Podcasts: Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch Podcasts

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CBA Political Analyst on the presidential primary

Joey talks with CBS News political analyst Professor Leonard Steinhorn about the roll Illinois plays in the presidential primary this year.

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The ‘ghost candidates” of Chicago

Allegations of ghost candidates have long haunted elections in Chicago, a city well known for political gamesmanship.

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New IHPA Director Heidi Brown-McCreery

Joey talks to the new Illinois Historic Preservation Agency Director, Heidi Brown-McCreery.

Weekend Newswatch

Springfield Alderman Cory Jobe on John Kasich

Ward 6 Alderman and Director of the Illinois Office of Tourism, Cory Jobe talks with Joey about why he is backing John Kasich in the primary.

Republican presidential candidate Sen. Marco Rubio speaks during a conference hosted by the Foreign Policy Initiative at the 3 West Club

Featuring: Marco Rubio
Where: New York, New York, United States
When: 14 Aug 2015
Credit: Dennis Van Tine/Future Image/WENN.com

**Not available for publication in Germany, Poland, Russia, Hungary, Slovenia, Czech Republic, Serbia, Croatia, Slovakia**

Marco Rubio and the fight to win his home state

As Florida Senator Marco Rubio fights to keep his presidential bid alive by winning the republican primary in his home state tomorrow, he needs to perform strongly in one group in particular – Hispanics in southern and central Florida.

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SIU School of Medicine Dean on possible cuts

Joey talks with the Dean and Provost at the SIU School of Medicine and CEO of SIU HealthCare, Dr. Jerry Kruse on proposed cuts.

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“Love is Eternal” writer/director Rose Harmon

Joey talks with Rose Harmon, the writer and director of a new play that opens at the Edwards Place tonight about the wedding of Abe and Mary Lincoln. Get tickets by calling the Springfield Art. Association at 217.523.2631.


“Business over Coffee” with Charlie Ferguson

Every Friday Charlie Ferguson talks with a Springfield business on “Business over Coffee.” This week, Charlie talks with Barry Seidman from Barney’s Furniture.


There is only one path to victory for Kasich

It has to work out like this for Ohio Governor John Kasich in the republican presidential primary…he needs to win his home state this Tuesday to extend his campaign since he has yet to win a single primary or caucus.

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The Springfield St. Patrick’s Day Parade is Saturday

Joey talks with Shawn Mayernick about The Springfield St. Patrick’s Day Parade, which is coming up Saturday.

Recent Headlines

3 hours ago in Local

Langfelder: Y Block Proposals Going Online, to be Considered in Matter of Months

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It won’t be at Tuesday night’s Springfield City Council meeting, but it may not be long before aldermen formally consider the proposals submitted for what to do with the former YWCA block downtown near the Governor’s mansion.

4 hours ago in Local

Springfield School Board Approves Administrator Moves

5-2-16 Springfield Public School Board Meeting

The changes include a new principal for Springfield High School.

8 hours ago in Local

Deadline Coming for Constitutional Amendment


Graduated-tax boosters boast bipartisan support

11 hours ago in Local

Springfield Marks Tourism Week

5-2-16 Tourism Week

There are a lot of misconceptions about Springfield these days according to local tourism officials.

11 hours ago in Local

Small Business Week


Conn says she is an example of both the good and bad of Illinois