Podcasts: Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch Podcasts

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Bye-bye Fred Puglia!

Out going director of the Springfield Convention and Visitors Bureau Fred Puglia stops by on his last day to visit with Joey on the Morning News Watch

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Allegations agains Father Robert DeGrand are credible

Alex Degman talks with Kathy Sass, spokesperson for the Springfield Diocese about the Diocesan Review Boards findings.

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Did “Bridgegate” hurt Governor Christie?

Professor emeritus at the University of Illinois Springfield, Dr. Kent Redfield, joins Joey to talk about how Governor Chris Christie is handling the traffic gridlock scandal.

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Flips and flops with gubernatorial candidates on the minimum wage

Joey McLaughlin talks with John Gregory of the Illinois Radio Network about what the republican candidates for governor are saying about the minimum wage.

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Springfield Clinic celebrates 75 years by giving back.

Mark Kuhn and Patty Kuhn talk with Joey about how Springfield Clinic is celebrating it’s 75th anniversary by giving back to the community with GIVE75

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U.S. Senate candidate Doug Truax

Joey talks with Doug Truax who faces Jim Oberweis in the primary to see who will run against long time senator Senator Dick Durbin.

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Even without a Polar Vortex, winter can be dangerous!

Joey talks with Illinois Department of Health Director LaMar Hasbrouk about frostbite and hypothermia.

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Why isn’t Jennifer Gill the new District 186 superintendent yet?

Joey Talks with District 186 Superintendent designee about why things were not finalized last night at the school board meeting.

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What does the Governor’s disaster declaration mean?

Joey McLaughlin talks with Illinois Emergency Agency Director Jonathan Monken about Governor Quinn declaring the state a disaster area.

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Don’t let the cold freeze your pipes

Gary Hurley from City, Water, Light and Power joins Joey to talk about frozen pipes, and how to avoid them.

Recent Headlines

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Illinois Governor Grants 43 Clemency Requests

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CHICAGO (AP) — Gov. Pat Quinn has taken action on about 100 clemency petitions, granting 43 and denying 65. Quinn…

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Illinois Obtains No Child Left Behind Waiver

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Illinois has obtained a waiver from some parts of federal No Child Left Behind education law.

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Illinois Medicaid Overpayments Discovered

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CHICAGO (AP) — An internal state government memo says auditors have found the Illinois Medicaid program has paid an estimated…

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Multiple Accidents on Dirksen Injure Seven, Two Critically

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Two accidents on Dirksen Pkwy. injured seven people, and they were related.

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Public Comments Invited on Rules for Medical Pot

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The proposed rules for medical marijuana are now available for public comment