Podcasts: Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch Podcasts

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Bugs

Bed bugs are back…but they aren’t the only nasty bugs out there that can make your life difficult.

Weekend Newswatch

Taxes

The least and most friendly tax states…which ones are which?

Morning Newswatch

e-cigs

Big tobacco is finally making it’s big push into e-cigarettes.

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Your Working Life

A look at how your work life and your relationship with your employer might be changing in the near future.

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Springfield School Security

Joey talks with District 186 School Board President Mike Zimmers about school security in the wake of the student found with a loaded gun earlier this week at Lanphier High School.

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Rodney Davis

Joey visits with Congressman Rodney Davis on the Islamic State, Ferguson and the Ice Bucket Challenge.

Morning Newswatch

Downtown Springfield Inc.

Executive Director of Downtown Springfield Inc. joins Joey to discuss the finances of the organization.

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Strategy in Syria

President Obama has signaled the U.S. has no immediate plans to escalate military operations against Islamic State extremest in Iraq and Syria.

Weekend Newswatch

Ferguson

Joey talks about the latest out of Ferguson Missouri with Jim Krasula from CBS Radio News.

Morning Newswatch

Kidzeum

The Kidzeum of Health and Science got another funding boost from Scheels this week. Kidzeum Board President Rachael Thomson talks with Joey about it.

Recent Headlines

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Oil Train Derails Near Galena

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A BNSF Railway freight train containing 103 cars loaded with crude oil has derailed near Galena.

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Durbin Wants Expansion of Veterans Caregiver Funding

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Senator Dick Durbin wants to expand a program that currently provides care to post-9/11 disabled veterans, to disabled veterans of any conflict.

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Unions Sue Over Exec. Order on Fair Share Dues

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Illinois labor unions are asking a judge to invalidate Gov. Bruce Rauner's executive order.

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Lawmaker Wants to Revive Illinois Death Penalty

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Just four years after capital punishment was taken off the books in Illinois, a state lawmaker says it's time to bring it back.

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Number of Illinois Children in Poverty Holds Steady

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The child poverty rate is holding steady in Illinois, but it's holding steady at a rate higher than advocates would like.