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Friday, July 3, 201507/03/2015

Are you ready for ‘Thunder on the Lake’ this weekend?

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey talks with Ray Rodda, the announcer and Communication’s Director for the US Title Series boats that will be racing this weekend on Lake Springfield.

Morning Newswatch

Friday, July 3, 201507/03/2015

‘Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over’ this holiday weekend

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey talks with the Illinois Department of Transportation’s Alcohol Program Coordinator, Shannon Alderman about putting on that seat belt this weekend, and making alternate driving arrangements if you’re going to be behind the wheel.

Weekend Newswatch

Friday, July 3, 201507/03/2015

How will embassies improve the Illinois/Cuba relationship

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey talks with Adam Nielsen with the Illinois Farm Bureau which is a founding member of the Illinois Cuba Working group about how the U.S. and Cuba establishing embassies in each others countries will improve relations between the state and Cuba.

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Friday, July 3, 201507/03/2015

Despite the controversy, Donald Trump is polling well

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Presidential candidate Donald Trump may be catching heat for comments during his campaign launch speech over his comments about Mexican immigrants, but that hasn’t stopped his momentum.

Morning Newswatch

Thursday, July 2, 201507/02/2015

What exactly is community policing?

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey talks with University of Illinois Springfield Associate Professor of criminal justice at Dr. Ryan Williams about what exactly community policing is, and how to do it.

Weekend Newswatch

Thursday, July 2, 201507/02/2015

Staying safe around fireworks this weekend

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey talks with Dr. Michael Neumeister is the professor and chair of SIU School of medicine’s Department of Surgery and the medical director of Memorial Medical Center’s Regional Burn Center about fireworks safety.

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Thursday, July 2, 201507/02/2015

There was another shark attack in North Carolina

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

North Carolina has now had its 7th shark attack in less than three weeks, right in front of the 4th of July holiday weekend.

Jim Langfelder

Wednesday, July 1, 201507/01/2015

Ask the Mayor with Springfield Mayor Jim Langfelder – Part 1

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey talks with Springfield Mayor Jim Langfelder on his monthly visit to the Morning Newswatch on “Ask the Mayor.”

Jim Langfelder

Wednesday, July 1, 201507/01/2015

Ask the Mayor with Springfield Mayor Jim Langfelder – Part 2

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey talks with Springfield Mayor Jim Langfelder on his monthly visit to the Morning Newswatch on “Ask the Mayor.”

Jim Langfelder

Wednesday, July 1, 201507/01/2015

Ask the Mayor with Springfield Mayor Jim Langfelder – Part 3

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey talks with Springfield Mayor Jim Langfelder on his monthly visit to the Morning Newswatch on “Ask the Mayor.”

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Congress Could Consider Export Import Bank This Week

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Illinois businesses, particularly manufacturers, are hopeful Congress will re-authorize the Export-Import Bank this week.

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Regional Planning Commission Faces Funding Challenges

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The commission has lost both state and federal funding.

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Background Checks Now Required of Student Teachers

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Background checks are now required of all student teachers.

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Mitsubishi to Work with UAW on Selling Normal Plant

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Mitsubishi Motors and the United Auto Workers say they will work together to look for a buyer for the central Illinois plant the company plans to close.

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Tourism Increases in Illinois

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Illinois tourism officials say the state saw a 3.5 percent increase in visitors during 2014.

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One in ICU After Sunday Shooting

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A Springfield man is expected to live after police say he was shot on his left side Sunday night.