Podcasts: Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch Podcasts

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Teacher Tenure

Joey talks with University of Illinois Springfield Associate Professor of Educational Leadership, Bill Phillips about how the California Decision might affect teachers in Illinois

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Illinois Bears

Illinois Department of Natural Resources Director Marc Miller joins Joey to talk about bears in Illinois.

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Iraq

The situation in Iraq is deteriorating quickly. How will the United State react?

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The Economy

The economy is slowly improving, but when will wage growth be strong enough to signal that labor market is back to normal?

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Springfield Muni

The Springfield Muni season opens this Friday night with “The Sound of Music” for a three weekend run.

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Eric Cantor Will Leave Leadership

Virginia congressman Eric Cantor, the number two house republican will surrender his post as majority leader at the end of July following his surprise primary defeat.

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Secretary of Defense Grilled at the House

In his first public appearance since the swap of Taliban for Bowe Bergdahl, Defense Secretary spent three hours being grilled by the house armed services committee yesterday.

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Sangamon County SMART

Sangamon County Board Member Andy Goleman joins Joey to talk about the future of the county SMART transit system.

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Springfield City Council

Springfield Ward 1 Alderman Frank Edwards joins Joey to discuss the city council’s committee of the whole meeting last night.

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Stress Management

Anne Godman from springfieldhealthcheck.org joins Joey to talk about a stress management event coming up Wednesday.

Recent Headlines

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Polls Show Narrowing Guv Race

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One poll has Quinn leading

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Illinois Farm Deaths Are on the Rise

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Drought credited with previous year's low

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CWLP Mulls $12 Monthly Increase for Residential Electric Customers

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Customer charges would go up, but electricity rates would go down in 2015.

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Southeast Student Faces Weapons Charges as Juvenile

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A student accused of bringing an unloaded gun to school on Friday has been charged as a juvenile.

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Competing Springfield Outlet Mall Proprietors Join Forces

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Two competing interests both looking to build outlet malls have reportedly joined forces.