Podcasts: Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch

Israel & Hamas

Joey talks with Robert Berger with CBS Radio News from Jerusalem on the escalation of tensions between Israel and Hamas.

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Unaccompanied Minors

The white house says most Unaccompanied minor flooding into the United States from Central America will not be allowed to stay, and more technical problems for the Affordable Care Act.

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Veterans Administration

The next secretary of the Veterans Affairs Administration, Robert McDonald will face well known problems of mismanagement at VA hospitals, and long waits for Dr. appointments, but he will also be faced with another frustrating issue….the processing of disability claims.

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East Side Farmers Market

Joey talks with Mary Rogers and Wendy White-Mitter about the new East Side Farmers Market and cooking classes.

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Former Staffer on Alan Dixon

Thom Serafin founder and CEO of Serafin & Associates, Inc. who was a member of Senator Dixon’s staff talks with Joey about the late Senator Alan Dixon.

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Dave Dahl & Sen. Dixon

Sen. Alan Dixon Passed away over this weekend. Dave Dahl talked to him last year when he was in town for a book signing.

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TSA & Ukraine

Ukraine looks to be preparing for a final showdown with pro-Russian rebels…and heads up if your are preparing to travel overseas in the upcoming weeks. Passengers boarding flights headed to the u.s. may be asked to turn on electronics devices including cell phones

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Boston Marathon Trial

The first criminal trial connected to the Boston Marathon bombing is set to get underway today with opening statements expected in the case of a former college student accused of taking evidence from the alleged bombers dorm room.

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The Bel Aire

Joey talks with WTAXs Kirk Farah about those living at the Bel Aire Motel.

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New Autism Research

Researchers thought autism was more common among white children in the U.S. than other groups, but new research says the mothers place of birth may play a big role.

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Downtown Springfield Buildings Eye TIF Money

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The iconic Myers building in downtown Springfield needs some facade work.

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Springfield Parks to Try Smoke-Free Zones

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Smoke-free zones at Springfield Parks being established

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Lanphier Student Arrested; Brought Loaded Gun to School

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Springfield Police say a 16 year old Lanphier High School student is in custody after he brought a loaded gun to school.

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New Protections for Pregnant Women in Illinois

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Expectant mothers in Illinois will have some new protections at work.

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Quinn: Agencies Must Follow Hiring Rules

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Gov. Pat Quinn says it was up to his transportation secretary to follow employment rules even when hiring candidates the governor's office favored.