Podcasts: Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch Podcasts

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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.

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Why isn’t Jennifer Gill the new District 186 superintendent yet?

Joey Talks with District 186 Superintendent designee about why things were not finalized last night at the school board meeting.

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What does the Governor’s disaster declaration mean?

Joey McLaughlin talks with Illinois Emergency Agency Director Jonathan Monken about Governor Quinn declaring the state a disaster area.

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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.

money

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.

new years eve

First Night Springfield

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

Recent Headlines

in Election 2014, Local

Palazzolo Slams CWLP for Fee Increase Proposal

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He says asking customers for more money is the wrong way to go, especially if the utility wants to attract new customers.

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District 186 Administrative Offices Burglarized

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Springfield Police are looking for clues as to who tried to burglarize Springfield Public Schools' administrative offices.

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Inmate Escapes from Vandalia Prison

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An inmate escaped Tuesday afternoon from a prison in Vandalia.

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Former IDPH Administrator Pleads Guilty to Bribery, Filing False Returns

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A former Illinois Department of Public Health Administrator has pleaded guilty to bribery, kickbacks, and filing false income tax returns.

in Election 2014, Local

Christie Returns, Stumps for Rauner in Chicago

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The leader of the Republican Governors’ Association considers the governor’s race in Illinois the most important in the country.