Podcasts: Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Rodney Davis checks in before heading back to D.C.

Joey McLaughlin talks with Rep. Rodney Davis on the latest on Obama Care and expired tax exemptions.

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First Night Springfield

Joey Talks with the Springfield Arts Council’s Craig Williams about First Night Springfield.

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Make plans now NOT to drink and drive.

Joey talks with Shannon Alderman of the Illinois Department of Transportation about drinking and driving on New Year’s Eve

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Are resoultions more trouble than they are worth?

Joey McLaughlin talks with Beverly Flaxington of thehumanbehaviorcoach.com about how to make your resolution for the new year work.

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Put that phone down while you are behind the wheel!

Joey McLaughlin talks with Sheriff Neil Williamson on the new distracted driving law for the new year, and the department’s new FaceBook page.

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Worker Comp Claims to Get Closer Scrutiny

The Houston administration hopes to be able to more closely monitor worker comp claims next year

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City Budget Hearings Get Underway Soon

The Springfield City Council to start budget hearings.

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What is the Economic Outlook of the Region?

What may we expect as the region contiues to struggle economically?

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The latest on rail consolidation in downtown Springfield

Joey talks with Ward 5 Alderman Sam Cahnman on the latest movement on rail consolidation in downtown Springfield.

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Help with concealed carry in Sangamon County.

Alex Degman discusses concealed carry with Under-sherrif Jack Campbell.

Recent Headlines

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Police Investigate Southtown Shooting; Accident at Dirksen & South Grand

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Springfield Police are investigating a couple of east side incidents they say might be related.

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Bel-Aire Motel a “Chronic Nuisance?” Not Necessarily.

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Slapping the Bel-Aire Motel with "chronic nuisance" violations could be easier said than done.

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Bomb Squad Investigation into Springfield IED Begins

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The Secretary of State Police Bomb Squad has a daunting task on its hands -- gather information about a pipe bomb it nearly destroyed to prevent it from exploding.

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Standoff Near Pana Injures Police Officer; Kills Gunman

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Several law enforcement agencies responded to what was a standoff near Pana in rural Christian County.

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IPI: Illinois Pension Funding = Problematic

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The right-leaning “free market” advocacy group Illinois Policy Institute says new standards from GASB – the Government Accounting Standards Board – magnify the problem.