Podcasts

Podcasts

Weekend Newswatch

Wednesday, April 22, 201504/22/2015

The Central Illinois Food Bank needs your help

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Krista Lisser with the Central Illinois Food Bank talks with Joey about wasy you can help the food bank through a WalMart program, and about how many people are ‘food insecure’ in Central Illinois.

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Wednesday, April 22, 201504/22/2015

Dave Dahl with Governor Bruce Rauner

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

WTAX reporter Dave Dahl sat down with Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner yesterday. Here is a portion of that interview.

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Tuesday, April 21, 201504/21/2015

Senator Andy Manar with the latest on the school funding formula bill

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey talks with State Senator Andy Manar to get the latest on reports that the bill changing the way Illinois schools are funded has little chance of passing this session.

Tuesday, April 21, 201504/21/2015

District 186 School Board President Mike Zimmers

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey talks with Mike Zimmers about the school board meeting last night and why the board did not pass a resolution condemning the practice, and urging lawmakers to ban what’s called “gay conversion therapy” in minors.

Morning Newswatch

Tuesday, April 21, 201504/21/2015

What caused the immigrant trafficking ship to capsize?

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Initial reports were that the fishing boat that sank over the weekend causing some 700 migrants from Libya to drown, capsized when passengers rushed to one side of the vessel to see a cargo ship that had come to help…but there is another story being told.

Weekend Newswatch

Monday, April 20, 201504/20/2015

Chris Hembrough from the Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey talks with the President and CEO of the Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce, Chris Hembrough about the municipal elections and the upcoming ‘Business Connections.’ event.

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Monday, April 20, 201504/20/2015

Sherman Mayor Trevor Clatfelter

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey talks with Sherman Mayor Trevor Caltfelter about his reelection and his agenda for the this term, and about some community events coming up in the village.

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Monday, April 20, 201504/20/2015

The Boston Marathon, two years after the bombing

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey talks with Heather Bosch form CBS Radio News from the start of the Boston Marathon.

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Monday, April 20, 201504/20/2015

Why haven’t more Republicans officially announce for a run for president?

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

A number of Republicans who would like to run for president have yet to declared their intentions yet. And the main reason has to do with fundraising flexibility.

Law Talk

Saturday, April 18, 201504/18/2015

Law Talk — April 18, 2015

In Law Talk Podcasts

Today’s hosts are Sarah Delano Pavlik and Pat Smith.

Recent Headlines

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Durbin: Don’t Defund Planned Parenthood

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Efforts to cut off federal funding for Planned Parenthood are misguided, according to U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.).

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New ISBE Superintendent’s Salary Questioned

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Depending on your view, lawmakers are either diligently protecting the public's dimes or they're browbeating the new administration's appointees.

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IDOT: Buckling Up Improves to New High

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If you do not buckle up when you're in the car, you're in a small, small group.

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“Mitsubishi Task Force” Formed

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Officials have set up a task force to help Mitsubishi Motors employees who will soon lose their jobs and help the company as it tries to find a buyer for the company's only U.S. plant in Normal.

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Durbin Disappointed in Quick Fixes for Highway Funding and Import Export Bank

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Dick Durbin hopes those issues will be addressed when Congress returns in September.

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Kelly Contemplates Another Run for Office

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William Kelly has run for several offices and says the Illinois GOP has gotten away from it's values.