Podcasts: Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch Podcasts

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Is Your Boat Dock Safe?

Molly Hall, Executive Director of SafeElectricity.Org Talks with Joey about making sure boats and docks are ready for the season, and how to avoid electric shock drowning.

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Are you Gluten Free?

Gluten free food is almost everywhere. Joey talks with Registered Dietician Sarah Lopinski about Celiac Disease.

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Another Massive Media Merger

Another media merger is on the horizon. Get the latest on that and the California wildfires with Gordon Deal with the Wall Street Journal this Morning.

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South Korean Ferry Disaster

The president of South Korea says she is accepting responsibility for her governments poor handling of last months ferry disaster which let more than 300 people dead or missing.

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Rep. Brauer on the Budget

Representative Brauer joins Joey to discuss the passing of numerous spending bills at the Capitol Thursday.

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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.

Recent Headlines

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Aldermen Want Public Input on Medical Marijuana Zoning Rules

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The public will likely get a chance to weigh in on potential zoning changes as medical marijuana rules take effect.

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Rauner: Fight Over Term Limits is Not Over

Illinois Republican gubernatorial candidate businessman Bruce Rauner participates in a Republican gubernatorial candidate debate Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014, in Springfield, Ill. The four Republican gubernatorial candidates said that they’ll be willing to work with unions if elected but differed on how to approach the relationship during a downstate debate that largely focused on pension reform, taxes and just briefly on personal issues that have dogged some of the candidates.

Rauner is publicly calling upon Illinois' appellate and Supreme Courts to approve a term limit referendum

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Some Lawmakers Hopeful School Funding Bill Sees the Light of Day This Fall

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Proposal would base funding on need, not student population

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Possibly Armed Man Smashes Bus Window, Runs into West Side Hotel

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Springfield Police are investigating what they say was an "agitated man" on an SMTD bus.

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Illinois Confirms First Human West Nile Case

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The state has its first human case of West Nile virus of the year.