Podcasts: Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch

School Board member Adam Lopez on his run for Congress

Joey talks with Adam Lopez who has announce he wants to become the Democratic nominee in the upcoming special election to fill the seat vacated by former Congressman Aaron Schock.

Weekend Newswatch

What will happen to The Autism Program (TAP)?

Joey talks with Mark Schmidt spokesperson for The Autism Program (TAP) about what will happen to the families served by the program now that Governor Rauner has suspended fundeing for the rest of this fiscal year and plans to eliminate $4.3 million dollars for TAP for next year.

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The next step in the Boston Marathon bombing trial

A guilty verdict has been returned on all 30 counts in the Boston Marathon bombing trial.

Morning Newswatch

Jim Langfelder on his win for Mayor of Springfield

Joey talks with the newly elected Mayor of Springfield Jim Langfelder about his win.

Weekend Newswatch

Ralph Hanauer on his election win

Ralph Hanauer defeated Phil Chiles in ward 10 last night. Joey along with Ben Yount from Illinois Watchdog, and Ray Lytle from afternoons here on WTAX talked about his win on election night.

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Chuck Redpath on last night’s election

Chuck Redpath joined Joey McLaughlin, Ray Lytle and Ben Yount from Illinois Watchdog after his win and election to the City Council.

Sangamon County Clerk Don Gray on election day

Joey chats with Sangamon County Clerk about any issues voters might have, and how to remedy them on this election day.

Morning Newswatch

School Superintendent Jennifer Gill on the 186 board meeting

Joey talks with School Superintendent Jennifer Gill on the 186 board meeting and school funding.

Weekend Newswatch

Lactation consultant talks about buying breast milk online

A new study shows that breast milk bought online could be tainted. Joey talks with Dietition and certified lactation consultant Melissa Nicol with the SIU School of Medicine about it.

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The Iranian framework agreement

There is new pressure on Western powers for specific details about the framework agreement to contain Iran’s nuclear ambitions.

Recent Headlines

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Phillips 66: 25K Gallons of Diesel Fuel Leaks into Waterway

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Leak discovered Friday morning near Wood River Refinery.

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Department of Transportation to Implement New Rules for Tanker Cars

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Trains will be required to move through urban areas at a slower pace when carrying flammable liquids.

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Independent Record Stores Celebrate Record Store Day Today

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Several labels will have special releases to celebrate today.

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Funeral for Cardinal George Set for Thursday

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Cardinal George died Friday at the age of 78.

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Winslow Still Wants Body Cameras for SPD

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Winslow says he wants to use body cameras as a means to protect officers on every call, every time.