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Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Weekend Newswatch

Accolades for UIS online programs

Joey talks with Vicki Cook, director of the Center for Online Learning, Research and Service at UIS about online programs ranked in Top 20 by US News and World Report.

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LLCC on the President’s free community college proposal

Joey talks with Lynn Whalen from Lincoln Land Community College on President Obama’s proposal for two years of free community college.


Progress made in search for downed jetliner

Slow but steady progress on the recover effort on that downed Air Asia flight that crashed into the Java sea.

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Uber begins operation in Springfield

Joey talks with Chris Taylor, the General manager of Uber in Illinois about the service beginning today in Springfield.

Weekend Newswatch

Sangamon CEO entrepreneurship program

Clair, Claudia and Tyler, students taking part in the SangamonCEO program join Joey to talk about an event this weekend.


French hostage standoffs

Reports of s shootout, a hostage taking and a car chase today as French authorities corner two men wanted on the attack this week on the publication Charlie Hebdo.

Weekend Newswatch

Rick “Elvis Himselvis” Dunham on his Rockin’ Birthday Bash at the Hoogland

Joey talks with Rick Dunham, a Springfield Elvis Presley tribute artist on his Rockin’ Birthday Bash Saturday (1-10-14) at the Hoogland Center for the Arts.

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Dr. Kent Redfield on the special session

Joey talks with University of Illinois political science professor Dr. Kent Redfield on today’s special session at the capitol.


The French terror attacks

One of the three terrorists believed responsible for the mass murder at a french magazine has turned himself in, a manhunt is underway for two others.

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Ask the Mayor – Segment 1

Springfield Mayor Mike Houston joins Joey on the January edition of “Ask the Mayor.”

Recent Headlines

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General Assembly Keeps Proposed Bills Moving

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Several proposed bills currently being debated in the State Legislature.

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ADA Event Brings Backlash Against State Funding Cuts

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Chicago man at event sounds off on how cuts to state programs will affect his life.

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Sex Offender Sentenced for Attempting to Lure Central Illinois Minor

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Joseph Cain Harrison was found guilty in December.

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Former Springfield Hospital Director Will Plead Guilty


Margaret Curtin to change plea deal after previously pleading not guilty.

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$54 Million Embezzlement from City of Dixon Now Subject of College Courses


Case is being taught in accounting and forensic accounting courses.