Podcasts: Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch Podcasts

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Why is the price of bacon on the rise?

Jim Kaitschuk, Executive Director of the Illinois Pork Producers talks with Joey McLaughlin about why the price of pork has been rising.

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The Springfield v Chatham water settlement

Chatham Village Attorney John Meyers joins Joey to talk about the settlement that is sending 700 thousand dollars to Springfield.

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Cardinal broadcaster Dan McLaughlin on the Cardinal Caravan

Joey McLaughlin visits with Dan McLaughlin who is coming and what to expect at the Cardinal Caravan on Monday at the Prairie Capitol Convention Center.

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Bye-bye Fred Puglia!

Out going director of the Springfield Convention and Visitors Bureau Fred Puglia stops by on his last day to visit with Joey on the Morning News Watch

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Allegations agains Father Robert DeGrand are credible

Alex Degman talks with Kathy Sass, spokesperson for the Springfield Diocese about the Diocesan Review Boards findings.

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Did “Bridgegate” hurt Governor Christie?

Professor emeritus at the University of Illinois Springfield, Dr. Kent Redfield, joins Joey to talk about how Governor Chris Christie is handling the traffic gridlock scandal.

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Flips and flops with gubernatorial candidates on the minimum wage

Joey McLaughlin talks with John Gregory of the Illinois Radio Network about what the republican candidates for governor are saying about the minimum wage.

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Springfield Clinic celebrates 75 years by giving back.

Mark Kuhn and Patty Kuhn talk with Joey about how Springfield Clinic is celebrating it’s 75th anniversary by giving back to the community with GIVE75

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U.S. Senate candidate Doug Truax

Joey talks with Doug Truax who faces Jim Oberweis in the primary to see who will run against long time senator Senator Dick Durbin.

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Even without a Polar Vortex, winter can be dangerous!

Joey talks with Illinois Department of Health Director LaMar Hasbrouk about frostbite and hypothermia.

Recent Headlines

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Quinn v Rauner on Minimum Wage

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Both candidates for governor say they support raising the state’s minimum wage—but under different circumstances

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Durbin Says President Should Take Unilateral Action on Immigration Reform

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Durbin is encouraging the president to unilaterally deal with issues surrounding the unaccompanied children coming to the U.S. border

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State Will Stop Charging Retirees Premiums

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Local ruling is in line with state Supreme Court

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Flooding Thursday

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Some power is still out, says CWLP