Morning Newswatch Podcasts
University of Illinois Springfield professor of political science Dr. Kent Redfield talks with Joey about last nights’ debate between Darin LaHood and Rob Mellon who are running for the 18th Congressional seat in the special election coming up September 10th.
Asian markets rebounded today with the help or central bankers around the globe and encouraging signs from China where volatility in stocks dropped off significantly from previous sessions.
Springfield Ward 1 Alderman Chuck Redpath joined Joey to discuss last nights’ Springfield City Council meeting.
Joey talks with Representative Tim Butler about yesterday’s Committee of the Whole session at the Illinois House of Representatives, and the budget stalemate.
Trading in China’s main index was rocky yesterday before closing down 1.3%.
Joey talks to the Dean of the College of Business & Management at the University of Illinois Springfield, Ron McNeil about concern over the market turmoil.
Joey talks with Springfield Ward 7 Alderman Joe McMenamin, who doesn’t think Hunter Lake is a good move right now, to get his thought son the latest developments on the lake.
The centers for disease control reports that the heroin death toll from heroin overdoses have quadrupled in the decade that ended in 2013, and it has only gotten worse.
Now that there are two cases of West Nile Virus in Illinois, Joey talks with the Director of the Sangamon County Department of Public Health, Jim Stone on how to recognize West Nile virus and how to reduce the chances of getting it.
Five passengers who were aboard a french high speed train and attacked a gunman were honored with the highest recognition in France, the Legion of Honor.