Podcasts: Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch Podcasts

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State Senator Andy Manar on Fairgrounds Repair

Joey McLaughlin talks with State Senator Andy Manar about legislation to use private funds to improve the Illinois State Fairgrounds.

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Meet the New Henson Robinson Zoo Director

The Springfield Park District made Jackie Peeler, the permanent director of the Henson Robinson Zoo. She Chats with Joey about the future of the zoo.

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Bob Murray Scholarship

Illinois News Broadcasters Association President Sue Stevens visit with Joey McLaughlin about the Bob Murray Scholarship the organization will be awarding this spring.

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The Oscars

Joey visits with Bob Straus from CBS Radio News about last nights Oscars.

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Food is Getting New Labels

New nutrition labels will soon start showing up on our food. Registered Dietitian Colleen Stauffer talks with Joey about what we can expect to see – and why they labels are changing.

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What’s up with Bitcoin?

Bitcoin has been in the news lately. Dr. Vickie Cook Director of Center for Online Learning, Research and Services at UIS joins Joey to talk about Bitcoin., what it is, and where it’s going.

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Lincoln Land Community College

Lynn Whalen from LLCC talks with Joey about campus visit day coming up on Monday the 3rd.

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Food, Glorious Food!

Joey talks with Jennifer Tirey about the Illinois Products Expo happening at the Orr Building on the State Fair Grounds this weekend.

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Memories of Bob Murray with Michelle Eccles and Gus Gordon

Gus Gordon from the Hoogland Center for the Arts and former WTAX News and Program Director Michell Eccles join Joey to remember Bob.

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Memories of Bob Murry with Raymond Poe and Mayor Houston

State Representative Raymond Poe and Springfield Mayor Mike Houston join Joey to talk about Bob.

Recent Headlines

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Springfield Police Seek Tips on East Side Armed Robbery

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Springfield Police are looking for help solving an armed robbery at an east side bar.

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One School District Taking Advantage of New Safety App

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School officials and first responders will soon be able to use a state-of-the-art tool to respond to emergencies

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Oberweis Curries Coal Favor in Williamsville

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Disses Durbin's dependability

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Police Investigate Southtown Shooting; Accident at Dirksen & South Grand

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Springfield Police are investigating a couple of east side incidents they say might be related.

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Bel-Aire Motel a “Chronic Nuisance?” Not Necessarily.

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Slapping the Bel-Aire Motel with "chronic nuisance" violations could be easier said than done.