Podcasts: Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch Podcasts

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New School Board President

Mike Zimmers, the newly elected district 186 School Board President Talks with Joey about his outlook for the district.

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Race for the Cure

Laurie Reimers joins Joey to discuss Springfield’s inaugural Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure coming up Friday May 16th.

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Chief Winslow on the Latest Shootings

Springfield Police Chief Kenny Winslow talks with Joey about the recent rash of shootings in the city, including two over the weekend.

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The New Chamber CEO

Chris Hembrough, joins Joey to talk about he new gig as the new President and CEO of The Springfield Area Chamber of Commerce.

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Quinn Probe

Dr. Kent Redfield, emeritus professor of Political Science at the University of Illinois at Springfield discusses the current probes of Governor Quinn’s administration.

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Capitol Roundup

Illinois capitol reporter and Morning Newswatch news anchor Dave Dahl talks with Joey about the spring session.

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Teach it Forward

Dustin Stott of Horace Mann talks with Joey about how you can “Teach it Forward” during Teacher Appreciation Week.

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Congressman Rodney Davis

Joey talks with the 13th districts Rodney Davis on Governor Quinn, Bruce Rauner and more.

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DSI’s Upper Story Tour

Ann Frescura from Downtown Springfield Inc. joins Joey to talk about the opportunity to see some interesting and historic buildings on the Upper Story Tour.

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Alderman Edwards on Gambling Parlors

Ward 1 Alderman Frank Edwards talks with Joey about the gaming ordinance that moved forward at the city council meeting last night.

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.