Podcasts: Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch Podcasts

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Ward 7 Alderman Joe McMenamin on the Esquire Theater

McMenamin joins Alex Degman to talk about progress on the Boulevard and what may become of the long-vacant property.

Morning Newswatch

Dr. Kent Redfield on naming a new comptroller

Joey talks with UIS political science professor Dr. Kent Redfield on the controversy surrounding naming a new comptroller.

Weekend Newswatch

The price of oil continues to fall

The price of oil has hit a wall, and that has nervous investors even more anxious.

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The CIA after the Senate report

So what is next for the CIA after a senate report said the interrogation tactics used by the agency are not effective.

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Springfield Alderman and Deputy Chief of Staff for Judy Baar Topinka Cory Jobe

Springfield Alderman and Deputy Chief of Staff for Judy Baar Topinka Cory Jobe shares his thoughts on the passing of Judy Baar Topinka.

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Illinois Lt. Governor Sheila Simon on the passing of Judy Baar Topinka

Lt. Governor Sheila Simon talks with joey about the passing of her opponent for Comptroller in this past falls election, Judy Baar Tokinka.

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Political Consultant Thom Serafin on Judy Baar Topinka

Joey talks with Thom Serafin from Serafin and Associates about the death of Judy Baar Toinka.

Morning Newswatch

Race relations – where do we go from here?

Joey talks with Kamau Kemayo, Associate Professor and Chair of African-American Studies at the University of Illinois Springfield about next steps for better race relations.

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What is the state of Illinois wine?

Joey talks with Jennifer Montgomery, the new Executive Director Illinois Grape Growers & Vintners Association, about the Illinois wine industry.

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Oil prices are good news for President Obama

President Obama is looking for some good news heading into the new year, and he is getting some from oil prices.

Recent Headlines

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Local Expert Favors Net Neutrality

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UIS expert says those without "deep pockets" will have equal access to internet.

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Rauner Holding Fast to Reallocation to Get Through Rest of the Fiscal Year

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The Governor holds General Assembly responsible for budget shortfalls.

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Winter Weather Advisory Effective 6PM Saturday – 6PM Sunday

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4 - 6 inches of snow expected in the area; snow emergency in effect at 7pm tonight in Springfield.

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Snow Emergency Declared in Springfield; Salt Supplies Plentiful

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The City of Springfield has declared another snow emergency -- it's in effect from 7:00 Saturday night through 7:00 Monday night.

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Quinn’s Back, Suggests Voters Have “Buyer’s Remorse” with Rauner

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Former Gov. Pat Quinn thinks Illinois may be feeling buyer’s remorse after hearing Gov. Bruce Rauner’s budget plan.