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Weekend Newswatch

Friday, July 10, 201507/10/2015

“Seussical” opens this weekend at the Muni

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey talks with Alex Remolina (JoJo), and Jeff Prince (General G.K. Schmitz) about musical “Swussical” which opens at the Muni this weekend.

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Friday, July 10, 201507/10/2015

That government data breach was bigger that we thought

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Here’s a phrase that we have gotten used to when it comes to comes to government data breaches…it was far worse than we were initially lead to believe.

Morning Newswatch

Thursday, July 9, 201507/09/2015

Darin LaHood on his win in the special primary for the 18th District

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey talks with State Senator Darin LaHood on his win in the special primary for the 18th Congressional District seat vacated by Aaron Schock.

Weekend Newswatch

Thursday, July 9, 201507/09/2015

Rob Mellon on his win in the special primary for the 18th District

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey talks with the winner of the special primary for the 18th Congressional District seat that was vacate by Aaron Schock.

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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.

Recent Headlines

3 hours ago in Local

Capitol Honors Fallen Police Officers

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Secretary of State Jesse White says police officers should still be revered as heroes.

4 hours ago in Local

Holocaust Remembered at Old State Capitol

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The state's annual Yom Hashoah service brought Gov. Bruce Rauner to the Old State Capitol Thursday morning.

7 hours ago in Local

Langfelder Enlists Manar to Help Extend Downtown TIF

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Mayor Jim Langfelder says he's working with state lawmakers to get legislation passed to extend by 12 years the city's downtown Tax Increment Financing District, which is otherwise set to expire soon.

7 hours ago in Local

DuQuoin State Fair Starts Vendor Payment Program

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Officials with the Du Quoin State Fair have created a new program to pay vendors who weren't compensated for their 2015 expenses.

8 hours ago in Local

Lawmakers Question Auditor General About Spending

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A group of Republican lawmakers is demanding that Illinois Auditor General Frank Mautino explain spending by his campaign committee while he was a state representative.

9 hours ago in Local

Donor Pays Closed State Parks’ Power Bills

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The Illinois Department of Natural Resources says Ramsey Lake State Recreation Area and Horseshoe Lake State Park have reopened after a donor paid to turn the electricity back on.