Podcasts: Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch

UIS Political Science Professor on Governor Rauner and the Unions

Joey talks with University of Illinois Political Science Professor Dr. Kent Redfield about Governor Rauners actions regarding ‘Fair Share’ union dues.

Weekend Newswatch

New Sangamon County Clerk Don Gray

Joey talks with Don Gray, who was approved by the Sangamon county board to become the next Sangamon County clerk, replacing Joe Aiello, who left the office last month to take a state job.

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The latest on Kayla Mueller’s death and Brian Williams

The latest on the death of hostage Kayla Mueller, and NBC is sending Brian Williams to the sideline for six months.

Weekend Newswatch

Springfield Historic Sites Commission expands district boundaries

Joey talks with Steve Meyers, the vice chair of the Springfield Historic Sites Commission on its boundary expansion, and what it could mean for the city.

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Do the companies you do business with take care of your data?

Joey talks with University of Illinois Springfield Assistant Professor of Computer Science Lucas Vespa about the how safe your data is with the companies you do business with.

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More snow hits Boston and same sex marriage in Alabama

It’s hard to imagine Boston getting more snow…but it has. it is the third significant storm in the past three weeks…and the latest on the same sex marriage in Alabama.

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Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner on ‘Right to Work Zones’ and more

Governor Bruce Rauner joined Joey to discuss last weeks State of the State Address, ‘Right to Work Zones’ and living in Springfield.

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The Kidzeum is another step closer to becoming a reality

Joey talks with Kidzeum of Health and Science board president Rachael Thomson about the latest on getting the kids museum built.

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More snow on the way for Boston

Mother nature seems to have it out for New England this winter.

Morning Newswatch

Illinois News Broadcasters Association on Brain Williams

Now that Brian Williams has become a meme, Joey talks with H. Wayne Wilson, Past President and on the Resource Manager of the Illinois News Broadcasters Association abut the impact on the profession.

Recent Headlines

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Phillips 66: 25K Gallons of Diesel Fuel Leaks into Waterway

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Leak discovered Friday morning near Wood River Refinery.

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Department of Transportation to Implement New Rules for Tanker Cars

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Trains will be required to move through urban areas at a slower pace when carrying flammable liquids.

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Independent Record Stores Celebrate Record Store Day Today

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Several labels will have special releases to celebrate today.

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Funeral for Cardinal George Set for Thursday

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Cardinal George died Friday at the age of 78.

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Winslow Still Wants Body Cameras for SPD

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Winslow says he wants to use body cameras as a means to protect officers on every call, every time.