/15/2015

We are getting more information on the Amtrak crash engineer

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

A safety system to stop speeding trains had been installed on the southbound side of the tracks, but not on the northbound side . . . the side on which the Amtrak train in Philadelphia that derailed earlier this week was on.

Morning Newswatch

Thursday, May 14, 201505/14/2015

Ward 4 Alderman John Fulgenzi

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey talks with newly elected Ward 4 Alderman John Fulgenzi about mayoral appointments, Hunter Lake, and the possible CWLP veto override.

Weekend Newswatch

Thursday, May 14, 201505/14/2015

Paul Palazzolo on his move from County Auditor to Circuit Clerk

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey talks with Paul Palazzolo about his move from the Sangamon county Auditor to the position of Sangamon County Circuit Clerk which takes effect at the end of the week.

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Thursday, May 14, 201505/14/2015

The crashed Amtrak train was going twice the speed limit when it derailed

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

The Amtrak train involved in that fatal crash in Philadelphia was traveling 106 miles per hour in a 50 mile per hour zone when it derailed Tuesday night.

Morning Newswatch

Wednesday, May 13, 201505/13/2015

Springfield Ward 5 Alderman Andrew Proctor

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey talks with new Springfield Ward 5 Alderman Andrew Proctor about last nights Committee of the Whole meeting, Hunter Lake, the potential CWLP veto override and more

Weekend Newswatch

Wednesday, May 13, 201505/13/2015

Dr. Kent Redfield on what’s next for pension reform

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey talks with University of Illinois professor of Political Science, Dr. Kent Redfield about what is next for the pension mess in the state.

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Wednesday, May 13, 201505/13/2015

The latest on the Amtrak train derailment in Philadelphia

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

At least five people were killed when an Amtrak train derailed and crashed in Philadelphia last night.

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Woman Accused of Fatal Accident Wants New Attorney

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Andrea Little had been expected to plead guilty.

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Federal Grand Jury Indicts 2 Decatur Residents

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Two Decatur residents have been charged by a federal grand jury in Springfield.

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House Fails to Override Veto of Union-Backed Bill

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The House voted 68-34 to override Rauner's veto of the bill. It needed 71 votes to become law.

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Child Care Assistance Program Changes Fail By One Vote

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A plan to restore state-subsidized child care assistance for low-income working parents has failed by one vote in the Illinois House.

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Peoria Settles With Man Who Parodied Mayor on Twitter

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The city of Peoria will pay $125,000 to a man whose home was raided after he created a Twitter account to parody the mayor.

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Legionnaires’ Deaths Increase

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State officials are reporting six new cases of Legionnaires' disease at a state veterans home where seven residents have already died.