Podcasts: Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch Podcasts

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Sen. Andy Manar on School Funding

State Senator Andy Manar joins Joey to talk about the school funding bill that made it through committee yesterday.

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Murrysville Stabbing

Joey talks with KDKA Radio Reporter Bill Rehkopf from the scene of the knife attack at Franklin Regional High School.

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Jungle Book

Alex Remolina who plays Mowgli, Dan Denny who plays Shere Khan and directors Gil and Ann Opferman join Joey to talk about Jungle Book this weekend at the Hoogland.

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Springfield Alderman Edwards on City Council

Ward 1 Alderman Frank Edwards joins Joey to discuss Tuesday Night’s city council meeting and the NAPA contract.

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First Show Booked for BOS Plaza

General Manager of the Prairie Capital Convention Center Brian Oaks joins Joey to talk about the first concert booked for the new outdoor venue, BOS Plaza.

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Windows XP Support is Gone

Clayton Bellot with UIS Information Technology Services joins Joey to talk about concerns we should have about Microsoft dropping support for Windows XP. 95% ATMs use XP.

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Springfield Mayoral Candidate Paul Palazzolo

Paul Palazzolo has announced his run for Mayor of Springfield. He joins Joey to discuss what he can bring to the office.

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A Schedule Change for District 186 Students on the Way?

District 186 School Board Vice President Adam Lopez joins Joey to discuss the latest board meeting which included a proposal for students to start one hour earlier, one day a week.

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The Latest on Flight 370

Shannon Van Sant from CBS Radio News talks with Joey Live from Beijing on the pings that were picked up over the weekend that could be from Flight 370.

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6th Street Traffic Could Get Better…Someday!

Joey talks with Roger Driskell, Deputy Director of Highways with the Illinois Department of Transportation on the public meeting last night on changes for 6th street coming into Springfield.

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Police Investigate Southtown Shooting; Accident at Dirksen & South Grand

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Springfield Police are investigating a couple of east side incidents they say might be related.

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Bel-Aire Motel a “Chronic Nuisance?” Not Necessarily.

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Slapping the Bel-Aire Motel with "chronic nuisance" violations could be easier said than done.

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Bomb Squad Investigation into Springfield IED Begins

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The Secretary of State Police Bomb Squad has a daunting task on its hands -- gather information about a pipe bomb it nearly destroyed to prevent it from exploding.

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Standoff Near Pana Injures Police Officer; Kills Gunman

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Several law enforcement agencies responded to what was a standoff near Pana in rural Christian County.

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IPI: Illinois Pension Funding = Problematic

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The right-leaning “free market” advocacy group Illinois Policy Institute says new standards from GASB – the Government Accounting Standards Board – magnify the problem.