Podcasts: Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Mike Houston

Ask the Mayor segment 3

Joey talks and takes calls with Springfield Mayor Mike Houston in the Morning Newswatch monthly feature, ‘Ask the Mayor.’

Mike Houston

Ask the Mayor Segment 4

Joey talks and takes calls with Springfield Mayor Mike Houston in the Morning Newswatch monthly feature, ‘Ask the Mayor.’

Morning Newswatch

Aldermen Cory Jobe on the city council meeting

Joey talks with Ward 6 Alderman Cory Jobe about last night’s city council meeting, snow removal issues and mayoral executive orders.

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District 186 Board President Mike Zimmers on school board meeting

Joey talks with Springfield School Board President Mike Zimmers on funding options for the district of the state doesn’t come through with scheduled payments.

Weekend Newswatch

Keeping an eye on Congressman Aaron Shock’s spending

Joey talks with Political Scientist John Jackson with Paul Simon Public Policy Institute on the latest revelations about Congressman Aaron Shock’s spending.

Morning Newswatch

The Springfield Muni auditions are coming up

Joey talks with Michelle Eccles a member of the Board of Managers with the Springfield Muni about the upcoming auditions. If you need more information go to themuni.org.

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Benjamin Netanyahu’s address to a joint session of Congress

Ahead of a key speech today before a joint session of congress by Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu, American and Israeli leaders exchange what’s described as rhetorical embraces.

Morning Newswatch

The choice of party leaders for the 87th is Tim Butler

Joey talks with Tim Butler, who was chosen over the weekend as the replacement to fill former state Rep. Rich Brauer’s vacant seat.

Weekend Newswatch

Another police shooting, and another snow storm for Boston

The storm that left our weekend snow is getting ready to dump some more snow on Boston and the North east…and there was another police shooting over the weekend.

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Terrorists release 19 kidnapped Christians and identifying ‘Jihadi John’

Activists say Islamic state terrorists have released 19 Christians who were part of mass kidnapping…and identifying ‘Jihadi John.’

Recent Headlines

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State Could Hold Up Video Gaming Revenues; Langfelder Responds

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There’s confusion amongst local governments over whether the state can withhold video gaming payments, even without a state budget in place.

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City Council Again Hears About West Side Apartment Complex

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The Springfield City Council is getting an earful about a project approved in the waning weeks of the previous city council.

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Langfelder Names Economic Development Commission Members

7-28-15 Economic Development Commission

The city now has a seven-member commission in place to deal with economic development projects that are proposed, before they go to the city council for final approval.

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Tourism Booming in Springfield and Illinois, Despite “Elephant in the Room”

7-28-15 Illinois Tourism

Tourism remains one of the biggest industries in the state of Illinois, and it keeps getting bigger.

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Man Killed by Prostitute in W. Va. Could Have Ties to 2005 Divernon Case

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Neal Falls of Springfield, Oregon was killed earlier this month in Charleston, West Virginia when he tried to kill a woman he met online.