Podcasts: Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch Podcasts

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The Iranian deal on nuclear weapon development

An agreement has been reached between Iran and six world powers about Teheran being blocked from developing nuclear weapons.

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Celebrate the Heart of a Woman

Joey talks with Tasha Lancaster is an exercise physiologist with cardiopulmonary rehab about “Celebrate the Heart of a Woman” event coming up on the 14th of April.

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Are more new jobs and raises on the way this year? Maybe not

We get our latest snapshot of the jobs market tomorrow when the Labor Department releases it’s march employment figures….the estimate is for 247 thousand jobs added last mont

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Morning Brief – Sen. Menendez, California water and Indiana religious freedom law

A federal grand jury has indicted New Jersey Senator Bob Menendez on corruption charges, the California water crisis and the Indiana religious freedom law.

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Ask the Mayor — April 1, 2015

Ask the Mayor airs the first Wednesday of each month at 8:00 a.m.

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WAND News Director Tai Takahashi — A Springfield Mayoral Debate

Join WTAX, WAND-TV and the Citizens Club of Springfield for a mayoral debate this Thursday at Noon.

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Tammy Duckworth v. Mark Kirk?

Ben Yount of IllinoisWatchdog.org joins Alex Degman to talk about the potential race

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UIS Political Science Professor Jason Pierceson — Indiana’s Religious Freedom Law

Pierceson joins Alex Degman to talk about differences between Indiana’s law and a similar law already in place in Illinois.

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Ward 6 Alderman Cory Jobe — Food Trucks

Jobe joins Alex Degman to talk about an ordinance he’s actually amending, and could amend further, to restrict where food trucks can operate in relation to brick-and-mortar restaurants.

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State Senator Sam McCann on the 2015 budget agreement

Joey talks with State Senator Sam McCann about filling the $1.6 billion budget hole for fiscal year 2015.

Recent Headlines

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On Eve of Obama Visit, Rauner Pushes Agenda

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Won't give up on "structural change"

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Davis, LaHood Talk Presidential Visit

Barack Obama makes Thanksgiving Day phone calls to U.S. troops

The two Republican Congressmen whose districts include Springfield are ready to welcome President Obama to the Capitol.

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U of I Menorah Vandalized Again

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A 9-foot-tall menorah at a University of Illinois Jewish student center has been damaged for a third time in less than a year.

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Lawmaker Introduces Violent Videos Bill

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An Illinois lawmaker wants to criminalize recording fights in order to post them online.

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Downtown Street Parking Ban for Obama Event

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The City of Springfield has put out a list of places you can't park in the downtown area Wednesday due to President Obama's visit.