Podcasts: Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch

District 186 School Board President

Mike Zimmers talks with Joey about school security and test scores that came up at the District 186 board meeting.

Weekend Newswatch

Springfield Mayoral Candidate Paul Palazzolo

Joey talks with Candidate for Mayor of Springfield Paul Palazzolo about the proposed Magro meat market that could get the go ahead at tonight’s city council meeting.

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Oscar Pistorius Sentenced to 5 Years

Double-amputee Olympic runner Oscar Pistorius has been sentenced to five years in prison for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

Morning Newswatch

Chris Hembrough of the Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce

Joey talks with Chris Hembrough with the Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce about some of the latest economic indicators in Springfield.

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The Ebola Quarantine in Dallas

There has been an important milestone in the battle contain the Ebola virus in the U.S. Dozens of people who had contact with the first patient to be treated here are expected to be cleared to leave seclusion today

Weekend Newswatch

Ronald McDonald House Grand Re-opening

The Executive Director of the Ronald McDonald House in Springfield joins Joey to talk about the “Labor of Love” remodeling project.

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Where are the Ebola Meds?

There are no drugs on the market today designed specifically to treat Ebola, but companies are working to get them there.

Morning Newswatch

Memorial Health System on Ebola

Joey talks with Dr. Rajesh Govindaiah, the Senior Vice President and Chief Medical officer for Memorial Health System on how the hospital would handle Ebola.

Weekend Newswatch

Baby Gibbon at Henson Robinson Zoo

Joey talks with Kim Alexander at Henson Robinson Zoo on the new white-handed baby gibbon at the zoo.

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The Latest on Ebola

President Obama says he is open to a travel ban from West Africa when it comes to Ebola…but isn’t planning one.

Recent Headlines

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Chicago Lawyer Named to Monitor IDOT Hiring

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Noelle Brennan appointed to monitor hiring practices at IDOT.

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Illinois Quarantine for Those Who Touched Ebola Patients

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IDPH calls for 21 day quarantine for those exposed to Ebola virus.

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Illinois GOP Unhappy About Counting of Absentee Ballots

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State GOP alleges law is not being followed in counting of absentee ballots.

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Jacksonville Police Have “Person of Interest” in Shooting, No One in Custody

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Jacksonville Police say they have someone they want to interview in a shooting death from Friday morning.

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Next Generation of Business Leaders Learn From an Internet Pro

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Dozens of area high school students spent their morning with a top executive in the social media world