Podcasts: Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch

Political media analyst Thom Serafin on our close gubernatorial race

Joey talks with political media analyst Thom Serafin on the neck and neck race between Bruce Rauner and Pat Quinn

Weekend Newswatch

Ebola in New York

A doctor who had just returned to New York recently after treating Ebola patients in West Africa has tested positive for the virus.

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After the attack in Ottawa

Officials north of the border are doing some soul searching.

Morning Newswatch

Jim Krasula live from Ottawa

Joey talks with Jim Krasula form CBS Radio News live from the parliament building in Ottawa with the latest on the Canadian shootings.

Weekend Newswatch

Kent Redfield discusses the Durbin/Oberweis debate.

Joey talks with university of Illinois political science professor Dr. Kent Redfield about the Dick Durbin, Jim Oberweis debate.

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Shootings in Canada, and another White House fence jumper

There were terrifying moments in what is normally a sleepy city when a man fatally shot a soldier at Canada’s war memorial in Ottawa before being killed inside the countries parliament building. And there was another White House fence jumper.

Weekend Newswatch

Peter King with CBS News with an Update on Ebola

Joey talks with Peter King with CBS Radio News on the latest with Ebola on several fronts.

Morning Newswatch

Ward 1 Alderman Frank Edwards on the City Council Meeting

Frank Edwards Joins Joey to talk about Magro meat processing facility that got the thumbs up from the council last night.

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The Latest on Ebola

There is now a funnel for airline traffic coming into the u.s coming from Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea may only land at five designated airports.

Weekend Newswatch

Alderman Jobe on Proposed Meat Market

With the vote coming up tonight on the proposed Magro meat processing facility/meat market, Alderman Cory Jobe talks with Joey about possible outcomes for the vote.

Recent Headlines

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City Needs Extra $3.5 Million to Cover Healthcare Costs

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It appears health care costs for city of Springfield employees went over budget by more than three million dollars this fiscal year.

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Lincoln Woman Gets Prison Time: Embezzles Two Million Dollars

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A Lincoln woman will serve nearly 4 years in prison for embezzling two million dollars over 17 years.

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Rauner Pushes “Right to Work” Zones

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.

Gov. Bruce Rauner says one of his priorities for his first year in office will be creating so-called “right to work zones.”

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Lawmaker Introduces Measure to Cut GA, Officer Salaries

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An Illinois lawmaker has introduced legislation that would cut the pay of elected officeholders by 10 percent.

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Portions of MacArthur Blvd. Closed due to Sewer Cave In

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Portions of southbound MacArthur Blvd. are down to one lane due to a sewer cave in.