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Friday, April 24, 201504/24/2015

Here’s why you’ll see all of those motorcycles in town on Sunday

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

A.B.A.T.E. of Illinois is having its 25th Annual Safety & Awareness Rally and parade this Sunday. You will probably notice hundreds of motorcycles in town. Joey talks to Bobbi Ozanic about it.

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Thursday, April 23, 201504/23/2015

Governor Bruce Rauner on tourism and the Illinois Turnaround.

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey talks with Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner about the upcoming Lincoln Funeral commemoration events, the Illinois Turnaround, ‘fair share’ dues and more.

Weekend Newswatch

Thursday, April 23, 201504/23/2015

Baltimore police and the Iran nuclear deal

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Five of the six Baltimore police officers involved in the arrest of a man who died while in their custody have been interviews by officials, and the latest on the Iranian nuclear deal.

Wednesday, April 22, 201504/22/2015

Ward 1 Alderman Frank Edwards on the City Council meeting

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey talks with Springfield Ward 1 Alderman about last nights Springfield City Council meeting and CWLP.

Weekend Newswatch

Wednesday, April 22, 201504/22/2015

The Central Illinois Food Bank needs your help

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Krista Lisser with the Central Illinois Food Bank talks with Joey about wasy you can help the food bank through a WalMart program, and about how many people are ‘food insecure’ in Central Illinois.

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Wednesday, April 22, 201504/22/2015

Dave Dahl with Governor Bruce Rauner

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

WTAX reporter Dave Dahl sat down with Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner yesterday. Here is a portion of that interview.

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Tuesday, April 21, 201504/21/2015

Senator Andy Manar with the latest on the school funding formula bill

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey talks with State Senator Andy Manar to get the latest on reports that the bill changing the way Illinois schools are funded has little chance of passing this session.

Tuesday, April 21, 201504/21/2015

District 186 School Board President Mike Zimmers

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey talks with Mike Zimmers about the school board meeting last night and why the board did not pass a resolution condemning the practice, and urging lawmakers to ban what’s called “gay conversion therapy” in minors.

Morning Newswatch

Tuesday, April 21, 201504/21/2015

What caused the immigrant trafficking ship to capsize?

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Initial reports were that the fishing boat that sank over the weekend causing some 700 migrants from Libya to drown, capsized when passengers rushed to one side of the vessel to see a cargo ship that had come to help…but there is another story being told.

Weekend Newswatch

Monday, April 20, 201504/20/2015

Chris Hembrough from the Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey talks with the President and CEO of the Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce, Chris Hembrough about the municipal elections and the upcoming ‘Business Connections.’ event.

Recent Headlines

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Second Arrest Made in Rochester Homicide

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One of two people that remained wanted after a deadly shooting incident late last month outside Rochester has been taken into custody.

11 hours ago in Local

President Obama’s Visit: The Day After

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They're not done replaying the game films yet, but those involved in orchestrating Wednesday's presidential visit to Springfield say, for now, it was a fun and positive experience that went well.

11 hours ago in Local

Chicago Woman Charged with Supplying Gun to Niece

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Federal prosecutors say a Chicago woman has been indicted on charges that she supplied her 14-year-old niece with the handgun the girl allegedly used to kill another teen during an argument over a boy.

14 hours ago in Local

Par-a-Dice Cuts Staff, Blames Video Gaming

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Par-A-Dice Casino in East Peoria has announced announced they are laying off employees amidst a protracted slump in business.

14 hours ago in Local

Jury Sides with Illinois Man in Excessive Force Lawsuit

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Jurors in southern Illinois have found in a federal civil lawsuit that an Olney man was the victim of excessive force when law enforcement officers stopped him near Benton in April 2012.

14 hours ago in Local

District 186 Misses Out on School Construction Bonds

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The Illinois State Board of Education has approved 29 school districts for low-interest and zero-interest bonds to pay for the construction and remodeling of schools.