Podcasts: Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch Podcasts

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Texting Your Emergencies :)

The ability to text emergency information to 911 operators is not so far away. Brian Fontes with the National Emergency Number Association talks with Joey about in on the Newswatch.

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The President and his Pen

President Obama signed an executive order increasing minimum wage for certain federal workers Wednesday. Joey talks with Dr. Chris Mooney on the scope of executive order.

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The PCCC Dynasty?

General Manager Brian Oaks talks with Joey about the possibility of a reality show centered on the Prairie Capital Convention Center.

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District 186 Board Member Weighs in on School Funding

District 186 Board Member Mike Zimmers talks with Joey about the two referenda that could make it to the ballot in November to help fund schools.

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An Educational Luch Spot

Joey McLaughlin talks with Nancy Sweet the Lincoln Land Community College culinary operations manager about the new student run Bistro Verde, located in the state-of-the-art Workforce Careers Center.

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The Rutherford Lawsuit

Joey McLaughlin talks with Dr. Kent Redfield, political science professor from the University of Illinois Springfield about the latest on the lawsuit filed against Illinois Republican gubernatorial candidate Dan Rutherford.

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Live from Sochi

Steve Futterman from CBS news talks with Joey from Sochi Russia about how warm it is, how strangely empty it feels and Gracie Gold.

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Springfield Park District

Interim Executive Director Derek Harms talks with Joey about the future of the park district.

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Fund the Arts with a Glass of Wine Tonight.

Craig Williams with the Springfield Area Arts Council visited with Joey about a fundraiser at All About Wine tonight (2-11-14).

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Happy Birthday Mr. President!

Chris Wills of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum (ALPLM) joins Joey to talk about the special activities at the ALPLM for Mr. Lincolns birthday.

Recent Headlines

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Rauner Encourages Youth Fitness

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Governor Bruce Rauner says Illinois is joining a national program looking to reduce childhood obesity.

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Security Breach at Bradley University

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Bradley University in Peoria is the subject of a potential computer breach.

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Lincoln Funeral Train Car Almost Complete

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The train car being built to look like the car that was used to carry President Abraham Lincoln's body after he passed away is almost complete.

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Rauner’s Justice League Is Together

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Goal: Cut prison population by 25 percent