Podcasts: Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch Podcasts

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Secretary of Defense Grilled at the House

In his first public appearance since the swap of Taliban for Bowe Bergdahl, Defense Secretary spent three hours being grilled by the house armed services committee yesterday.

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Sangamon County SMART

Sangamon County Board Member Andy Goleman joins Joey to talk about the future of the county SMART transit system.

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Springfield City Council

Springfield Ward 1 Alderman Frank Edwards joins Joey to discuss the city council’s committee of the whole meeting last night.

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Stress Management

Anne Godman from springfieldhealthcheck.org joins Joey to talk about a stress management event coming up Wednesday.

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School Shooting/Eric Cantor

What we know about yesterday’s school shooting, plus Eric Cantors defeat in the primary.

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Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl

Joey talks with Mike Lyons from CBS Radio News, and gets the latest on the situation with Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl.

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The Veterans Administration

An internal audit released yesterday showed that 60 thousand veterans are waiting to get an appointment at the department of veterans afffairs

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Las Vegas Shootings

In the wake of the Las Vegas shooting, the Justice Department is looking into possible domestic anti-government extremists.

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Purple Heart Memorial

P.J. Staab and veteran Tom Quigley talk with Joye about a couple of fundraising opportunities for the proposed Purple Heart Memorial at Oak Ridge Cemetery.

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City Council

Former corporation counsel to the city of Springfield, Mark Cullen joins Joye to talk about the Carpenter St. overpass, the NAPA contract and the Inspector General position.

Recent Headlines

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Fulgenzi, Langfelder Continue to Address Liquor License Voting Concerns

5-26-15 John Fulgenzi

"It is what it is, and we have to make sure it works."

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SMTD Votes to Cut Routes, Including State Fair Service

5-26-15 SMTD

The Springfield Mass Transit District will be doing away with several routes that officials say are unused, in just a month's time.

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Springfield Woman Sentenced for Embezzling $400k

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A Springfield woman has been sentenced to nearly four years in prison for embezzling more than $400,000 from her former employer.

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Lawmakers Back Training for Hazardous Railroad Materials

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The railroads that operate in Illinois are instructing local police and fire departments on how to handle a hazardous material spill.

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Chatham Man Named Illinois National Guard Adjutant General

3-26-15 National Guard

Gov. Bruce Rauner has named Brig. Gen. Richard Hayes Jr. of Chatham as adjutant general of the Illinois National Guard.