Podcasts: Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch Podcasts

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New City, Water Light and Power chief, Doug Brown

Joey talks with the new head of City, Water Light and Power, Doug Brown about the PILOT program, and a new water source for the city.

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Boaters need to be aware of new laws before hitting the water

Joey talks with Sargent Chris Stone with the Conservation Police about new boating laws and safe boating as the season gets underway.

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Floods and severe weather pummel Texas & the Great Plains

More brutal and deadly weather in Texas, Oklahoma and parts of Kansas.

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Kidzeum of Health and Science update

Joey talks with Rachael Thomson, the president of the Board of Directors of the Kidzeum of Health and Science to get an update on fundraising for the children’s museum.

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After the earthquake in Nepal

Following the earthquake devastation in Nepal, there are questions to be answered and the country looks to rebuild and make things safer.

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A new play, ‘Grace Among the Leavings’ debuts at Theater in the Park

Joey talks with the Executive Director of Theater in the Park, Kari Catton, about the new play she helped adapt for the stage. ‘Grace Among the Leavings’ debuts at Theater in the Park this weekend.

Weekend Newswatch

The Brian McMillen Memorial Run/Walk being held Saturday

Joey talks with Lincoln Land Community College Veterans Club advisor Craig McFarland about the the Brian McMillen Memorial Run/Walk that is being held Saturday (5-23-15).

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Are calm markets cause for concern?

There has not been a whole lot of excitement for stocks lately…is that a cause for concern

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Representative Tim Butler

Joey talks with Representative Tim Butler about the budget, a call for term limits and a donation from Governor Rauner.

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Red flags to look for when donating to charities

After stories this week of cancer charities scamming donors out of $187 million, Joey talks with Dr. Betsy Goulet , Assistant Professor at the Center for State Policy and Leadership/College of Public Affairs and Administration about finding a charity that puts donation to good use.

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Fulgenzi, Langfelder Continue to Address Liquor License Voting Concerns

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"It is what it is, and we have to make sure it works."

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SMTD Votes to Cut Routes, Including State Fair Service

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5-26-15 SMTD

The Springfield Mass Transit District will be doing away with several routes that officials say are unused, in just a month's time.

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Springfield Woman Sentenced for Embezzling $400k

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A Springfield woman has been sentenced to nearly four years in prison for embezzling more than $400,000 from her former employer.

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Lawmakers Back Training for Hazardous Railroad Materials

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The railroads that operate in Illinois are instructing local police and fire departments on how to handle a hazardous material spill.

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Chatham Man Named Illinois National Guard Adjutant General

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Gov. Bruce Rauner has named Brig. Gen. Richard Hayes Jr. of Chatham as adjutant general of the Illinois National Guard.