Podcasts: Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch Podcasts

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A Brief History of Tax Day

Kenneth C. Davis, author of the “Don’t Know Much” series of history books, joined CBS News to take a closer look at the origins and complexity of America’s tax system.

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Sen. Rand Paul is Walking a Fine Line

The WSJ This Morning explores.

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The Latest on the Ukraine Crisis

The Wall Street Journal this morning talks live with a reporter stationed in Ukraine.

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Change Those Passwords…Maybe

Heartbleed is an internet security bug that could lead to your information being compromised. University of Illinois Springfield’s Information Technology Services Clayton Belott talks about it with Joey. Check out this site to see which passwords are safe to change http://mashable.com/2014/04/09/heartbleed-bug-websites-affected/

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The Samsund Galaxy S5 Here!

Joey talks with tech journalist Larry Maggid about the new Samsung Galaxy S5 which is on sale now.

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Sen. Andy Manar on School Funding

State Senator Andy Manar joins Joey to talk about the school funding bill that made it through committee yesterday.

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Murrysville Stabbing

Joey talks with KDKA Radio Reporter Bill Rehkopf from the scene of the knife attack at Franklin Regional High School.

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Jungle Book

Alex Remolina who plays Mowgli, Dan Denny who plays Shere Khan and directors Gil and Ann Opferman join Joey to talk about Jungle Book this weekend at the Hoogland.

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Springfield Alderman Edwards on City Council

Ward 1 Alderman Frank Edwards joins Joey to discuss Tuesday Night’s city council meeting and the NAPA contract.

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First Show Booked for BOS Plaza

General Manager of the Prairie Capital Convention Center Brian Oaks joins Joey to talk about the first concert booked for the new outdoor venue, BOS Plaza.

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Springfield Opens New Park

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Children wasted no time Thursday morning running to play in the new "Bounties of Nature" playground at Center Park in Springfield, once it officially opened.

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Former U.S. Rep. Jackson Leaves Prison

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FILE - In this March 9, 2012 file photo, Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. , D-Ill., and his wife, Chicago Alderman Sandi Jackson, ask each other for their support and votes as they arrive at a polling station for early voting in Chicago. The sweep of Jesse Jackson Jr.'s life, from golden boy who could be president to broken politician, will be laid out for a federal judge in Washington, D.C., Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013, as she sentences him and his wife for misusing $750,000 in campaign money on a gold-plated Rolex watch, mink capes, mounted elk heads and other personal items.

Jackson will serve the remainder of his sentence at a Washington, D.C., halfway house.

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Legislature Passes Budget Fix, Governor Says He’ll Sign

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The Illinois Legislature has approved a plan ending weeks of negotiations over plugging a $1.6 billion hole in this year's state budget.

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Schock Leaves Congress with “Humility, Sadness”

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Congressman Aaron Schock says he is leaving Congress with sadness and humility.

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Macoupin County Man Arrested on Child Porn Charges

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Madigan's office says the arrest of Timothy Saxton, 37, is the 75th since her office started what's called "Operation Glass House".