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Newsradio WJPF interview with Rep. Brandon Phelps

State Rep. Brandon Phelps joins Tom Miller on the Morning Newswatch.

Newsradio WJPF interview with Mike Pinto

Southern Illinois Miners General Manager Mike Pinto announces another special event at Rent One Park. Golfers will be excited about this one.

Newsradio WJPF interview with Randy Dunn

SIU President Randy Dunn joins Tom Miller on the Morning Newswatch.

Newsradio WJPF interview with Steve Brown

Steve Brown, spokesman for House Speaker Michael Madigan, joins Tom Miller to discuss the governor’s budget address.

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  • Recent developments surrounding the South China Sea February 20, 2017
    BANGKOK (AP) — A look at recent developments in the South China Sea, where China is pitted against smaller neighbors in multiple disputes over islands, coral reefs and lagoons in waters crucial for global commerce and rich in fish and potential oil and gas reserves:
  • On frozen fields, North Korean farmers prep for battle ahead February 20, 2017
    PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Plug your noses and ready your "Juche fertilizer." It's time to prep the frozen fields in North Korea.
  • Explosive blog post details ‘abhorrent’ sexism at Uber February 20, 2017
    In a blog post published Sunday, former Uber engineer Susan Fowler Riggetti details her experiences working for the company. Sadly, given she's a female engineer working at a thrusting, big-name Silicon Valley startup, the experiences are exactly what you'd expect. In the post, Riggetti details numerous instances of overt sexist behaviour. She reportedly sent evidence, […]
  • Global arms trade highest since Cold War: study February 19, 2017
    Worldwide arms trade has risen to its highest level since the Cold War in the last five years, driven by a demand from the Middle East and Asia, a study said Monday. Between 2012-2016, arms imports in terms of volume by countries in Asia and Oceania accounted for 43 percent of global imports, a 7.7 […]
  • Syrian rebels say army attacks wrecking ceasefire efforts February 19, 2017
    Syrian rebel groups who have participated in peace talks said on Sunday that an upsurge in Syrian army shelling and bombing was wrecking the prospects of maintaining a ceasefire brokered by Russia and Turkey. The rebel groups, mostly backed by Turkey, have attended two rounds of talks in the Kazakh capital Astana. Mohammad Alloush, the […]
  • Democrat member of FEC to make early exit: NYT February 19, 2017
    A Democrat who sits on the U.S. Federal Election Commission (FEC) is planning to resign before her term expires amid frustrations about partisan gridlock, the New York Times reported on Sunday. FEC Commissioner Ann Ravel told the Times in an interview she intended to submit her letter of resignation this week, a move that would […]
  • Father and Son Killed In Head-On Collision With One Another February 19, 2017
    Police said alcohol was a factor in the crash.
  • Police: Man in photos now 'main suspect' in 2 girls' deaths February 19, 2017
    DELPHI, Ind. (AP) — A man photographed walking along a northern Indiana trail system around the time two teenage girls later found slain were dropped off by a relative is now considered "the main suspect" in their killings, State Police said Sunday.
  • Police Find 75-Year-Old Woman Molded to Chair After Sitting In Same Spot for Almost a Year February 19, 2017
    She is now recovering at a local hospital.
  • This Week Fast Forward 02.19.2017 February 19, 2017
    Speed through the highlights from the latest "This Week."

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