Podcasts: Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch Podcasts

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The Pennsylvania manhunt, and the Australia aftermath

A nerve racking time right now in north of Philadelphia in the well-to-do Pennsylvania area of Montgomery county as a search continues for a gunman who killed six.

Weekend Newswatch

Holiday gas prices

Joey talks with Beth Mosher from AAA Chicago Motor Club about gas prices, and the likelihood of them staying low throughout he holidays.

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Chamber leader on the holidays

Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Chris Hembrough on holiday shopping and how chamber members are giving back.

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Austrailia hostages

Unease has gripped Australia where at least one gunman has taken hostages in downtown Sidney at a cafe.

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MacArthur Boulevard — What’s Next?

Alex Degman has some ideas for what he’d like to see along the boulevard.

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Keeping Your Home’s Wiring Up to Code

Kyla Kruse of the Energy Education Council joins Alex Degman with some tips on what to look for.

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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.

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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.

Recent Headlines

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T-Mobile Customers May Be Eligible for Refunds

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Court ruling says cellphone company illegally charged customers

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Quinn Appoints Former Budget Director as Comptroller

FILE - In this March 6, 2013 file photo, Illinois Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka gestures on the House floor at the state Capitol in Springfield, Ill. Topinka, who won a second term in November 2014, died early Wednesday morning, Dec. 10, 2014, less than 24 hours after having a stroke, according to her office. She was 70. Topinka previously served three terms as Illinois state treasurer, was a former Illinois GOP chairwoman and ran for governor in 2006.

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn is scheduled to announce the successor to late Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka at a Friday event in Chicago.

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Deputies to Be More Visible in Rural Areas

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Barr wants his department on the country roads more

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Durbin: New Budget Acceptable, Needs Tweaking

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Says some provisions need to be changed