Podcasts: Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch Podcasts

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Springfield City Council

Springfield Ward 1 Alderman Frank Edwards joins Joey to discuss the city council’s committee of the whole meeting last night.

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Stress Management

Anne Godman from springfieldhealthcheck.org joins Joey to talk about a stress management event coming up Wednesday.

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School Shooting/Eric Cantor

What we know about yesterday’s school shooting, plus Eric Cantors defeat in the primary.

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Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl

Joey talks with Mike Lyons from CBS Radio News, and gets the latest on the situation with Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl.

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The Veterans Administration

An internal audit released yesterday showed that 60 thousand veterans are waiting to get an appointment at the department of veterans afffairs

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Las Vegas Shootings

In the wake of the Las Vegas shooting, the Justice Department is looking into possible domestic anti-government extremists.

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Purple Heart Memorial

P.J. Staab and veteran Tom Quigley talk with Joye about a couple of fundraising opportunities for the proposed Purple Heart Memorial at Oak Ridge Cemetery.

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City Council

Former corporation counsel to the city of Springfield, Mark Cullen joins Joye to talk about the Carpenter St. overpass, the NAPA contract and the Inspector General position.

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Vegas Shooting

Disturbing violence in broad daylight in Las Vegas, the attack in Karachi Pakistan and the latest on General Motors from Gordon Deal.

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Is Your Teen Working this Summer?

Just because your teenager doesn’t have a job this summer, doesn’t mean they can’t earn a few bucks.

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Judge: Sex-Harassment Case Against Rutherford May Proceed

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A federal judge has ruled allegations of sexual harassment against former Illinois Treasurer Dan Rutherford can go to trial over the objections of state lawyers.

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EPA: No Chemicals Detected in Air Near Oil Train Fire

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says no chemicals have been detected in the air near an oil train that derailed and burst into flames in western Illinois.

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Palazzolo Proposes City Department Consolidation, “Neighborhood Coordinator”

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Springfield mayoral candidate Paul Palazzolo wants to create a new city position if elected he says will help consolidate a number of city departments under one umbrella.

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Davis, Shimkus Support Tax Credits for Food Pantry Donations

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You donate money, land, an old car -- and you can write it off on your taxes. A bill in Congress would allow you to also claim a deduction for donating to food banks.

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Pumpkin Pie: Illinois’ State Pie?

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Illinois could have an official pie.