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Morning Newswatch

Thursday, June 19, 201406/19/2014

“Footloose” at Theater in the Park

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Theater in the Park (TIP) Executive Director Kari Catton and Matt Woodson who plays Ren join Joey to talk about the next show at TIP “Footloose” Which opens Friday.

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Thursday, June 19, 201406/19/2014

Iraq and the ACA

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

The latest position from the Obama administration says it’s time for a leadership change in Iraq. The latest on that and the Affordable Care Act.

Morning Newswatch

Wednesday, June 18, 201406/18/2014

Springfield City Council

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Springfield Ward 8 Alderman Kris Theilen talks with Joey about Tuesday’s city council meeting.

Morning Newswatch

Wednesday, June 18, 201406/18/2014

Amazon Phone

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey talks with CNET Executive Editor David Carnoy in New York on the Amazon announcement on a new Amazon phone.

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Wednesday, June 18, 201406/18/2014

Iraq & Benghazi

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Part of Iraq’s main oil refinery are in flames today and government forces are fighting to repel those taken control of that facility, and the latest on the Libyan embassy attack suspect.

Morning Newswatch

Wednesday, June 18, 201406/18/2014

Presidential Approval Ratings

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

A new Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll shows President Obama’s job approval rating at 41%, and republicans doing worse than the president.

Morning Newswatch

Tuesday, June 17, 201406/17/2014

Lincoln Funeral Reenactment

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Katie Spindell, chair of the board of directors of the 2015 Lincoln Funeral Coalition talks with Joey about how the plans are going for the events next year.

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Tuesday, June 17, 201406/17/2014

Medicaid Cut Restoration

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Governor Quinn restored some cuts made to Medicaid in 2012 yesterday. Joey talks with the sponsor of that bill, Rep. Greg Harris.

Morning Newswatch

Tuesday, June 17, 201406/17/2014

Bowe Bergdahl

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Bowe Bergdahl is still acclimating to life back in the U.S. Many have been waiting for this.

Morning Newswatch

Tuesday, June 17, 201406/17/2014

ISIS Advance

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Countries across the Middle East are watching as ISIS sinks it’s teeth into Iraq and Syria.

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Logan County Rejects Windfarm Plan

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Logan County Board rejected proposal for southern part of the county.

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Smoking not Cheap in Illinois in Many Ways

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It's expensive to smoke in Illinois; not just cost per pack but in other ways.

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Rauner Shares Vision for Illinois — and Introduces First Pets

Illinois Gov.-elect Bruce Rauner greets Henry Kinion, right, Friday, Nov. 7, 2014, in Springfield, Ill. The Republican stopped in Springfield Friday on a six-city tour to thank supporters after his victory Tuesday over Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn.

Governor Rauner is getting settled in to the Mansion in Springfield and introduced Stella and Pumpkin, the family pets, which are both blonde labs.

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Illinois State Police to Hand Cold Case over to Forensics Group

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Forensic group to take look at unsolved 1992 Zywicki killing.

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“Mr. Cub” Ernie Banks Remembered

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Banks remembered as ambassador of baseball and Chicago.

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Rauner Makes Several Cabinet Appointments

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The Governor's office announced the new appointments Friday.