Podcasts: Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch Podcasts

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District 186 Board Member Weighs in on School Funding

District 186 Board Member Mike Zimmers talks with Joey about the two referenda that could make it to the ballot in November to help fund schools.

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An Educational Luch Spot

Joey McLaughlin talks with Nancy Sweet the Lincoln Land Community College culinary operations manager about the new student run Bistro Verde, located in the state-of-the-art Workforce Careers Center.

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The Rutherford Lawsuit

Joey McLaughlin talks with Dr. Kent Redfield, political science professor from the University of Illinois Springfield about the latest on the lawsuit filed against Illinois Republican gubernatorial candidate Dan Rutherford.

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Live from Sochi

Steve Futterman from CBS news talks with Joey from Sochi Russia about how warm it is, how strangely empty it feels and Gracie Gold.

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Springfield Park District

Interim Executive Director Derek Harms talks with Joey about the future of the park district.

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Fund the Arts with a Glass of Wine Tonight.

Craig Williams with the Springfield Area Arts Council visited with Joey about a fundraiser at All About Wine tonight (2-11-14).

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Happy Birthday Mr. President!

Chris Wills of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum (ALPLM) joins Joey to talk about the special activities at the ALPLM for Mr. Lincolns birthday.

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Are you Ready for the Primary?

Joey talks with Sangamon County Director of Elections Stacy Kern on absentee voting, registration, and making sure you are ready to vote in this years elections.

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It’s Horace Mann Educator of the Year time!

Horace Mann’s Paul Wappel talks with joey about the Horace Mann Educator of the year award. It’s time to nominate your favorite teacher.

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Adjunct Professor Art Meyer talks with Joey on the Morning Newswatch about one of the recent confusing aspects of the Affordable Care Act and how it will affect employment.

Recent Headlines

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City Council Green Lights Magro’s off Stevenson Dr.

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Aldermen approved the variance on a 9-1 vote, Ward 3 Alderman Doris Turner was the lone no vote.

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Eastbound Monroe St. Reduced by Capitol

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Public Works says multiple service valves have broken and they need to be repaired.

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Portions of Chatham Under Boil Order

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Residents and businesses in the area on West Walnut St. from Route 4 to College might experience low water pressure or no water pressure at all.

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Barr, Regan Agree to Sheriff’s Race Debate on WTAX Oct. 31

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The two candidates have sparred back and forth in recent weeks through press releases and, in some cases, have cancelled other debates due to perceived hostilities.