Podcasts: Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch Podcasts

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Bluegrass Festival invades Springfield

Joey talks with Terry Lease about the 28th Annual Bluegrass Music Festival at the Crowne Plaza this weekend.

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Midterm polling…what happened?

If the magnitude of the republican wave in Tuesdays midterm election was a surprise to many people, it was in part because it was a surprise to the people paid to predict it….the pollsters

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President Obama Corresponds with Iran

President Obama secretly wrote to Iran’s leader last month and described a shared interest in fighting Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria according to people briefed on the correspondence.

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The latest on ISIS with Jeff McCausland

Joey talks with Jeff McCausland from CBS Radio News on the latest on ISIS.

Obama speaks about the sequester in Washington

Midterm election analysis

In the aftermath of the republicans wins in the midterm elections, President Obama and Mitch McConnell have begun charting a path forward.

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Ask the Mayor Segment 1

Joey talks with Springfield Mayor Mike Houston on “Ask the Mayor.”

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Ask the Mayor Segment 2

Joey talks with Springfield Mayor Mike Houston on “Ask the Mayor.”

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Ask the Mayor Segment 3

Joey talks with Springfield Mayor Mike Houston on “Ask the Mayor.”

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Ask the Mayor Segment 4

Joey talks with Springfield Mayor Mike Houston on “Ask the Mayor.”

The Chair of the Sangamon County Democratic Party on the election

Joey talks with Doris turner, the Chair of the Sangamon County Democratic Party together thoughts on the election.

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Springfield School Board Approves Budget

7-7-15 Springfield School Board

They're hopeful the money comes through, but for now, the Springfield Public School budget isn't reflecting the extra money signed into law for K-12 schools by Governor Bruce Rauner.

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Springfield City Council Again Delays Decision on Vacation Buyout Perk

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Budget director says the perk is unsustainable.

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Amtrak Train to St. Louis Delayed Twice — Once Due to Freight Train Derailment

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A freight train derailment in Pontiac resulted in a 14-hour train ride for Amtrak passengers looking to go toward St. Louis.

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LaHood Gets GOP Nod in 18th Congressional District Race, Mellon Wins Dem Primary

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Illinois state Sen. Darin LaHood has won the Republican special primary in the race to replace disgraced ex-U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock.

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Authorities Issue Alert for Missing Cass County Teen

7-7-15 Missing Teen

Authorities have issued an alert after an 18-year-old girl is believed to have left home with a 45-year-old man.