Podcasts: Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch

State Senator & 18th Congressional seat candidate Darin LaHood

Joey talks with State Senator Darin LaHood about his campaign for the 18th Congressional district and the endorsement of former Illinois Governor Jim Edgar.

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Springfield’s new Economic Development Director

Joey talks with Springfield’s new Director of Economic Development, Karen Davis about her experience and plans for the job.

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The hack of government and private employee data has shaken D.C.

The disclosure last week that cyber crooks had hacked the data base that contained intimate and possibly damaging facts about millions of government and private employees has shaken Washington.

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The CEO/President of the Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce

Joey talks with Chris Hembrough with the Greater Springfield Chamber of commerce on what he is hearing from businesses about the state budget, and on an upcoming medical marijuana & concealed carry workshop.

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SIU Urology nurse practitioner on “Female Viagra”

Joey talks with SIU Urology nurse practitioner Cynthia Bednarchik about Flibanserin, or as it has been coined, “Female Viagra”.

Weekend Newswatch

The manhunt for two escaped New York prisoners continues

Joey talks with CBS Radio News Steve Futterman as the manhunt continues for two convicted murderers who escaped from an upstate New York prison last weekend.

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Jeb Bush will announce his official candidacy for President today.

Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush will formally announce his 2016 white house campaign today.

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Illinois Comptroller Leslie Munger

Joey talks with Illinois Comptroller Leslie Munger about the current budget situation in Illinois, and what happens if the state doesn’t get a budget deal done soon.

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The new Illinois National Guard Adjutant General

Joey talks with the new Adjutant General of the Illinois National Guard, Brigadier General Richard Hayes.

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‘Monty Python’s Spamalot’ opens this weekend at the Muni

Bailee Brinkman, Anna Benoit, and Albert Capati from the cast of ‘Spamalot’ join Joey to talk about the opening of the 50th season at the Springfield Muni.

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State Contract with AFSCME Extended 2 Months; Governor Vetoes Anti-Strike Bill

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There's still no state budget, but contract talks continue with the biggest state workers' union.

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Sherman in Good Financial Setting

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There might be one easy way to describe the budget situation...in Sherman.

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Electronics Recycling Available in Springfield — Take 2

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Springfield residents will have another opportunity to get rid of their unwanted electronics by recycling them.

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Rauner Approves Expansion of SNAP Benefits

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Newly signed legislation will expand access to food stamps in Illinois.

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Madigan: My COLA Rescinding Bill is Better than GOP’s

Illinois Speaker of the House Michael Madigan, D-Chicago, talks from the speakers podium in the House chambers Tuesday, May 13, 2014, in Springfield Ill. The Illinois Legislature resumes work toward its end of May deadline.

The Speaker of the Illinois House says Tuesday's vote to roll back lawmakers' cost-of-living increases represents progress toward meeting the governor halfway.