Podcasts: Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch

Dr. Kent Redfield on ‘right to work’ zones

Joey talks with political science professor Dr. Kent Redfield about Governor Rauner’s call to establish ‘right to work’ zones in Illinois.

Weekend Newswatch

Congressman Rodney Davis on his committee assignments

Joey visited with Rodney Davis in the studio to discuss the Congressman’s committee assignments and his human tracking legislation.

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Hostages held by Islamic terrorists

A YouTube audio recording allegedly by a Japanese journalists being held by Islamic terrorists says an Jordanian pilot who was captured by the group will be killed unless an Iraqi female prisoner was released from a Jordanian prison later today.

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Ward 1 Alderman Frank Edwards on city council meeting

Joey talks with Ward 1 alderman Frank Edwards about the health care costs for city going budget by more than $3 million this fiscal year.

Morning Newswatch

Springfield Airport Authority Executive Director on the airports good year

Mark Hanna Executive Director, Springfield Airport Authority talks with Joey about the best year the Abraham Lincoln Capitol Airport has had in a while.

Weekend Newswatch

Alderman Gail Simpson on the Springfield mayoral race

Joey talks with Ward 2 Alderman Gail Simpson on the latest in her campaign to become the next mayor of Springfield.

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Boston digging out after blizzard

A powerful blizzard was predicted for the greater northeast, instead had it out mostly just for Boston and the surrounding New England.

Alderman Cory Jobe on his new job with the state

Joey talks with Ward 6 Alderman Cory Jobe on his appointment as the Director of the Illinois Department of Tourism.

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Steven Esposito form Morgan Stanley on new investor poll

Joey talks Illinois investor confidence and the Illinois economy with Steven Esposito from Morgan Stanley and the Investor Pulse Poll.

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Senator Andy Manar with the latest on school fuding

Joey talks with State Senator Andy Manar on the latest changes to the school funding bill, which is now SB1.

Recent Headlines

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Manar, Scherer Introduce High Speed Rail Legislation

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A couple of local lawmakers are trying to put some teeth into a high speed rail agreement that will benefit Springfield minority communities.

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Springfield Metro Unemployment Level Lowest Since 2007

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The Springfield metro area has recorded another drop in unemployment.

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Springfield Armed Robbery Suspect Caught on Camera, Police Seek Tips

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A man wielding a box cutter tried to hold up a new pet store near downtown Springfield

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Fuel Leak Closes Road Near New Berlin

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No one was injured in the crash.

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Salaita Sues U of I Over Rescinded Job Offer

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A professor who lost a University of Illinois job offer over his profane, anti-Israel Twitter messages has sued.