Podcasts: Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch Podcasts

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Israel & Hamas

Gaza militants have fired three rockets at Israel today despite a truce proposal by Egypt.

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Medical Marijuana

Medical marijuana could be available in Illinois by 2015. Many communities are putting aside qualms about it and creating zoning ordinances. Nick Williams Chief Staff General Counsel at HW Holdings, a company that is working to get facilities in Illinois talks to Joey about it.

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Israel and Immigrants

The U.S. government is scrambling to find temporary housing for thousands of children streaming across the border., and the latest on the situation in Israel.

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Veterans Ousted

Dozens of veterans with brain injuries are being kicked our of their group homes.

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Illinois Tourism

Joey talks with Jennifer Hoelzle, deputy director of the Illinois Office of Tourism on new stats concerning the number of visitors to Illinois.

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Unlocking You Mobile Phone & the “Supermoon”

The Senate Judiciary Committee voted to repeal the cell phone unlocking ban, which could set the stage for allowing consumers to take any mobile device to any wireless carrier…and check out the “Supermoon” if it’s not too cloudy.

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Speeding Up Deportation

Senate Democrats are expressing concern that the President Obama’s plans to speed up deportation of thousands of children crossing the southern border could hurt the careful review of the migrants cases and potentially return them to danger back home.

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IRS Scandal

The Internal Revenue Service targeting scandal just keeps getting messier.

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“All Shook Up”

Sophie Lanser and Jacob Deters Joey Joey to talk about the second show in the Springfield Muni season opening tomorrow…”All Shook Up”.

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Border Crossing Crisis

Republican lawmakers are calling for a change in the law so that many children crossing the U.S. border illegally could be deported more quickly.

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Bill Automatically Registers to Vote Those Getting A Driver’s License or ID

Illinois General Assembly

Bill sponsors don't expect it to pass this legislative session.

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Champaign Leads Illinois Cities in 5-Year Growth

Champaign

Decatur had drop in population.

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General Assembly to Get Going on Rauner’s Bills

Illinois General Assembly

Several bills coming out of the governor's office are on Rauner's "Turnaround Agenda".

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Special Election Candidate Says Raise in Gas Tax Isn’t the Way to Go

Mike Flynn

Mike Flynn says there are alternatives to raising gas tax in order to fund the Highway Trust Fund.