Podcasts: Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch Podcasts

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The Veterans Administration

An internal audit released yesterday showed that 60 thousand veterans are waiting to get an appointment at the department of veterans afffairs

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Las Vegas Shootings

In the wake of the Las Vegas shooting, the Justice Department is looking into possible domestic anti-government extremists.

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Purple Heart Memorial

P.J. Staab and veteran Tom Quigley talk with Joye about a couple of fundraising opportunities for the proposed Purple Heart Memorial at Oak Ridge Cemetery.

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City Council

Former corporation counsel to the city of Springfield, Mark Cullen joins Joye to talk about the Carpenter St. overpass, the NAPA contract and the Inspector General position.

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Vegas Shooting

Disturbing violence in broad daylight in Las Vegas, the attack in Karachi Pakistan and the latest on General Motors from Gordon Deal.

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Is Your Teen Working this Summer?

Just because your teenager doesn’t have a job this summer, doesn’t mean they can’t earn a few bucks.

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Chef Curtis Aikens

The Food Networks Chef Curtis Aikens joins joey to discuss his appearance in Springfield next week.

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Sangamon Auditorium Season

Sangamon Auditorium announced it’s new season this week. Director of the auditorium Bob Vaughn stopped by to talk about it some challenging shows this season.

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Dog Park

The Washington Park Dog Park group is looking at a new location and working with the Franklin Park Neighborhood Association.Karen Hoelzer talks about the changes with Joey.

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Mike Lyons of CBS on Sgt. Bergdahl

Mike Lyons with CBS Radio News talks with joey on the latest with Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, the U.S. soldier that was swapped for Taliban detainees.

Recent Headlines

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Illinois DNR to Use Grant On Recreation

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The Illinois Department of Natural Resources has announced it will receive more than $1.7 million to expand the Illinois Recreational Access Program.

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Quinn Signs Legislation Requiring Transit Review

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Pat Quinn has signed a mass transit reform law intended to make the operations of transit agencies serving metropolitan Chicago more transparent and accountable.

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GOP Says It Has Fixes for ACA, Dems Skeptical

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Mark Kirk is for repeal; Dick Durbin says no repeal but he'll work with the GOP on fixes.

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IDOT Under Fire Again for Hiring Practices

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Illinois Executive Inspector General's office says workers hired under title but given other duties to avoid hiring rules. Also asserts Governor Quinn was not involved.

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Greens Off, Libertarians On November’s Ballot

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Green Party vows to fight decision