Podcasts: Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch Podcasts

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Morning brief – train derailment, winter storm and immigration

A federal judge has granted a request by 26 sates that would temporarily block the presidents executive action on illegal immigration, plus the latest on yet another winter storm, and the West Virginia trail derailment.

Morning Newswatch

Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce President and CEO

Joey talks with the President and CEO of the Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce about recent restaurant closings and the latest feedback the chamber is getting from local businesses.

Weekend Newswatch

Egypt air strikes, Denmark shooting and more snow in the North East

Shootings in Denmark, more snow in the northeast, and Egypt earlier today said it launched air strikes against Islamic State targets in Libya.

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Presidential politics – a new announcement on the way?

Ohio governor John Kasich is traveling to South Carolina this week, because he is considering a run for president, and South Carolina is an early primary state seen as a key stop for republicans.

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2015 Lincoln Funeral Coalition Chair Katie Spindell

Joey talks with Katie Spindell, the Chair of the 2015 Lincoln Funeral Coalition about funding, events and what big names might be in Springfield for the events.

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Dr. Doolittle Jr. opens tonight (2-13-15) at the Hoogland Center for the Arts

Joey talks with cast members Sarah McLaughlin, Carmen Remolina, Eva Griffin, Kennedi Branson, Justin Brandon and Assistant Director Becky Bertram about Dr. Doolittle Jr. at the Hoogland Center for the Arts.

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Springfield Mayor Mike Houston on shredding decision

Joey talks to Springfield Mayor Mike Houston to get his reaction on the announcement that the city will not face charges over police document shredding.

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The President’s war powers & 60 Minutes corespondent Bob Simon dies

President Obama is asking for new powers to engage military operations against Islamic terrorists and longtime 60 minutes correspondent Bob Simon has died.

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Alderman Joe McMenamin on the Springfield City Council

Ward 7 Alderman Joe McMenamin joins Joey to talk about the Springfield City Council meeting last night where money was budgeted for the Lincoln Funeral event.

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UIS Political Science Professor on Governor Rauner and the Unions

Joey talks with University of Illinois Political Science Professor Dr. Kent Redfield about Governor Rauners actions regarding ‘Fair Share’ union dues.

Recent Headlines

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Springfield CVB Nabs National “G.I. Joe” Convention

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It's not unusual for Springfield to host conventions for collectors of certain types of memorabilia, but this is a first.

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Sangamon Co. Authorities Investigate Jury Duty Scam

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The Sangamon County Sheriff's Office is warning of a jury duty scam that's so far affected several people.

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Poe Returns to House Chamber to Thunderous Applause

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Poe is back in the saddle after being sidelined for months due to a blood disorder.

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Meteorological Winter Ends; Illinois Was About Average

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Winter is over -- at least for the people who study the weather.

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Memorial Medical Center Opens New Surgical Center

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Springfield's Memorial Medical Center has a new surgical center.