Podcasts: Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch Podcasts

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Safety tips for new drone pilots

Joey talks with Country Financial’s Eric Vanasdale on how to make sure you are flying your drone safely.

Morning Newswatch

Iraq prepares to rebuild Ramadi

Iraqi officials are discussing the enormous task of rebuilding the Iraqi city of Ramadi, recently retaken from Islamic State terrorists.


Ward 3 Alderman Doris Turner on the ethics committee

Joey talks with Ward 3 Alderman Doris Turner about the latest proposed solution to clearing up the current ethics cases for the city.

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Shaping up for the new year

Joey talks with Joshua Grant, who is a certified athletic trainer with SportsCare, part of Memorial Medical Center about fitness resolutions for the new year.


A check on the tech of 2015, and what’s to come in 2016

Tech enthusiasts bought up a lot of new gadgets and tech toys in 2015.


Dawson Mayor on sandbagging at the water plant

Joey talks with Dawson Mayor Jeremy Nunes about the effort to keep floodwater out of the water plant. If you are interested in helping sandbag, call the Dawson Village Hall at 364-5975.


Ward 1 Alderman on the city’s ethics backlog

Joey talks with Ward 1 Alderman Chuck Redpath on his resolution to deal with the city of Springfield’s backlog of ethics complaints.

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First Night Springfield activities

Joey talks with Craig McFarland with the Springfield Area Arts Council about First Night Springfield which gets underway tomorrow afternoon.


A look back at the best tech of ’15 and what to expect in ’16

Joey talks with technology analyst Larry Magid from Silicon Valley on some of the interesting tech products and issues of 2015 and what’s in store for the New Year.


Missouri National Guard called up to help with flooding

Flooding has intensified in parts of the U.S. as a massive storm continues to roll across the nation.

Recent Headlines

9 hours ago in Local

Full Text and Audio of Obama’s Speech to Legislature

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Click here for text and audio of President Obama's address to the Illinois General Assembly.

9 hours ago in Local

LISTEN: President Obama’s Full Speech at Hoogland Center for the Arts

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Click here for President Obama's remarks at the Hoogland Center for the Arts

9 hours ago in Local

Lawmakers, Current and Past, React to Obama Speech

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President Barack Obama visited Springfield Wednesday and had a lot to say to the General Assembly and Governor Rauner.

15 hours ago in Local

Obama: Citizens Are Turned Off By Current “Poisonous Political Climate” In U.S.

Obama speaks about the sequester in Washington

In his address, President Obama says people around the country are turned off by current "poisonous political climate."

15 hours ago in Local

Obama Reminiscing About Days In Illinois Legislature

Obama speaks about the sequester in Washington

President Obama reminisces about his days in the Illinois legislature.