Podcasts: Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch Podcasts

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Blood Donations are Down in Central Illinois

Tara Matheson and Anna McFarland from the Central Illinois Community Blood Center talk with Joey about the affect the long harsh winter has had on blood donations.

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5.5 Million in School Cuts Approved

District 186 Board Vice President Adam Lopez joins Joey to talk about school budget cuts

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Ask the Mayor Pt. 2

Mayor Mike Houston joins Joey the first Wednesday of every month for Ask the Mayor.

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Ask the Mayor Pt. 1

Mayor Mike Houston joins Joey the first Wednesday of every month for Ask the Mayor. Segment one start with the Mayor talking about the vote on the Hunter Lake ordinance.

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State Senator Andy Manar on Fairgrounds Repair

Joey McLaughlin talks with State Senator Andy Manar about legislation to use private funds to improve the Illinois State Fairgrounds.

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Meet the New Henson Robinson Zoo Director

The Springfield Park District made Jackie Peeler, the permanent director of the Henson Robinson Zoo. She Chats with Joey about the future of the zoo.

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Bob Murray Scholarship

Illinois News Broadcasters Association President Sue Stevens visit with Joey McLaughlin about the Bob Murray Scholarship the organization will be awarding this spring.

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The Oscars

Joey visits with Bob Straus from CBS Radio News about last nights Oscars.

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Food is Getting New Labels

New nutrition labels will soon start showing up on our food. Registered Dietitian Colleen Stauffer talks with Joey about what we can expect to see – and why they labels are changing.

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What’s up with Bitcoin?

Bitcoin has been in the news lately. Dr. Vickie Cook Director of Center for Online Learning, Research and Services at UIS joins Joey to talk about Bitcoin., what it is, and where it’s going.

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Political Games Alleged with Student Loans

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Davis: Durbin and Callis make it political.

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Durbin, Schock react to ISIS

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Durbin: We need to help Iraq stand on its own feet. Schock: Example of Obama's failure.

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Two Found Dead in Springfield’s Riverside Park

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Springfield Park District Police say two people were found dead inside a vehicle with gunshot wounds.

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IDOT Eliminates 58 “Political” Positions

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The Illinois Department of Transportation is eliminating 58 positions that are at the center of a lawsuit alleging questionable hiring practices.

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Ill. GOP Predicts a Red U.S. Senate

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If the predictions of Illinois Republicans hold true, the U.S. Senate will be painted red come next year.