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Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch

“Footloose” at Theater in the Park

Theater in the Park (TIP) Executive Director Kari Catton and Matt Woodson who plays Ren join Joey to talk about the next show at TIP “Footloose” Which opens Friday.

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Iraq and the ACA

The latest position from the Obama administration says it’s time for a leadership change in Iraq. The latest on that and the Affordable Care Act.

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Springfield City Council

Springfield Ward 8 Alderman Kris Theilen talks with Joey about Tuesday’s city council meeting.

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Amazon Phone

Joey talks with CNET Executive Editor David Carnoy in New York on the Amazon announcement on a new Amazon phone.

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Iraq & Benghazi

Part of Iraq’s main oil refinery are in flames today and government forces are fighting to repel those taken control of that facility, and the latest on the Libyan embassy attack suspect.

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Presidential Approval Ratings

A new Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll shows President Obama’s job approval rating at 41%, and republicans doing worse than the president.

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Lincoln Funeral Reenactment

Katie Spindell, chair of the board of directors of the 2015 Lincoln Funeral Coalition talks with Joey about how the plans are going for the events next year.

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Medicaid Cut Restoration

Governor Quinn restored some cuts made to Medicaid in 2012 yesterday. Joey talks with the sponsor of that bill, Rep. Greg Harris.

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Bowe Bergdahl

Bowe Bergdahl is still acclimating to life back in the U.S. Many have been waiting for this.

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ISIS Advance

Countries across the Middle East are watching as ISIS sinks it’s teeth into Iraq and Syria.

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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.