Podcasts: Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch

Ward 2 City Council candidate Herman Senor

Joey talks with candidate for Springfield City Council in ward 2 Herman Senor after his advance in the primary election.

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President Obama’s trouble in the second term

President Obama is having a bumpy second term. Will it continue?

Morning Newswatch

Mayoral candidate Paul Palazzolo on the primary election

Joey talks with Paul Palazzolo about being one of the top two vote-getter in yesterday’s primary election.

Weekend Newswatch

Alderman Edwards on city council meeting and the primary election

Joey talks to Ward 1 Alderman Frank Edwards about the short city council meeting and about yesterday’s primary election.

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Keystone, commuter train crash and the American Sniper trial

A morning brief on the Keystone pipeline, that commuter train crash, and the man accused of killing American Sniper author Chris Kyle.

The Chairman of the House Violence Prevention Task Force

Representative Greg Harris the Chairman of the House Violence Prevention Task Force talks with Joey about its first meeting yesterday.

Morning Newswatch

Replacing Representative Rich Brauer

Joey talks with the Dave Bender, the Chair of the Selection Committee about replacing Rich Brauer who is now Assistant Director at IDOT.

Weekend Newswatch

Sangamon county clerk Don Gray on election day

Joey talks with Sangamon County Clerk Don Gray about today’s primary election.

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Rich Brauer on his new job at the Illinois Department of Transportation

Joey talks with Rich Bruaer about his new gig as assistant secretary in the Illinois Department of Transportation, and on his time as a Representative.

Weekend Newswatch

The Oscars, Homeland Security and mall violence concerns

The latest on Homeland Security funding, threats of mall violence and Hollywood patted itself on the back last night at the 87th Academy Awards.

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Congress Could Consider Export Import Bank This Week

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Illinois businesses, particularly manufacturers, are hopeful Congress will re-authorize the Export-Import Bank this week.

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Regional Planning Commission Faces Funding Challenges

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The commission has lost both state and federal funding.

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Background Checks Now Required of Student Teachers

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Background checks are now required of all student teachers.

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Mitsubishi to Work with UAW on Selling Normal Plant

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Mitsubishi Motors and the United Auto Workers say they will work together to look for a buyer for the central Illinois plant the company plans to close.

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Tourism Increases in Illinois

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Illinois tourism officials say the state saw a 3.5 percent increase in visitors during 2014.