Podcasts: Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch Podcasts

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Rep. Brauer on the Budget

Representative Brauer joins Joey to discuss the passing of numerous spending bills at the Capitol Thursday.

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Caitol Roundup

Dave Dahl joins Joey to discuss the happenings on a busy week at the Illinois State Capitol.

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Wildfires & Turkey Mine Explosion

Gordon Deal with the Wall Street Journal This Morning get’s you caught up on the California wildfires and the latest on that mine explosion in Turkey.

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Pension Reform on Hold!

AFSCME Council 31 executive director Henry Bayer joins Joey to talk about a Sangamon County judges order halting the pension reform in the state.

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Bill gives yet another chance for DUI offenders

Joey discusses a bill that would give those with four DIU offenses another chance a getting behind the wheel with the bills sponsor Representative Elaine Nekritz.

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Alderman Frank Edwards on the NAPA contract

Joey talks with Ward 1 Alderman Frank Edwards on the situation surrounding the NAPA contract and the city garage consolidation.

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IDPH Director Dr. LaMar Hasbrouck on MERS

Dr. LaMar Hasbrouck, Director of the Illinois Department of Public Health talks with Joey about the MERS virus.

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Art of Illinois Wine Festival

Megan Pressnall from the Illinois Grape Growers and Vintners Association joins Joey to discuss the Art of Illinois Wine Festival this weekend in downtown Springfield.

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Old Capitol Farmers Market

Ann Frescura from Downtown Springfield Inc. visits with Joey on the opening day of the Old Capitol Farmers Market on Wednesday.

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Dee Dee Duffy – Educator of the Year

Joey visits with Dee Dee Duffy, recipient of the the Horace Mann Educator of the Year award.

Recent Headlines

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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

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

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New CWLP Head Brown: Restructure PILOT

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The new man in charge of City Water Light and Power says maybe the PILOT program does need to change.

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WCIA-TV Anchor Dave Benton Passes Away

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A local television anchor's long bout with cancer has come to a sad end.