Podcasts: Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch Podcasts

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Don’t let the cold freeze your pipes

Gary Hurley from City, Water, Light and Power joins Joey to talk about frozen pipes, and how to avoid them.

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A look at the Springfield city budget

Joey McLaughlin talks with the director of the Office of Budget and Management for the city of Springfield on the cities new budget.

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Credit card and identity theft.

Scott Mulford of the Illinois Attorney General’s office joins Joey McLaughlin to talk about identity theft.

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The new Illinois pot law

Joey McLaughlin talks with Chris Lindsey from the Marijuana Policy Project on the new Illinois medicinal marijuana law.

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Are you a procrastinator?

Joey talks Tisha Bayless, an adult outpatient therapist with Mental Health Centers of Central Illinois, an affiliate of Memorial Health System on procrastination.

Rodney Davis checks in before heading back to D.C.

Joey McLaughlin talks with Rep. Rodney Davis on the latest on Obama Care and expired tax exemptions.

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First Night Springfield

Joey Talks with the Springfield Arts Council’s Craig Williams about First Night Springfield.

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Make plans now NOT to drink and drive.

Joey talks with Shannon Alderman of the Illinois Department of Transportation about drinking and driving on New Year’s Eve

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Are resoultions more trouble than they are worth?

Joey McLaughlin talks with Beverly Flaxington of thehumanbehaviorcoach.com about how to make your resolution for the new year work.

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Put that phone down while you are behind the wheel!

Joey McLaughlin talks with Sheriff Neil Williamson on the new distracted driving law for the new year, and the department’s new FaceBook page.

Recent Headlines

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New Americorp Grads Ready to Serve

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New class of Americorp volunteers make pledge during 20th year of program.

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IDNR Program to Make Women Outdoor Enthusiasts Going Strong After 20 Years

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Becoming An Outdoors Woman is a popular program offered by the Illinois Department of Natural Resources.

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IDOT Still Employs 173 Hired Improperly

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The IDOT document shows that 173 of the 245 people hired as "staff assistants" since 2002 still work for the state, including 161 at the transportation agency.

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“Welcome Home Veterans” Marks Milestone

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Illinois is marking progress with a program that helps military personnel and veterans buy homes

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Abused Women in Central Illinois Have Several Agencies Willing to Help

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Whether domestic violence is “trending” on social media or not, it’s going to hurt long after Ray Rice is forgotten