Podcasts: Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch Podcasts

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The new Illinois pot law

Joey McLaughlin talks with Chris Lindsey from the Marijuana Policy Project on the new Illinois medicinal marijuana law.

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Are you a procrastinator?

Joey talks Tisha Bayless, an adult outpatient therapist with Mental Health Centers of Central Illinois, an affiliate of Memorial Health System on procrastination.

Rodney Davis checks in before heading back to D.C.

Joey McLaughlin talks with Rep. Rodney Davis on the latest on Obama Care and expired tax exemptions.

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First Night Springfield

Joey Talks with the Springfield Arts Council’s Craig Williams about First Night Springfield.

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Make plans now NOT to drink and drive.

Joey talks with Shannon Alderman of the Illinois Department of Transportation about drinking and driving on New Year’s Eve

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Are resoultions more trouble than they are worth?

Joey McLaughlin talks with Beverly Flaxington of thehumanbehaviorcoach.com about how to make your resolution for the new year work.

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Put that phone down while you are behind the wheel!

Joey McLaughlin talks with Sheriff Neil Williamson on the new distracted driving law for the new year, and the department’s new FaceBook page.

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Worker Comp Claims to Get Closer Scrutiny

The Houston administration hopes to be able to more closely monitor worker comp claims next year

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City Budget Hearings Get Underway Soon

The Springfield City Council to start budget hearings.

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What is the Economic Outlook of the Region?

What may we expect as the region contiues to struggle economically?

Recent Headlines

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T-Mobile Customers May Be Eligible for Refunds

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Court ruling says cellphone company illegally charged customers

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Durbin Says There is a Lesson to be Learned in Cyber Attack

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Durbin fears more attacks coming

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Quinn Appoints Former Budget Director as Comptroller

FILE - In this March 6, 2013 file photo, Illinois Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka gestures on the House floor at the state Capitol in Springfield, Ill. Topinka, who won a second term in November 2014, died early Wednesday morning, Dec. 10, 2014, less than 24 hours after having a stroke, according to her office. She was 70. Topinka previously served three terms as Illinois state treasurer, was a former Illinois GOP chairwoman and ran for governor in 2006.

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn is scheduled to announce the successor to late Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka at a Friday event in Chicago.

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Deputies to Be More Visible in Rural Areas

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Barr wants his department on the country roads more

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Durbin: New Budget Acceptable, Needs Tweaking

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Says some provisions need to be changed