Podcasts: Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch Podcasts

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A look at Ted Cruz and his bid for the White House

Texas Senator Ted Cruz has officially begun his presidential campaign calling for the repeal of ObamaCare and getting rid of the IRS.

Morning Newswatch

95th District Representative Avery Bourne

Joey talks with the 95th districts Avery Bourne about her objectives, her district and the current budget mess.

Weekend Newswatch

We need your questions for the 2015 Springfield Mayoral Debate

Joey talks with WTAX Brand Manager/News Director Alex Degmen about this Thursdays mayoral debate with Newschannel 20.

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Ted Cruz throws his hat into the presidential ring

Texas senator Ted Cruz, a favorite of the tea party will announce today that he is seeking the republican presidential nomination in 2016.

Morning Newswatch

Senator Andy Manar on the budget and school funding

Joey talks with State Senator Andy Manar about progress on budget negotiations, cuts to local governments and the effects of proposed cuts to schools.

Weekend Newswatch

“Fiddler on the Roof” opens this weekend at the Hoogland

Joey talks with Gus Gordon from the Hoogland Center for the Arts about the opening of “Fiddler on the Roof” featuring John Preece, who has toured professionally in the show for 25 years.

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The latest on the Tunisian museum attacks

Islamic State has now claimed responsibility for that attack on a museum in the Tunisian capitol.

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Sherman Mayor Trevor Clatfelter on upcoming budget challenges

Joey talks with Sherman Mayor Trevor Clatfelter on the Village Board’s work to fight the governor’s plan to strip tax money from municipalities and where they are in managing the budget this year.

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The latest on the terrorist attacks in Tunisia

17 foreign tourists are dead after terrorists attacked a museum in Tunisian capitol.

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Political consultant Thom Serafin on the Schock resignation

Political consultant Thom Serafin with Serafin & Associates talks with Joey about the resignation of Aaron Schock.

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New Illinois Schools Chief Says Funding Fix Could Take Years

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Smith also says charter schools should be part of the mix.

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Debate in General Assembly over Civics Class Requirement

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Bill also passed to use e-learning in Illinois schools during inclement weather.

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Autism Programs Hopeful Lawmakers Will Come to Their Rescue

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Providers say some programs may not survive if funding is not restored.

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DeWitt Co. Settlement OK’d in Dispute to Put Toxic Waste Over Aquifer

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DeWitt county has approved a settlement with a landfill company.

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Kankakee Co. Sheriff Describes Security Lapses that led to Inmate Escape

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Sheriff Tim Bukowski says investigators found no inmate count had been done.