Podcasts: Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch Podcasts

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IEMA Director Monken

As storms rake the plains and south this week, IEMA Director Jonathon Monken joins me to talk with severe weather preparedness.

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Alderman Cahnman on the City Council

Ward 5 Alderman Sam Cahnman joins Joey to discuss the opportunity to voice your opinion on the cities ward mapping tonight at the city council meeting, and on the cities gambling proposal which he things is illegal.

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Donald Sterling

Steve Futterman from CBS Radio News joins Joey to discuss the latest possible actions the NBA will take against Donald Sterling, owner of the L.A. Clippers.

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Park Distric Budget

Springfield Park District Executive Director Derek Harms joins Joey to discuss the recently approved park district budget.

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Les Misérables in Concert

The Les Mis cast from the Muni last year is reuniting for a concert version of the show. It happens this weekend at the Hoogland. Joey talks with Jack McLaughlin (Joey’s son & Gavroche) and Gus Gordon (Thenardier) about the show.

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The State Dems Elect Madigan to Lead… But Not Unanimously

WTAX’s Dave Dahl and Alex Degman chat about the state central committee’s not-unanimous decision to appoint Speaker Madigan to lead the party.

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It’s Time to Preview the Illinois State Fair

Pam McFarland from the Illinois Department of Agriculture and the Illinois State Fair joins WTAX’s Alex Degman to talk about what’s new this year, what the theme is and who’s coming to the Grandstand.

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Kids College & community Education at LLCC

Joey talks with Jessica Ingold and Jim Grimes with Lincoln Land Community College about upcoming community education classes and summer activities with Kids College.

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V.P. Biden in the Ukraine

Joey talks with Mike Lyons of CBS News on Vice President Joe Biden’s visit with officials in Kiev.

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Boston Marathon

Heather Bosch from CBS Radio News joins Joey to talk about the Boston Marathon on year after the bombs.

Recent Headlines

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Chicago Lawyer Named to Monitor IDOT Hiring

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Noelle Brennan appointed to monitor hiring practices at IDOT.

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Illinois Quarantine for Those Who Touched Ebola Patients

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IDPH calls for 21 day quarantine for those exposed to Ebola virus.

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Illinois GOP Unhappy About Counting of Absentee Ballots

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State GOP alleges law is not being followed in counting of absentee ballots.

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Jacksonville Police Have “Person of Interest” in Shooting, No One in Custody

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Jacksonville Police say they have someone they want to interview in a shooting death from Friday morning.

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Next Generation of Business Leaders Learn From an Internet Pro

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Dozens of area high school students spent their morning with a top executive in the social media world