Podcasts: Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch Podcasts

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District 186’s WIndfall from Illinois’ Education Budget

Springfield school board president Mike Zimmers talks about what’s in the offing for District 186 with the extra money heading to K-12 education.

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A look at parking in downtown Springfield

Joey talks downtown parking with Steve Meyers with the Downtown Springfield Inc. Parking and Traffic Safety Council.

Weekend Newswatch

Capital Township’s Workfare Program

Joey talks with the General Assistance Administrator at Capital Township, Kathe Pierce about the Workfare Program and applications being taken today.

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Another guard arrest in connection with the N.Y. prison break

A second prison guard has now been charged in connection with helping two killers escape from a maximum security prison in New York.

Morning Newswatch

Mike Flynn (R) Candidate for the 18th district congressional seat

Joey has a conversation with Mike Flynn who is a candidate for the 18th congressional district in the special election.

Weekend Newswatch

Americans continue to put on the weight

Joey talks with Registered Dietitian Sara Lopinski with the SIU School of Medicine about a new study that shows the number of Americans who are obese now outweigh the number who are simply overweight.

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Taking action on the confederate flag

An initiative to remove the confederate flag from the South Carolina statehouse grounds is gathering momentum elsewhere.

Morning Newswatch

Springfield Mayor Jim Langfelder on police chief interviews

Joey talks with Springfield Mayor Jim Langfelder about the next round of interviews for Springfield police chief.

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Donald Rients (R) — 18th District Congressional candidate

Joey talks with Donald Rients show is seeking the 18th Congressional District seat vacated by Aaron Schock.

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Professor Dr. Kent Redfield on Jesse Jackson Jr.

Alex Degman talks with University of Illinois Springfield political science professor Dr. Kent Redfield about Jesse Jackson Jr. and corruption sin Illinois politics.

Recent Headlines

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Cab Driver Charged with Endangerment After Mt. Vernon Teen Leaves Camp

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A 13-year-old girl went missing after being dropped at an overnight church summer camp.

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New Attorneys for Man Accused of Killing Quincy 7th Grader

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The Adams County public defender's office cited a conflict of interest.

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Illinois River Hits Record Flood Stage at Meredosia

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The river surpassed its 1943 record of 28.7 feet on Wednesday.

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Danville Condemns Dick Van Dyke’s Childhood Home

Professional Dancers Society's 28th Annual Gypsy Award Luncheon at The Beverly Hilton Hotel - Arrivals

Featuring: Dick Van Dyke
Where: Los Angeles, California, United States
When: 29 Mar 2015
Credit: WENN.com

The childhood home of actor Dick Van Dyke could be torn down after Danville condemned it.

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Unions Seek Full Pay Despite Lack of State Budget

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Unions representing Illinois state employees have filed a lawsuit demanding they will be paid in full and on time.