Podcasts: Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch Podcasts

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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.

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IDPH Director Dr. LaMar Hasbrouck on MERS

Dr. LaMar Hasbrouck, Director of the Illinois Department of Public Health talks with Joey about the MERS virus.

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Art of Illinois Wine Festival

Megan Pressnall from the Illinois Grape Growers and Vintners Association joins Joey to discuss the Art of Illinois Wine Festival this weekend in downtown Springfield.

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Old Capitol Farmers Market

Ann Frescura from Downtown Springfield Inc. visits with Joey on the opening day of the Old Capitol Farmers Market on Wednesday.

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Dee Dee Duffy – Educator of the Year

Joey visits with Dee Dee Duffy, recipient of the the Horace Mann Educator of the Year award.

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Adam Lopez on 186 School Board

Joey Talks with Adam Lopez, district 186 School Board Member on schedule changes and school funding.

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Jeff Vose Sangamon County Supt. of Schools

Jeff Vose, Sangamon County Regional Superintendent of Schools joins Joey to talk about school funding and Common Core.

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This Week at the Statehouse

Dave Dahl and Joey discuss this weeks happenings at the Illinois Statehouse.

Recent Headlines

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Illinois Ranked at the Top for School Emergency Plans

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Illinois is the nation’s most improved state when it comes to establishing emergency plans for children

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Prisons and Power

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A spokesman for AFSCME says power failures highlight a lack of necessary funding

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Quinn and Rauner Agree: Don’t Raise the Gas Tax

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Other ways to build and maintain roads, they say

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Accident Leaves State Trooper Injured

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Cause of crash under investigation