Podcasts: Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch Podcasts

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More light bulbs are going the way of the Dodo

Joey talks with Gary Hurly at CWLP about the next round of traditional incandescent light bulbs to go away…the 40 and 60 watt bulbs.

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Holiday Stories with Santa

Joey talks with Illinois Historic Preservation Agency Director Amy Martin, and Old State Capitol Site Superintendent Justin Blanford about activities at the Old State Capital Friday night.

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What should you do if you have been shopping at Target this holiday season.

Joey talks with CBS News and CNET Technology Consultant Larry Magid about credit card hacking at Target.

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Springfield TIF district expires – What it means to Springfield Schools

Joey McLaughlin talks with interim District 186 School Superintendent Bob Lemming on the expiration of the Park South TIF district and what it means for schools.

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Citizens Utility Board on the Ameren gas hike

Joey talks with the Jim Chilson from the Citizens Utility Board (CUB) on the new rate increase approval for Ameren.

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Daniel Noll on the “Shred Gate” settlement

Daniel Noll, who was a member of the city’s legal team joins Joey to talk about the settlement with Calvin Christian over the shredding of police documents.

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First Night Springfield Preview

Get a preview of some of the new activities that are slated for this years First Night Springfield with Springfield Area Arts Council Executive Director, Penny Wollen Kriel.

An Update on the Auburn Ambulance Subscriber Program.

Joey talks with Dave Hallerberg, and gets an update on the Auburn Ambulance Subscriber Program.

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An Open Letter from Bob Murray

Joey McLaughlin and Alex Degman read a letter from Bob Murray to Springfield and the central Illinois community, written as he battles aggressive brain cancer.

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The Minority Participation Plan is launched

The City of Springfield, Sangamon County and Hanson Professional Services Inc. have jointly launched the Minority Participation Plan to provide paid internship and networking to minority students. Joey talks with 6th Ward Alderman Cory Jobe.

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Illinois Prisoner Released Following “Coerced” 1999 Confession

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A judge ordered Alstory Simon's release Thursday in response to a re-examination of his case.

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Police Seeking Tips on Springfield Garage Burglaries

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Two garages were broken into on Yale Blvd.

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Oberweis, Durbin Spar Over Climate Change

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Durbin says he is frustrated with climate change deniers

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Illini Basketball Coming to Springfield’s PCCC in 2015

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The move is being made due to construction at the State Farm Center.

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GOP: Our Votes Convert to Democratic

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Election board: Alert a judge if this happens