Podcasts: Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch Podcasts

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Greater Springfield Chamber President & CEO Chris Hembrough

Joey talks with the President and CEO of the Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce, Chris Hembrough on a new survey for Springfield district 186.

Morning Newswatch

Diana Rickert with the Illinois Policy Institute on her pension op-ed in the Trib

Joey talks with Diana Rickert with the Illinois Policy Institute on her op-ed in the Chicago Tribune that offers a pension crisis solution of firing all state employees and rehiring them under a new pension plan.

Weekend Newswatch

Springfield City Treasurer Misty Buscher

Joey talks with Springfield City Treasurer Misty Buscher about her first full week in the office.

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Jeb Bush on the war in Iraq

It’s be well more than ten years since the war in Iraq began, but it’s still an awkward conversation piece politically especially on the 2016 presidential campaign trail.

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Ward 9 Alderman Jim Donelan

Joey talks hunter lake, new student housing downtown, the downtown TIF district and ward 9 with new Ward 9 Alderman Jim Donelan.

Morning Newswatch

‘North-End Pride, The Story of Lanphier High School Its People and Community’

Joey talks with the author of ‘North-End Pride, The Story of Lanphier High School Its People and Community’ Ken Mitchell about his latest book about the North-end and Lanphier High School.

Weekend Newswatch

It’s National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day

Joey talks with Ben Silver with the President Abraham Lincoln Doubletree Hotel, where they are giving out FREE chocolate chip cookies all day.

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We are getting more information on the Amtrak crash engineer

A safety system to stop speeding trains had been installed on the southbound side of the tracks, but not on the northbound side . . . the side on which the Amtrak train in Philadelphia that derailed earlier this week was on.

Morning Newswatch

Ward 4 Alderman John Fulgenzi

Joey talks with newly elected Ward 4 Alderman John Fulgenzi about mayoral appointments, Hunter Lake, and the possible CWLP veto override.

Weekend Newswatch

Paul Palazzolo on his move from County Auditor to Circuit Clerk

Joey talks with Paul Palazzolo about his move from the Sangamon county Auditor to the position of Sangamon County Circuit Clerk which takes effect at the end of the week.

Recent Headlines

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CWLP Not Concerned About Supreme Court EPA Ruling

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The Supreme Court decision striking down the EPA's regulations on toxic air emissions from power plants doesn't effect City Water Light and Power too much.

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Rauner Vetoes Portions of Transportation Budget

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Gov. Bruce Rauner sliced some chunks off the state construction budget before signin

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Dems Propose One Month State Budget

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The state greets the new fiscal year with no budget, but there are alternatives.

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Ill. Route 97 Reopened at Koke Mill, Moore Rd. Following Accident

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Police so far haven't said what caused the crash, nor have they said if there are any injuries.

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Man Dead After Motorcycle Crash

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A Springfield man is dead after an early morning motorcycle crash.