Podcasts: Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch

Adam Lopez on 186 Board Meeting

Joey talks with School district 186 School Board member Adam Lopez about last night’s board meeting.

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Morning Brief

New security troops are being sent to Baghdad to help keep U.S. Personnel safe, the Islamic State has executed another American journalist and there is a ceasefire in Ukraine?

Morning Newswatch

Denim & Diamonds

Joey talks with Rich Payne and Tara Matheson about the Simmons Cancer Institute at SIU School of Medicine’s 14th annual “Denim & Diamonds” fundraiser Saturday, October 25.

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U.S. Airstrikes

The pentagon says that U.S. forces have launched counter terrorism operations in Somalia against the al-Shabaab network, a group of Islamic extremists.

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St. John’s Lutheran – “GO!”

Joey talks with Pastor Ladd Sonnenburg about St. John’s Lutheran Church and its area-wide, hands-on service initiative titled GO!

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Bugs

Bed bugs are back…but they aren’t the only nasty bugs out there that can make your life difficult.

Weekend Newswatch

Taxes

The least and most friendly tax states…which ones are which?

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e-cigs

Big tobacco is finally making it’s big push into e-cigarettes.

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Your Working Life

A look at how your work life and your relationship with your employer might be changing in the near future.

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Springfield School Security

Joey talks with District 186 School Board President Mike Zimmers about school security in the wake of the student found with a loaded gun earlier this week at Lanphier High School.

Recent Headlines

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Illinois Basketball Museum to Open in Pontiac

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A museum dedicated to Illinois basketball glory will open to fans by 2016.

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Effingham Cross Draws Nearly 10k Visitors

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9,479 people visited the Cross at the Crossroads.

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Illinois Threatens to Withhold Funds if School Districts Don’t Test

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Chicago Public Schools have already declined to offer the PARCC assessment tests.

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Springfield Teen Taken Charged in Tuttle Murder

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A 16 year old Springfield youth has been charged with First Degree Murder in Tuttle's death.

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Durbin Introduces Bill to End Cuban Travel Ban

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The travel ban has been in effect since 1960, ostensibly as a way to prevent Americans from supporting the Castro communist regime.