Podcasts: Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Weekend Newswatch

Eat With Your Kids

Dr. Marthe dela Cruz from the SIU school of Medicine talks with Joey about a study published in The Journal of Pediatrics that says having family meals can lower the chances of a child becoming obese.

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The Latest on Ebola in Dallas

The CDC plans to increase screening for Ebola for people flying to the U.S.

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School Board

District 186 School Board President Mike Zimmers joins Joey to talk about the latest school board meeting.

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SCOTUS

There is a new batch of newlyweds today, many rushed to get married yesterday, right after the Supreme Court declined to consider weather same sex couples have a constitutional right to marry.

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The Latest on Ebola

Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings says there are no symptoms among city residents.

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Mammogram Mondays

Joey talks with Dr. Robert Mocharnuk with the Simmons Cancer Institute at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine about “Mammogram Mondays” which are back this October for uninsured women.

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William “Billy” Bishop

Joey has a conversation with William “Billy’ Bishop who has announced his candidacy for ward 2 alderman.

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Cyber Security

With yet another breach of security last week at JPMorgan/Chase, Joey talks with Assistant Professor in Computer Science Lucas Vespa at the University of Illinois Springfield about keeping your information safe.

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Ebola

The aggressive response to Ebola in Dallas is likely to prevent a wide scale outbreak but, multiple mistakes revealed some unexpected issues the U.S. would have to prepare for in the event of a larger threat.

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2nd Street Bike Lanes

Director of public works in Springfield, Mark Mahoney talks with Joey about the new bike paths on 2nd street in Springfield.

Recent Headlines

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Deliberations Begin in IDPH Grant Fraud Case

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A federal jury has started deliberating on whether a Chicago businessman and his wife stole $3.4 million they received in Illinois state grant funds.

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State Courts Warn of Jury Duty Phone Scam

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Illinois residents are being warned about a phone scam in which victims are told there's a warrant for their arrest because of missed jury duty.

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Phone Companies Want “Relief” From Providing Land Lines

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Should local phone companies be required to provide residential land-line service?

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Aldermen Approve Inspector General Position — Now What?

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Transparency and good government are coming to Springfield by way of an inspector general... maybe.