Podcasts: Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch

Paint the Street Fest

Joey talks with Erin Svendsen from the Springfield Art Association What is “Paint the Street Fest” coming up the 26th.

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Israel & Hamas

Israel has threatened news attacks against Gaza now that Hamas has rejected a truce offer and the first Israeli has been killed by a Hamas rocket attack.

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Mike Houston on Mayoral Candidacy

Joey talks with Mayor Mike Houston about his announcement to once again seek the office of mayor of Springfield.

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Be Aware Women’s Fair Super Survivor Nominations

Tiffany Lowers talks with Joey about getting you Super Survivor nominations in for this years Be Aware Women’s Fair.

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Paul Palazzolo on Houston Announcement

Joey talks with Springfield mayoral candidate Paul Palazzolo to get his thoughts on Mayor Mike Houston’s announcement that he will once again seek the office.

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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.

Recent Headlines

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Langfelder to Announce Police Chief Pick Tuesday

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6-3-15 Springfield Police Chief Forum

Springfield Mayor Jim Langfelder will announce his pick for police chief Tuesday.

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Blood Center Opens New Donor Center

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The Central Illinois Community Blood Center is officially in its new home.

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Lincoln College to Become University Again

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The just-installed president of Lincoln College says the college will become a university again.

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Trump Campaigns in Chicago; Stands by Illegal Immigrant Comments

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Donald Trump's speech in Chicago included many defenses on his immigration stance.

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Rauner to State Workers: You Will Get Paid

Illinois Republican gubernatorial candidate businessman Bruce Rauner participates in a Republican gubernatorial candidate debate Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014, in Springfield, Ill. The four Republican gubernatorial candidates said that they’ll be willing to work with unions if elected but differed on how to approach the relationship during a downstate debate that largely focused on pension reform, taxes and just briefly on personal issues that have dogged some of the candidates.

State employees will continue to be paid for working if there's no state budget agreement by Wednesday.