Podcasts: Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch

186 Board President Mike Zimmers talks school security

Joey talks with District 186 School Board President Mike Zimmers about police officers in Springfield’s high schools.

Weekend Newswatch

Gluten free Girl Scout cookies are new this year

Joey talks with Pam Kovacevich, the CEO Girl Scouts of Central Illinois about our area being a test market for gluten free Girl Scout cookies this year.

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NY mayor and police still at odds

The back and forth continues between new york city police and mayor Bill de Blasio, who continued to fan the flames yesterday by saying he was disappointed that come cops turned their backs on him during the funeral of a murdered police officer on Sunday.

Morning Newswatch

The flu in Central Illinois

Joey talks with Dr. Nicole Florence is a physician with Memorial Physician Services at Koke Mill about the flu in Springfield.

Weekend Newswatch

Boston Marathon trial set to begin

The trial of accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, is set to begin today in Boston with jury selection.

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Tensions running high in NY between mayor and police

Tensions are still running high between the new york police department and the mayor of the city, as the second of two recently murdered police officers was laid to rest yesterday.

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Keeping that resolution you made for the new year

Joey talks with Cynthia Fedor is a behavioral health consultant with Mental Health Centers of Central Illinois, an affiliate of Memorial Health System about keeping your resolutions for the new year.

Mario Cuomo – dead at 82

Former New York governor Mario Cuomo has died, he served three terms as the states top executive, and was considered a national leader of the democratic party in the 80’s. He passed away from heart failure yesterday at his home in Manhattan…he was 82.

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Security outlook for 2015

With 2015 upon us, here is what’s expected following the end of formal combat in Afghanistan, and what is ahead for the U.S. on the national security front.

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It’s Time for Something New

Hey, responsible budgeting could happen! Right? Right…?

Recent Headlines

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DeWitt Co. Settlement OK’d in Dispute to Put Toxic Waste Over Aquifer

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DeWitt county has approved a settlement with a landfill company.

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Kankakee Co. Sheriff Describes Security Lapses that led to Inmate Escape

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Sheriff Tim Bukowski says investigators found no inmate count had been done.

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House Approves Springfield High Speed Rail Oversight Act

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An attempt to make sure fair hiring practices are implemented on Springfield's high speed rail 10th street consolidation project is moving forward.

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Rauner Admin. Plans $106 Million in Medicaid Cuts

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Cuts to Medicaid will make up about one-third of the $300 million in spending reductions by Gov. Bruce Rauner's office

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Butler: Future of $26M in Social Service Funding Unknown

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State Representative Tim Butler says who knows if that $26 million Governor Bruce Rauner is holding from a number of state social service programs will be restored or not.