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Morning Newswatch Podcasts

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Strategy in Syria

President Obama has signaled the U.S. has no immediate plans to escalate military operations against Islamic State extremest in Iraq and Syria.

Weekend Newswatch

Ferguson

Joey talks about the latest out of Ferguson Missouri with Jim Krasula from CBS Radio News.

Morning Newswatch

Kidzeum

The Kidzeum of Health and Science got another funding boost from Scheels this week. Kidzeum Board President Rachael Thomson talks with Joey about it.

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Islamic State Funding

The Wall street journal is reporting this morning, that the Islamic State is running a self sustaining economy in territory across Syria and Iraq, making it one of the richest terror groups and an unprecedented threat.

City of Springfield

Alderman Jobe

Ward 6 Alderman Cory Jobe joins Joey to talk about the Springfield City Council meeting.

Morning Newswatch

ISIS and Syria

CBS Radio News Military Analyst Mike Lyons talks with Joey about the American killed while fighting for ISIS, and the latest on possible U.S. air strikes in Syria.

Weekend Newswatch

E-Cigs

Joey talks with Dr. Joseph Henkel, Chief, Division of Pulmonary & Critical Care at the SIU School of medicine about electronic cigarettes.

Former U.S. President George W. Bush takes part in the ALS ice bucket challenge

Ice Bucket Challenge

University of Illinois Springfield assistant professor of Public Administration Tosha Cantrell-Bruce talks with Joey about why the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge is so popular.

Morning Newswatch

Mayor Trevor Clatfelter

Joey talks with Sherman Mayor Trevor Clatfelter about bringing back the Sherman Homecoming at the site of a new Sherman park.

66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Press Room

Emmy Wrap-up

Joey gives you the highlights of Monday nights Prime Time Emmy show.

Recent Headlines

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Ben U Student Airs Concerns Following Private Forum

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The questions surrounding Benedictine University's decision to cancel undergraduate programs at its Springfield campus continue.

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Springfield Clinic’s “GIVE75″ Campaign Continues

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Springfield Clinic is celebrating its 75th birthday but the company is giving the presents instead of receiving

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Bar Assoc. Offers Help Voting for Judges

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How do you know how to vote for judges? The Illinois State Bar Association has some help.

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Rauners Say Bruce and Quinn Agree on Social Issues

Illinois Republican gubernatorial candidate businessman Bruce Rauner participates in a Republican gubernatorial candidate debate Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014, in Springfield, Ill. The four Republican gubernatorial candidates said that they’ll be willing to work with unions if elected but differed on how to approach the relationship during a downstate debate that largely focused on pension reform, taxes and just briefly on personal issues that have dogged some of the candidates.

Speaking to a coalition of women supporting her husband’s campaign, Diana Rauner said Gov. Pat Quinn has tried to take the focus off jobs and the economy.