Podcasts: Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch Podcasts

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Congressman Rodney Davis

Joey chats with Congressman Rodney Davis about the US Chamber of Commerce “Spirit of Enterprise” award, the Veterans Administration, and the recent shooting in Roanoke.

Morning Newswatch

“The Adams Family Musical” opens tonight at the Hoogland

Joey talks with Gus Gordon from the cast of “The Adams Family Musical” that opens tonight at the Hoogland Center for the Arts in downtown Springfield.

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A petition to include more conditions in the cannabis registry

Joey talks with Dr. Marc Sloan about the Cannabis Patient Advocacy Coalition’s delivery of 1,500 signatures to Governor Rauner and Director of Public Health Dr. Nirav Shah on a petition to include 11 additional medical conditions be added to the cannabis registry program.

Weekend Newswatch

Was the Roanoke shooter ready to run?

We are learning more about the shooter in that Roanoke murder of a reporter and a photographer.

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Analysis of the 18th Congressional seat debate

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.

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Should you be doing something different with your investments?

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.

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Springfield Ward 1 Alderman Chuck Redpath

Springfield Ward 1 Alderman Chuck Redpath joined Joey to discuss last nights’ Springfield City Council meeting.

Weekend Newswatch

Rep. Tim Butler on the Committee of the Whole session in the Illinois House

Joey talks with Representative Tim Butler about yesterday’s Committee of the Whole session at the Illinois House of Representatives, and the budget stalemate.

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It was a volatile day on the markets yesterday in China

Trading in China’s main index was rocky yesterday before closing down 1.3%.

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Concern over markets continue today

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.

Recent Headlines

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Illinois First State in the Nation to Lock Painkiller Bottles

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The one-year program will put the locks on painkillers that contain hydrocodone, also known as Vicodin or Norco.

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The Du Quoin State Fair is on Now Through Labor Day

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Fair Manager Patrick Buchen says it's a money windfall for the area.

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Pair of House Fires Look Like Arson but Appear to be Unrelated

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SPD and SFD continue to investigate the fires which occured within 90 minutes of each other.

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Judge Considers Whether to Dismiss Illinois Head-Injury Suit

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Cook County Judge Leroy Martin Jr. heard oral arguments Friday.

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Ex-Washington Mayor Don Gronewald Dead at 83

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Gronewald, mayor of the central Illinois town from 1989 to 2001, died Tuesday at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center in Peoria.