Podcasts: Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch Podcasts

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Wreaths Across America

David McKnelly with the local chapter of Wreaths Across America talks with Joey about the start of this years fund raising campaign to get wreaths on the graves of those heroes at Camp Butler Cemetery.

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The ACA and Small Business

Many small businesses won a reprieve on providing health insurance under the affordable care act until 2015 or beyond.

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New Lung Treatment

There could be good news on the horizon for those suffering from COPD.

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Voter Discontent

For all the measures showing that, as voters we want fresh faces, the primary election season so far for leaving…

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The Springfield Mile

Rider Jared Mees joins Joey to talk about the AMA races at the Springfield Mile this weekend.

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Swimming Pool Electrical Safety

With swimming pools opening up this holiday weekend, and in light of this video of children being shocked in a pool (WARNING – SOME MIGHT FIND THIS VIDEO DISTURBING – http://miami.cbslocal.com/2014/05/21/video-shows-kids-shocked-in-hialeah-pool). Joey talks with Molly Hall at SafeElectricity.Org about what to do in a similar situation.

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Captiol Roundup

Dave Dahl from the Morning Newswatch talks with Joey about the latest happenings at a busy statehouse with and capitol roundup.

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Drones and Surveillance

Top military officials are pressing for permission to publicly defend American drone strikes against criticism in the U.S. and abroad. Gordon Deal with the Wall Street Journal this Morning has the story.

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Mayoral Candidate Paul Palazzolo

Joey talks with Springfield mayoral candidate Paul Palazzolo on the issues some have with the new Springfield ward map and the NAPA contract.

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National Mustang Show this Weekend

Carroll Sutton, President of the Central Illinois Mustangers talks with Joey about the Prairieland Roundup, the Mustang Club of America (MCA) 2014 National Mustang Show this weekend at the Crowne Plaza Convention Center.

Recent Headlines

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Catholic Bishops Call for Bell Ringing to Mark End of Civil War

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Archdiocese of Chicago officials say the plan arose out of the denomination's annual meeting.

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Eastern Ill. Lincoln Site to Commemorate 150th Death Anniversary

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The presentations are scheduled for the weekend of April 10 to 12.

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Illinois Observes Earth Hour This Evening

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Lights out from 8:30 to 9:30 this evening.

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Illinois Receives Federal Grant to Help SNAP Recipients to Greater Self-Sufficiency

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$21.9 million dollars allocated over three years to teach SNAP recipients job skills and job etiquette.

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United Way Sees Increase in Giving

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This year's annual campaign has raised more money.