Podcasts: Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch

Sherman Village President

Trevor Clatfelter, Village President of Sherman talks with joey about new projects that are coming to the Village.

Morning Newswatch

Paint the Street Fest

Joey talks with Erin Svendsen from the Springfield Art Association What is “Paint the Street Fest” coming up the 26th.

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Israel & Hamas

Israel has threatened news attacks against Gaza now that Hamas has rejected a truce offer and the first Israeli has been killed by a Hamas rocket attack.

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Mike Houston on Mayoral Candidacy

Joey talks with Mayor Mike Houston about his announcement to once again seek the office of mayor of Springfield.

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Be Aware Women’s Fair Super Survivor Nominations

Tiffany Lowers talks with Joey about getting you Super Survivor nominations in for this years Be Aware Women’s Fair.

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Paul Palazzolo on Houston Announcement

Joey talks with Springfield mayoral candidate Paul Palazzolo to get his thoughts on Mayor Mike Houston’s announcement that he will once again seek the office.

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Israel & Hamas

Gaza militants have fired three rockets at Israel today despite a truce proposal by Egypt.

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Medical Marijuana

Medical marijuana could be available in Illinois by 2015. Many communities are putting aside qualms about it and creating zoning ordinances. Nick Williams Chief Staff General Counsel at HW Holdings, a company that is working to get facilities in Illinois talks to Joey about it.

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Israel and Immigrants

The U.S. government is scrambling to find temporary housing for thousands of children streaming across the border., and the latest on the situation in Israel.

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Veterans Ousted

Dozens of veterans with brain injuries are being kicked our of their group homes.

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Court Date Set to Determine State Retiree Healthcare Refunds

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The state will refund money to about 75,000 state retirees who've been paying a portion of their pensions for health insurance.

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Durbin: President Did Right Thing on Immigration

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Durbin tells Illinois colleagues to take action, not complain

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New Life For An Old River

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Thousands drive over the Sangamon River every day but, very few give it any thought

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Sangamon Co. Judge Declares Pension Overhaul Unconstitutional; State Will Appeal

FILE - in this Dec. 5, 2013 file photo, Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn hands off a pen during the signing of the pension overhaul legislation bill in Chicago. A Sangamon County judge's ruling Friday Nov. 21, 2014 on the constitutionality of the landmark Illinois pension overhaul could determine whether the matter is ultimately decided by the state Supreme Court. Looking on from left are: state Rep. Mike Zalewski, D-Riverside; Sen. Bill Brady, R-Bloomington; Senate GOP leader Sen. Christine Radogno; Rep. Darlene Senger, R-Naperville; Rep. Jim Durkin, R-Western Springs and House Speaker Michael Madigan. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green, File)

Illinois has the worst-funded state pension systems in the U.S., with a roughly $100 billion shortfall.

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Illinois Killer’s Extradition Pending with Missouri Governor

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A Missouri prosecutor says convicted Illinois killer Nicholas Sheley's extradition paperwork remains with Gov. Jay Nixon.