Podcasts: Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch Podcasts

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Alderman Edwards on Gambling Parlors

Ward 1 Alderman Frank Edwards talks with Joey about the gaming ordinance that moved forward at the city council meeting last night.

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IEMA Director Monken

As storms rake the plains and south this week, IEMA Director Jonathon Monken joins me to talk with severe weather preparedness.

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Alderman Cahnman on the City Council

Ward 5 Alderman Sam Cahnman joins Joey to discuss the opportunity to voice your opinion on the cities ward mapping tonight at the city council meeting, and on the cities gambling proposal which he things is illegal.

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Donald Sterling

Steve Futterman from CBS Radio News joins Joey to discuss the latest possible actions the NBA will take against Donald Sterling, owner of the L.A. Clippers.

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Park Distric Budget

Springfield Park District Executive Director Derek Harms joins Joey to discuss the recently approved park district budget.

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Les Misérables in Concert

The Les Mis cast from the Muni last year is reuniting for a concert version of the show. It happens this weekend at the Hoogland. Joey talks with Jack McLaughlin (Joey’s son & Gavroche) and Gus Gordon (Thenardier) about the show.

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The State Dems Elect Madigan to Lead… But Not Unanimously

WTAX’s Dave Dahl and Alex Degman chat about the state central committee’s not-unanimous decision to appoint Speaker Madigan to lead the party.

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It’s Time to Preview the Illinois State Fair

Pam McFarland from the Illinois Department of Agriculture and the Illinois State Fair joins WTAX’s Alex Degman to talk about what’s new this year, what the theme is and who’s coming to the Grandstand.

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Kids College & community Education at LLCC

Joey talks with Jessica Ingold and Jim Grimes with Lincoln Land Community College about upcoming community education classes and summer activities with Kids College.

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V.P. Biden in the Ukraine

Joey talks with Mike Lyons of CBS News on Vice President Joe Biden’s visit with officials in Kiev.

Recent Headlines

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Quinn v Rauner on Minimum Wage

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Both candidates for governor say they support raising the state’s minimum wage—but under different circumstances

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Durbin Says President Should Take Unilateral Action on Immigration Reform

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Durbin is encouraging the president to unilaterally deal with issues surrounding the unaccompanied children coming to the U.S. border

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State Will Stop Charging Retirees Premiums

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Local ruling is in line with state Supreme Court

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Flooding Thursday

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Some power is still out, says CWLP