Podcasts: Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch Podcasts

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A look at the Springfield city budget

Joey McLaughlin talks with the director of the Office of Budget and Management for the city of Springfield on the cities new budget.

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Credit card and identity theft.

Scott Mulford of the Illinois Attorney General’s office joins Joey McLaughlin to talk about identity theft.

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The new Illinois pot law

Joey McLaughlin talks with Chris Lindsey from the Marijuana Policy Project on the new Illinois medicinal marijuana law.

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Are you a procrastinator?

Joey talks Tisha Bayless, an adult outpatient therapist with Mental Health Centers of Central Illinois, an affiliate of Memorial Health System on procrastination.

Rodney Davis checks in before heading back to D.C.

Joey McLaughlin talks with Rep. Rodney Davis on the latest on Obama Care and expired tax exemptions.

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First Night Springfield

Joey Talks with the Springfield Arts Council’s Craig Williams about First Night Springfield.

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Make plans now NOT to drink and drive.

Joey talks with Shannon Alderman of the Illinois Department of Transportation about drinking and driving on New Year’s Eve

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Are resoultions more trouble than they are worth?

Joey McLaughlin talks with Beverly Flaxington of thehumanbehaviorcoach.com about how to make your resolution for the new year work.

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Put that phone down while you are behind the wheel!

Joey McLaughlin talks with Sheriff Neil Williamson on the new distracted driving law for the new year, and the department’s new FaceBook page.

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Worker Comp Claims to Get Closer Scrutiny

The Houston administration hopes to be able to more closely monitor worker comp claims next year

Recent Headlines

yesterday in Local

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…

yesterday in Local

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.

yesterday in Local

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…

Friday in Local

Multiple Accidents on Dirksen Injure Seven, Two Critically

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

Friday in Local

Public Comments Invited on Rules for Medical Pot

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