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.

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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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United Way Sees Increase in Giving

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This year's annual campaign has raised more money.

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Sangamon CEO Program Touts Success

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It's almost two years old, and the Sangamon CEO program says they've had more success than they could ever have imagined.

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Three Arrested in Pawnee on Meth Charges

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The Sangamon County Drug Interdiction Response Team, or DIRT, is reporting some meth arrests in Pawnee.

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39 Percent of Rural Illinois Without High Speed Internet Access

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Thirty-nine percent of people in rural parts of Illinois have no access to high-speed Internet service.

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Reid Supports Schumer, Not Durbin, For Senate Minority Leader

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U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin is praising Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid as "one of the ablest leaders of the Senate Democratic caucus in modern history.''