Podcasts: Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch Podcasts

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Iraq & Bowe Bergdahl

Get the latest on the current situation with ISIL in Iraq, and new information on the Bowe Bergdahl trad from the Wall Street Journal.

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Redskin trademark & Fire Phone

The trademark trial and appeals board ruled the Washington Redskins trademarks are disparaging to Native Americans and should be canceled. And Amazon introduces the Fire Phone.

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“Footloose” at Theater in the Park

Theater in the Park (TIP) Executive Director Kari Catton and Matt Woodson who plays Ren join Joey to talk about the next show at TIP “Footloose” Which opens Friday.

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Iraq and the ACA

The latest position from the Obama administration says it’s time for a leadership change in Iraq. The latest on that and the Affordable Care Act.

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Springfield City Council

Springfield Ward 8 Alderman Kris Theilen talks with Joey about Tuesday’s city council meeting.

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Amazon Phone

Joey talks with CNET Executive Editor David Carnoy in New York on the Amazon announcement on a new Amazon phone.

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Iraq & Benghazi

Part of Iraq’s main oil refinery are in flames today and government forces are fighting to repel those taken control of that facility, and the latest on the Libyan embassy attack suspect.

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Presidential Approval Ratings

A new Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll shows President Obama’s job approval rating at 41%, and republicans doing worse than the president.

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Lincoln Funeral Reenactment

Katie Spindell, chair of the board of directors of the 2015 Lincoln Funeral Coalition talks with Joey about how the plans are going for the events next year.

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Medicaid Cut Restoration

Governor Quinn restored some cuts made to Medicaid in 2012 yesterday. Joey talks with the sponsor of that bill, Rep. Greg Harris.

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Benedictine University Holds Q/A For Soon-to-be Former Students

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University officials say traditional program has more than 500 students

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Illini Basketball Coming to Springfield’s PCCC in 2015

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The move is being made due to construction at the State Farm Center.

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Minimum Wage Hike Supporters Take Credit for Early Voting Spike

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Early voting is up in Illinois over the last mid-term election, and a group supporting the minimum wage increase is claiming some of the credit.

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Iles School Locked Down Due To 14th Street Shooting

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Iles School was locked down Thursday afternoon after a shooting involving multiple people.