Podcasts: Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch Podcasts

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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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Windows XP Support is Gone

Clayton Bellot with UIS Information Technology Services joins Joey to talk about concerns we should have about Microsoft dropping support for Windows XP. 95% ATMs use XP.

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Springfield Mayoral Candidate Paul Palazzolo

Paul Palazzolo has announced his run for Mayor of Springfield. He joins Joey to discuss what he can bring to the office.

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A Schedule Change for District 186 Students on the Way?

District 186 School Board Vice President Adam Lopez joins Joey to discuss the latest board meeting which included a proposal for students to start one hour earlier, one day a week.

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The Latest on Flight 370

Shannon Van Sant from CBS Radio News talks with Joey Live from Beijing on the pings that were picked up over the weekend that could be from Flight 370.

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6th Street Traffic Could Get Better…Someday!

Joey talks with Roger Driskell, Deputy Director of Highways with the Illinois Department of Transportation on the public meeting last night on changes for 6th street coming into Springfield.

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April Enchanted at the Hoogland

Nancy Cole with “Enchanted April” talked with Joey about the show’s opening night at the Hoogland Center for the Arts.

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Former 186 Superintendent on School Funding Plan

Former 186 Superintendent, now Executive Director of the Large Unit District Association, Dr. Diane Rutledge on School Funding.

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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.

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House Approves Springfield High Speed Rail Oversight Act

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An attempt to make sure fair hiring practices are implemented on Springfield's high speed rail 10th street consolidation project is moving forward.

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Rauner Admin. Plans $106 Million in Medicaid Cuts

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Cuts to Medicaid will make up about one-third of the $300 million in spending reductions by Gov. Bruce Rauner's office

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Butler: Future of $26M in Social Service Funding Unknown

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State Representative Tim Butler says who knows if that $26 million Governor Bruce Rauner is holding from a number of state social service programs will be restored or not.