Podcasts: Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch Podcasts

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Happy Birthday Mr. President!

Chris Wills of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum (ALPLM) joins Joey to talk about the special activities at the ALPLM for Mr. Lincolns birthday.

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Are you Ready for the Primary?

Joey talks with Sangamon County Director of Elections Stacy Kern on absentee voting, registration, and making sure you are ready to vote in this years elections.

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It’s Horace Mann Educator of the Year time!

Horace Mann’s Paul Wappel talks with joey about the Horace Mann Educator of the year award. It’s time to nominate your favorite teacher.

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Adjunct Professor Art Meyer talks with Joey on the Morning Newswatch about one of the recent confusing aspects of the Affordable Care Act and how it will affect employment.

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CVS is getting out of the tobacco business

Dyanne Ferk, Associate Dean of the College of Business & Management at UIS talks with Joey about the CVS decision to stop selling tobacco.

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Ask the mayor

Mayor Mike Houston joins Joey McLaughlin for his monthly visit – Part two of two.

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Ask the Mayor

Mayor Mike Houston joins Joey McLaughlin for his monthly visit – Part one of two.

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Hand Transplants in Springfield

Joey talks with Dr. Michael Dr. Neumeister, professor and chair of SIU’s Department of Surgery on the new hand transplant program in Springfield.

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Toyota car seats

Mylas Copeland from Green Family Stores and Green Toyota joins Joey to talk about the news last week of possible issues with some newer seats in Toyota vehicles.

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Looking for Laughter in All the Wrong Places

Comedian Scott Scott Burton joins Joey to talk about his struggle against cancer, and the Simmons Cancer Institute’s symposium on cancer awareness coming up Thursday, February 6 at 5:30.

Recent Headlines

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Illinois DNR to Use Grant On Recreation

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The Illinois Department of Natural Resources has announced it will receive more than $1.7 million to expand the Illinois Recreational Access Program.

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Quinn Signs Legislation Requiring Transit Review

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Pat Quinn has signed a mass transit reform law intended to make the operations of transit agencies serving metropolitan Chicago more transparent and accountable.

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GOP Says It Has Fixes for ACA, Dems Skeptical

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Mark Kirk is for repeal; Dick Durbin says no repeal but he'll work with the GOP on fixes.

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IDOT Under Fire Again for Hiring Practices

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Illinois Executive Inspector General's office says workers hired under title but given other duties to avoid hiring rules. Also asserts Governor Quinn was not involved.

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Greens Off, Libertarians On November’s Ballot

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Green Party vows to fight decision