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Friday, August 14, 201508/14/2015

Focus – 8/16

In Focus Podcasts

Show Date: August 16, 2015

Morning Newswatch

Friday, August 14, 201508/14/2015

Downtown Springfield Inc. unveils a new plan to curb panhandling

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey talks with the Executive Director of Downtown Springfield Inc.(DSI), Victoria Ringer, about a new plan DSI has to help curb panhandling downtown.

Weekend Newswatch

Friday, August 14, 201508/14/2015

“Jane Eyre: The Musical” opens tonight at Theater in the Park

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey talks with Marlee Roate (Adult Jane Eyre), Natalie McLaughlin (Young Jane Eyre) and the Executive Director of Theater in the Park, Kari Catton about the opening of “Jane Eyre: The Musical”

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Friday, August 14, 201508/14/2015

Drone use in the United States is growing

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

The use of drones is sharply on the rise in the U.S.

Morning Newswatch

Thursday, August 13, 201508/13/2015

Rob Mellon on the race for the 18th Congressional District

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey talks with Rob Mellon as election day for the 18th congressional District special election nears.

Weekend Newswatch

Thursday, August 13, 201508/13/2015

Tips on healthy eating at the Illinois State Fair

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey talks with the diabetes program coordinator for the Memorial Weight Los and Wellness Center, Kathy Levin about trying to eat healthy while at the fair.

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Thursday, August 13, 201508/13/2015

The benefits of congressional endorsements

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Public endorsements from members of congress don’t carry the weight they used to when it comes to influencing voters, but the support of law makers on capitol hill has other benefits.

Morning Newswatch

Wednesday, August 12, 201508/12/2015

Ward 10 Alderman Ralph Hanauer

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey talks with Springfield Ward 10 Alderman Ralph Hanauer on City Council Committee of the Whole last night.

Weekend Newswatch

Wednesday, August 12, 201508/12/2015

The ‘Smarter Sentencing Act’

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey talks with University of Illinois Springfield Associate Professor in the department of Criminal Justice, Ryan Williams about the Smarter Sentencing Act.

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Wednesday, August 12, 201508/12/2015

Using risk assessment in criminal justice

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Is it possible to predict whether someone will commit a crime.

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Friday Hearing in Schock Case Cancelled

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A judge has canceled a Friday hearing on former Congressman Aaron Schock's cooperation with a federal investigation.

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Judge: Salaita Can Amend Lawsuit Against U of I

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Steven Salaita can amend his lawsuit to include the previously dismissed claim that administrators deleted emails pertinent to the case.

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Protest Over GMO Labeling at Sen. Durbin’s Office

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A small protest outside U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin’s Chicago office asked for him to vote against a bill which would prevent states from making the labeling of genetically modified foods mandatory.

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Rauner Vetoes Bill For Better Police, Fire Pensions

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Rauner says public -- not city councils -- should decide.

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Springfield Unemployment Down, but “Skills Gap” Remains

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4.9% unemployment, but skills gap still a concern.

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Governor Signs Law Forming Springfield High-Speed Rail Commission

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Governor Bruce Rauner has signed into law the formation of a commission that will oversee the transition to the 10th Street Rail Corridor in Springfield.