Podcasts: Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch Podcasts

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Israel & Hamas

Israel has threatened news attacks against Gaza now that Hamas has rejected a truce offer and the first Israeli has been killed by a Hamas rocket attack.

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Mike Houston on Mayoral Candidacy

Joey talks with Mayor Mike Houston about his announcement to once again seek the office of mayor of Springfield.

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Be Aware Women’s Fair Super Survivor Nominations

Tiffany Lowers talks with Joey about getting you Super Survivor nominations in for this years Be Aware Women’s Fair.

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Paul Palazzolo on Houston Announcement

Joey talks with Springfield mayoral candidate Paul Palazzolo to get his thoughts on Mayor Mike Houston’s announcement that he will once again seek the office.

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Israel & Hamas

Gaza militants have fired three rockets at Israel today despite a truce proposal by Egypt.

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Medical Marijuana

Medical marijuana could be available in Illinois by 2015. Many communities are putting aside qualms about it and creating zoning ordinances. Nick Williams Chief Staff General Counsel at HW Holdings, a company that is working to get facilities in Illinois talks to Joey about it.

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Israel and Immigrants

The U.S. government is scrambling to find temporary housing for thousands of children streaming across the border., and the latest on the situation in Israel.

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Veterans Ousted

Dozens of veterans with brain injuries are being kicked our of their group homes.

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Illinois Tourism

Joey talks with Jennifer Hoelzle, deputy director of the Illinois Office of Tourism on new stats concerning the number of visitors to Illinois.

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Unlocking You Mobile Phone & the “Supermoon”

The Senate Judiciary Committee voted to repeal the cell phone unlocking ban, which could set the stage for allowing consumers to take any mobile device to any wireless carrier…and check out the “Supermoon” if it’s not too cloudy.

Recent Headlines

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Illinois Basketball Museum to Open in Pontiac

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A museum dedicated to Illinois basketball glory will open to fans by 2016.

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Effingham Cross Draws Nearly 10k Visitors

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9,479 people visited the Cross at the Crossroads.

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Illinois Threatens to Withhold Funds if School Districts Don’t Test

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Chicago Public Schools have already declined to offer the PARCC assessment tests.

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Springfield Teen Taken Charged in Tuttle Murder

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A 16 year old Springfield youth has been charged with First Degree Murder in Tuttle's death.

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Durbin Introduces Bill to End Cuban Travel Ban

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The travel ban has been in effect since 1960, ostensibly as a way to prevent Americans from supporting the Castro communist regime.