Podcasts: Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch Podcasts

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Even without a Polar Vortex, winter can be dangerous!

Joey talks with Illinois Department of Health Director LaMar Hasbrouk about frostbite and hypothermia.

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Why isn’t Jennifer Gill the new District 186 superintendent yet?

Joey Talks with District 186 Superintendent designee about why things were not finalized last night at the school board meeting.

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What does the Governor’s disaster declaration mean?

Joey McLaughlin talks with Illinois Emergency Agency Director Jonathan Monken about Governor Quinn declaring the state a disaster area.

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Don’t let the cold freeze your pipes

Gary Hurley from City, Water, Light and Power joins Joey to talk about frozen pipes, and how to avoid them.

money

A look at the Springfield city budget

Joey McLaughlin talks with the director of the Office of Budget and Management for the city of Springfield on the cities new budget.

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Credit card and identity theft.

Scott Mulford of the Illinois Attorney General’s office joins Joey McLaughlin to talk about identity theft.

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The new Illinois pot law

Joey McLaughlin talks with Chris Lindsey from the Marijuana Policy Project on the new Illinois medicinal marijuana law.

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Are you a procrastinator?

Joey talks Tisha Bayless, an adult outpatient therapist with Mental Health Centers of Central Illinois, an affiliate of Memorial Health System on procrastination.

Rodney Davis checks in before heading back to D.C.

Joey McLaughlin talks with Rep. Rodney Davis on the latest on Obama Care and expired tax exemptions.

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First Night Springfield

Joey Talks with the Springfield Arts Council’s Craig Williams about First Night Springfield.

Recent Headlines

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Legislation Surfaces to “Fix” This Year’s State Budget

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A bill for fund sweeps to fix the state budget now is in play in the legislature.

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Illinois Delegation Reacts to Netanyahu

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Durbin attended out of respect to Jews; Schakowsky boycotted

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More Testimony about School Funding

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Manar airs out new SB 1

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Libri Retires; Last Day as Circuit Clerk March 31

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First elected in 1996 following one term as auditor

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Springfield Public Schools Look at Financing Options

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Springfield Public Schools is putting a plan in place if state budget cuts end up meaning cutting at least two state aid payments.