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Thursday, July 9, 201507/09/2015

Gearing up for reductions in the military

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

We are expected to hear the formal announcement today that the U.S. Army is cutting more that 40,000 troops over the next two years.

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Wednesday, July 8, 201507/08/2015

School District 186 board votes to buy more security cameras

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey talks with District 186 School Board President Mike Zimmers about the board voting to purchase additional security cameras for Springfield middle and high schools.

Morning Newswatch

Wednesday, July 8, 201507/08/2015

Ward 3 Alderman Doris Turner on the city council meeting

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey talks with Ward 3 Alderman Doris Turner to see what action the council took last night at the city council meeting about the ‘pension perk.’

Weekend Newswatch

Wednesday, July 8, 201507/08/2015

The Downtown Bacon Throwdown and Music Fest

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey talks with Nick Sperry with Downtown Springfield Inc. and WTAX General Manager Charlie Ferguson about ‘The Downtown Bacon Throwdown and Music Fest’, and the Kids Zone.

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Wednesday, July 8, 201507/08/2015

Amid the controversy, Donald Trump is still polling well

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Presidential candidate Donald Trump is making a solid early showing in his presidential campaign.

Morning Newswatch

Tuesday, July 7, 201507/07/2015

More cameras and mics headed to some courts

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey talks with Jim Grimes with the Illinois News Broadcasters Association about a pilot program that would bring cameras and mics to the 7th Judicial Circuit courtrooms.

Weekend Newswatch

Tuesday, July 7, 201507/07/2015

Ward 1 Alderman Chuck Redpath on the ‘vacation perk’

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey talks with Springfield Ward 1 Alderman Chuck Redpath on the city council considering an ordinance to do away with a retirement perk that allows city employees to cash in all of their unused vacation time early causing a pension spike.

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Tuesday, July 7, 201507/07/2015

Bill Cosby admitted to getting drugs to give to women

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

The Associated Press has uncovered documents that show comedian Bill Cosby admitted obtaining Quaaludes with the idea that he would give them to women he wanted to have sex with.

Morning Newswatch

Monday, July 6, 201507/06/2015

Senator Andy Manar on Governor Rauner and the budget

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey talks with State Senator Andy Manar about the budget and Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner.

Weekend Newswatch

Monday, July 6, 201507/06/2015

Debate begins on the confederate flag at the South Carolina Statehouse

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey talks with Jim Krasula with CBS Radio News about lawmakers in South Carolina starting debate whether to remove the confederate flag from the Capitol grounds today.

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Granite City Man Convicted of Murder in 21-Month Old’s Death

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A Madison County jury deliberated for three hours Friday before finding 42-year-old John Holman III guilty.

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North Mac Elementary School Evacuated After Strange Odor was Detected

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No gas or carbon monoxide leaks were detected but a new temperature control system was installed in the building.

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Lawmakers Honor Lincoln at Lincoln’s Tomb

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Senator Dick Durbin, a Democrat, says a Republican like Abraham Lincoln is still someone for which we should place great honor.

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Grant Encourages Better Farm Conservation

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If you're a farmer in the 21st Century, you're probably hearing about - if not practicing - "precision farming." And that extends to conservation practices, too.

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Rauner to Close Juvenile Prison

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Gov. Bruce Rauner's administration says it will close the youth correctional facility in Kewanee, near Peoria and the Quad Cities.

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$1 Million Donated for Governor’s Mansion Repairs

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The organization leading efforts to renovation the Illinois governor's mansion says it received $1 million in donations last year toward efforts to fix a leaky roof and other things.