Podcasts: Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch Podcasts

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Caitol Roundup

Dave Dahl joins Joey to discuss the happenings on a busy week at the Illinois State Capitol.

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Wildfires & Turkey Mine Explosion

Gordon Deal with the Wall Street Journal This Morning get’s you caught up on the California wildfires and the latest on that mine explosion in Turkey.

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Pension Reform on Hold!

AFSCME Council 31 executive director Henry Bayer joins Joey to talk about a Sangamon County judges order halting the pension reform in the state.

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Bill gives yet another chance for DUI offenders

Joey discusses a bill that would give those with four DIU offenses another chance a getting behind the wheel with the bills sponsor Representative Elaine Nekritz.

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Alderman Frank Edwards on the NAPA contract

Joey talks with Ward 1 Alderman Frank Edwards on the situation surrounding the NAPA contract and the city garage consolidation.

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IDPH Director Dr. LaMar Hasbrouck on MERS

Dr. LaMar Hasbrouck, Director of the Illinois Department of Public Health talks with Joey about the MERS virus.

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Art of Illinois Wine Festival

Megan Pressnall from the Illinois Grape Growers and Vintners Association joins Joey to discuss the Art of Illinois Wine Festival this weekend in downtown Springfield.

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Old Capitol Farmers Market

Ann Frescura from Downtown Springfield Inc. visits with Joey on the opening day of the Old Capitol Farmers Market on Wednesday.

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Dee Dee Duffy – Educator of the Year

Joey visits with Dee Dee Duffy, recipient of the the Horace Mann Educator of the Year award.

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Adam Lopez on 186 School Board

Joey Talks with Adam Lopez, district 186 School Board Member on schedule changes and school funding.

Recent Headlines

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Police, Secretary of State Disable IED in Downtown Springfield

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Springfield Police say an IED found in downtown Springfield Monday night was "rendered safe."

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Beer Tickets Land State Fair Manager in Hot Water

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Bliefnick hasn't responded for comment

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On-Line Learning Could Get a Boost

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Maintaining common standards in online college coursework is the goal of a new state law

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Illinois Coal a Hot Commodity Worldwide

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Illinois coal exports have risen sharply in recent years, even as its high sulfur content limits its demand in the U.S.

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Downtown Taylorville Building Partially Collapses

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A downtown Taylorville business is closed after part of its building collapsed over the weekend.