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Saturday, February 22, 201402/22/2014

Entertainment News from the Illinois Times 2/22

In Weekend Newswatch Podcasts

If you’re bored, you’re not looking hard enough


Friday, February 21, 201402/21/2014

Focus 2/23 – Home Expo 2014

In Focus Podcasts

Show Date: February 23, 2014


Friday, February 21, 201402/21/2014

Springfield Police Chief

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey talks with Springfield’s Police Chief Kenny Winslow about his future and the future of the police department.


Friday, February 21, 201402/21/2014

Park District Executive Director Contract Finalized

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey talks with Springfield Park District Board President about finalizing Interim Executive Director Derek Harm’s contract.

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Friday, February 21, 201402/21/2014

Child Death Rates from Car Crashes is Lower

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

IDOT’s Jennifer Toney talks with Joey on a new government report that says death rates for children are down because of car seats.


Thursday, February 20, 201402/20/2014

Phyllis Graue – Women’s Heart Health



Thursday, February 20, 201402/20/2014

Bullying in District 186

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey McLaughlin talks with Rick Sanders Director of School Support talks about how district 186 deals with bullying.


Thursday, February 20, 201402/20/2014

Are Potholes Breaking Your Car?

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey Talks with Chad Loy with Brahler Tire and Auto Center about all of those potholes that litter the streets, and the toll they take on your car.


Wednesday, February 19, 201402/19/2014

Frank Edwards on the City Council Meeting

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Alderman Frank Edwards joins Joey to talk about the brief hiccup before approving Chief Winslow, and the city budget.

Recent Headlines

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Illinois Ranked at the Top for School Emergency Plans


Illinois is the nation’s most improved state when it comes to establishing emergency plans for children

in Local

Prisons and Power


A spokesman for AFSCME says power failures highlight a lack of necessary funding

in Election 2014, Local

Quinn and Rauner Agree: Don’t Raise the Gas Tax


Other ways to build and maintain roads, they say

in Local

Accident Leaves State Trooper Injured

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Cause of crash under investigation

in Local

Workers Mark Labor Day with Annual Parade

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Hundreds line downtown parade route Monday