Podcasts: Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch Podcasts

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More snow hits Boston and same sex marriage in Alabama

It’s hard to imagine Boston getting more snow…but it has. it is the third significant storm in the past three weeks…and the latest on the same sex marriage in Alabama.

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Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner on ‘Right to Work Zones’ and more

Governor Bruce Rauner joined Joey to discuss last weeks State of the State Address, ‘Right to Work Zones’ and living in Springfield.

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The Kidzeum is another step closer to becoming a reality

Joey talks with Kidzeum of Health and Science board president Rachael Thomson about the latest on getting the kids museum built.

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More snow on the way for Boston

Mother nature seems to have it out for New England this winter.

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Illinois News Broadcasters Association on Brain Williams

Now that Brian Williams has become a meme, Joey talks with H. Wayne Wilson, Past President and on the Resource Manager of the Illinois News Broadcasters Association abut the impact on the profession.

Weekend Newswatch

It’s time to get your taxes ready!

It’s that time of year when you should have all the documents you need to get your taxes done. Joey talks with Wayne Richie, head of account processing with the Illinois Department of Revenue about it.

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New York City commuter train investigation and the latest on Ukraine

Investigators are still trying to figure out why a New York woman pulled her Mercedes SUV forward past railroad crossing gates before being slammed by a commuter train this week sparking a deadly wreck.

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Representative Elaine Nekritz on the State of the State address

Joey gets the thoughts of Elaine Nekritz on Governor Rauner’s State of the State address.

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The investigation continues on the NYC commuter train crash

Federal investigators are examining the remains of a burned out commuter train that collided with an SUV in a northern suburb of New York City Tuesday.

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Ask the Mayor segment 1

Joey talks with Springfield Mayor Mike Houston on city issues like more allocated for city employee health care, the recent shootings in the city, the Springfield Beach House and young people getting interested in city issues.

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.