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judy baar topinka

Wednesday, December 10, 201412/10/2014

Illinois Lt. Governor Sheila Simon on the passing of Judy Baar Topinka

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Lt. Governor Sheila Simon talks with joey about the passing of her opponent for Comptroller in this past falls election, Judy Baar Tokinka.

judy baar topinka

Wednesday, December 10, 201412/10/2014

Political Consultant Thom Serafin on Judy Baar Topinka

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey talks with Thom Serafin from Serafin and Associates about the death of Judy Baar Toinka.

Morning Newswatch

Tuesday, December 9, 201412/09/2014

Race relations – where do we go from here?

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey talks with Kamau Kemayo, Associate Professor and Chair of African-American Studies at the University of Illinois Springfield about next steps for better race relations.

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Tuesday, December 9, 201412/09/2014

What is the state of Illinois wine?

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey talks with Jennifer Montgomery, the new Executive Director Illinois Grape Growers & Vintners Association, about the Illinois wine industry.

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Tuesday, December 9, 201412/09/2014

Oil prices are good news for President Obama

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

President Obama is looking for some good news heading into the new year, and he is getting some from oil prices.

Monday, December 8, 201412/08/2014

Matt Koch, vice president at the U.S. Chamber’s Institute for 21st Century Energy

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey talks with Matt Koch about energy in Illinois and how well Illinois is positioned for the future.

Weekend Newswatch

Monday, December 8, 201412/08/2014

Mike Lyons on the failed weekend hostage rescue

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Protests continued over the weekend over gran jury decisions, and Mike Lyons talks about the failed U.S. hostage rescue.

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Monday, December 8, 201412/08/2014

Weekend protests continue over grand jury decisions

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

It was another weekend of protests around the country over police violence following grand jury divisions in New York and Missouri not to indict white police officers involved in the deaths of two black men.

Law Talk

Saturday, December 6, 201412/06/2014

Law Talk — December 6, 2014

In Law Talk Podcasts

Today’s hosts are Tom Pavlik and Jason Vincent and it’s a show where the callers dictated the topics.

Springfield Business Journal

Saturday, December 6, 201412/06/2014

Springfield Business Journal Report

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Springfield Business Journal Report 12/6/14

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Comptroller: What Can and Can’t Be Paid During Impasse?

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Whether state workers can or should be paid without a state budget seems to be a contentious point between the Attorney General and Comptroller.

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New President of Robert Morris University Illinois Has Springfield Connection

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RMU grad Mablene Krueger replaces Michael Violtt.

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City Council to Reconsider Eliminating Vacation Payout

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The Springfield City Council could finally be poised to consider nixing a plan that gives city employees a higher retirement benefit, at the expense of unused vacation pay.

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Professor Suing U of I Has New Job

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Steven Salaita will work for the American University of Beirut.

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Plenty of Room Left at Illinois Landfills

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Existing Illinois landfills have capacity to take trash for another 21 years.

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Illinois Economy Still Growing, but More Slowly Than Last Month

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Illinois' economy continues to grow at a steady pace, according to a monthly measure of it from the University of Illinois.