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Thursday, July 10, 201407/10/2014

Border Crossing Crisis

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Republican lawmakers are calling for a change in the law so that many children crossing the U.S. border illegally could be deported more quickly.

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Thursday, July 10, 201407/10/2014

Houston Shooting & Israel

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Hamas is sending rockets deeper into Israel…and a father allegedly opened fire in a Houston home killing four children and two adults who were with them.

Morning Newswatch

Wednesday, July 9, 201407/09/2014

Ward 7 Alderman Joe McMenamin

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey visits with Ward 7 Alderman Joe McMenamin on the Springfield City Council meeting and another issue with the National Joint Powers Alliance.

FILE - This March 12, 2014 file photo shows a drone landing after flying over the scene of an explosion that leveled two apartment buildings in East Harlem in New York. Brian Wilson, the owner, says he uses the aerial drone to document buildings, weddings and news events. The Federal Aviation Administration bars commercial use of drones no matter how seemingly benign. Officials say rules to address the special safety challenges associated with unmanned aircraft need to be in place before they can share the sky with manned aircraft and final regulations could be years away. But tempting technology and an eager marketplace are outrunning the aviation agency's best intentions. Photographers, real estate agents, moviemakers, and others are hurrying to embrace the technology.

Wednesday, July 9, 201407/09/2014

UAVs on the Farm

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

With the Precision Aerial Ag Show going on in Central Illinois, Stu Ellis joins Joey to talk about farmers exploring the use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) on farms.

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Wednesday, July 9, 201407/09/2014

4 billion dollars requested for Immigration Crisis

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

President Obama wants nearly 4 billion dollars in funding and legal changes to address the crisis involving the flow of families and children entering the U.S.

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Wednesday, July 9, 201407/09/2014

Israel & Hamas

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

The latest on the elections in Afghanistan and escalating tensions and violence between Israel and Hamas.

Morning Newswatch

Tuesday, July 8, 201407/08/2014

Israel & Hamas

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey talks with Robert Berger with CBS Radio News from Jerusalem on the escalation of tensions between Israel and Hamas.

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Tuesday, July 8, 201407/08/2014

Unaccompanied Minors

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

The white house says most Unaccompanied minor flooding into the United States from Central America will not be allowed to stay, and more technical problems for the Affordable Care Act.

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Tuesday, July 8, 201407/08/2014

Veterans Administration

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

The next secretary of the Veterans Affairs Administration, Robert McDonald will face well known problems of mismanagement at VA hospitals, and long waits for Dr. appointments, but he will also be faced with another frustrating issue….the processing of disability claims.

Morning Newswatch

Tuesday, July 8, 201407/08/2014

East Side Farmers Market

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey talks with Mary Rogers and Wendy White-Mitter about the new East Side Farmers Market and cooking classes.

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Mayoral Candidates Debate on WTAX — And Ask Each Other Questions

3-26-15 Mayoral Debate

Minimum wage, right to work zones, and other questions were posed.

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Springfield Opens New Park

3-26-15 Playground

Children wasted no time Thursday morning running to play in the new "Bounties of Nature" playground at Center Park in Springfield, once it officially opened.

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Legislature Passes Budget Fix, Governor Says He’ll Sign

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The Illinois Legislature has approved a plan ending weeks of negotiations over plugging a $1.6 billion hole in this year's state budget.

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Schock Leaves Congress with “Humility, Sadness”

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Congressman Aaron Schock says he is leaving Congress with sadness and humility.

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National Guard Talks More About Guardsman Accused of Terrorism

3-26-15 National Guard

An Illinois National Guard soldier is one of two people arrested for allegedly providing support to ISIS.

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Former U.S. Rep. Jackson Leaves Prison

FILE - In this March 9, 2012 file photo, Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. , D-Ill., and his wife, Chicago Alderman Sandi Jackson, ask each other for their support and votes as they arrive at a polling station for early voting in Chicago. The sweep of Jesse Jackson Jr.'s life, from golden boy who could be president to broken politician, will be laid out for a federal judge in Washington, D.C., Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013, as she sentences him and his wife for misusing $750,000 in campaign money on a gold-plated Rolex watch, mink capes, mounted elk heads and other personal items.

Jackson will serve the remainder of his sentence at a Washington, D.C., halfway house.