Podcasts: Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch Podcasts

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Tony Stewart and Racing at the Fair

Bob Sargent with Track Enterprises in Macon talks with Joey about the Tony Stewart situation and racing at the Illinois State Fair this weekend.

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Looking for Lincoln

Executive Director Sarah Watson of Looking for Lincoln discusses the expanded presence at the Illinois State Fair in this podcast (truncated due to technical difficulties).

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Robin Williams – 1

Remembering comedian and actor Robin Williams who was found dead in his Northern California Home.

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Robin Williams – 2

Remembering Robin Williams after he was found dead in his California home from an apparent suicide. An investigation is underway…he was 63.

Morning Newswatch

Tony Stewart

NASCAR’s Tony Stewart Struck and Killed Another Driver in the Middle of a Race.

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The President and Airstrikes

President Obama’s decision to launch military strikes in Iraq carries a lot of political risk.

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U.S. Airstrikes in Iraq

There are early indications that three days of U.S. air strikes are having an effect on the terrorists that have overrun large portions of Iraq.

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ISIS in Syria

The western word has major concerns win Syria as it tries to prevent the advances of the terrorist group called the Islamic State or ISIS.

Morning Newswatch

U.S. Airstrikes in Iraq

CBS Military Consultant Mike Lyons talks with Joey about President Obama’s decision to OK new air strikes in Iraq.

Weekend Newswatch

Inversion and Walgreens

Joey talks with Jorge Villegas, associate professor of Business Administration at University of Illinois Springfield about inversion and Walgreens decision not to do it.

Recent Headlines

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Boys and Girls Club Awarded Grant

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Facility was close to shutting its door a few years ago

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Man Arrested for Domestic Stabbing

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A Springfield man is in jail following a stabbing early Tuesday morning on Stevenson Dr.

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Ill. U.S. Senate Candidates Disagree on ISIS Strategy

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U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) says no to sending U.S. ground troops back to Iraq, but his Republican opponent in the Senate race says they shouldn’t have left in the first place.

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2014 Crop Harvest: Great Yields, Low Prices

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The 2014 crop year might be best remembered as a year of great yields and short prices.

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Springfield Man Sentenced to 12 Years for Hiding Gun

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A Springfield man has been sentenced to 12 years in prison after admitting he tried to hide a gun used in a fatal shooting.