Podcasts: Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch Podcasts

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The ACA and Small Business

Many small businesses won a reprieve on providing health insurance under the affordable care act until 2015 or beyond.

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New Lung Treatment

There could be good news on the horizon for those suffering from COPD.

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Voter Discontent

For all the measures showing that, as voters we want fresh faces, the primary election season so far for leaving…

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The Springfield Mile

Rider Jared Mees joins Joey to talk about the AMA races at the Springfield Mile this weekend.

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Swimming Pool Electrical Safety

With swimming pools opening up this holiday weekend, and in light of this video of children being shocked in a pool (WARNING – SOME MIGHT FIND THIS VIDEO DISTURBING – http://miami.cbslocal.com/2014/05/21/video-shows-kids-shocked-in-hialeah-pool). Joey talks with Molly Hall at SafeElectricity.Org about what to do in a similar situation.

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Captiol Roundup

Dave Dahl from the Morning Newswatch talks with Joey about the latest happenings at a busy statehouse with and capitol roundup.

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Drones and Surveillance

Top military officials are pressing for permission to publicly defend American drone strikes against criticism in the U.S. and abroad. Gordon Deal with the Wall Street Journal this Morning has the story.

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Mayoral Candidate Paul Palazzolo

Joey talks with Springfield mayoral candidate Paul Palazzolo on the issues some have with the new Springfield ward map and the NAPA contract.

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National Mustang Show this Weekend

Carroll Sutton, President of the Central Illinois Mustangers talks with Joey about the Prairieland Roundup, the Mustang Club of America (MCA) 2014 National Mustang Show this weekend at the Crowne Plaza Convention Center.

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President Obama on the VA Crisis

Gordon Deal with the Wall Street Journal this Morning has analysis of the Presidents news conference yesterday on the Department of Veterans Affairs.

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Medical Marijuana Applications Posted for Business

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Applications for medical marijuana begins September 2 for patients, September 8 for dispensaries.

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Illinois Museum to Display 1916 Military Equipment

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Military equipment from 1916 to be on display starting September 6.

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Reaction to IDNR’s Long-Awaited Fracking Rules Proposal

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One expert laments the length of time it took DNR to write the rules, which he says are too restrictive. Meanwhile, another expert says she'll have to see what the rules are before she calls them restrictive.

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Vallas Says Rauner’s Budget Plan Will Take $$ From Education

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.

Quinn campaign says Rauner plan will cost education $4 billion.