Podcasts: Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Mike Houston

Ask the Mayor segment 1

Joey talks and takes calls with Springfield Mayor Mike Houston in the Morning Newswatch monthly feature, ‘Ask the Mayor.’

Mike Houston

Ask the Mayor segment 2

Joey talks and takes calls with Springfield Mayor Mike Houston in the Morning Newswatch monthly feature, ‘Ask the Mayor.’

Mike Houston

Ask the Mayor segment 3

Joey talks and takes calls with Springfield Mayor Mike Houston in the Morning Newswatch monthly feature, ‘Ask the Mayor.’

Mike Houston

Ask the Mayor Segment 4

Joey talks and takes calls with Springfield Mayor Mike Houston in the Morning Newswatch monthly feature, ‘Ask the Mayor.’

Morning Newswatch

Aldermen Cory Jobe on the city council meeting

Joey talks with Ward 6 Alderman Cory Jobe about last night’s city council meeting, snow removal issues and mayoral executive orders.

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District 186 Board President Mike Zimmers on school board meeting

Joey talks with Springfield School Board President Mike Zimmers on funding options for the district of the state doesn’t come through with scheduled payments.

Weekend Newswatch

Keeping an eye on Congressman Aaron Shock’s spending

Joey talks with Political Scientist John Jackson with Paul Simon Public Policy Institute on the latest revelations about Congressman Aaron Shock’s spending.

Morning Newswatch

The Springfield Muni auditions are coming up

Joey talks with Michelle Eccles a member of the Board of Managers with the Springfield Muni about the upcoming auditions. If you need more information go to themuni.org.

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Benjamin Netanyahu’s address to a joint session of Congress

Ahead of a key speech today before a joint session of congress by Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu, American and Israeli leaders exchange what’s described as rhetorical embraces.

Morning Newswatch

The choice of party leaders for the 87th is Tim Butler

Joey talks with Tim Butler, who was chosen over the weekend as the replacement to fill former state Rep. Rich Brauer’s vacant seat.

Recent Headlines

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New Illinois Schools Chief Says Funding Fix Could Take Years

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Smith also says charter schools should be part of the mix.

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Debate in General Assembly over Civics Class Requirement

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Bill also passed to use e-learning in Illinois schools during inclement weather.

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Autism Programs Hopeful Lawmakers Will Come to Their Rescue

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Providers say some programs may not survive if funding is not restored.

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DeWitt Co. Settlement OK’d in Dispute to Put Toxic Waste Over Aquifer

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DeWitt county has approved a settlement with a landfill company.

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Kankakee Co. Sheriff Describes Security Lapses that led to Inmate Escape

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Sheriff Tim Bukowski says investigators found no inmate count had been done.