Podcasts: Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Weekend Newswatch

E-Cigs

Joey talks with Dr. Joseph Henkel, Chief, Division of Pulmonary & Critical Care at the SIU School of medicine about electronic cigarettes.

Former U.S. President George W. Bush takes part in the ALS ice bucket challenge

Ice Bucket Challenge

University of Illinois Springfield assistant professor of Public Administration Tosha Cantrell-Bruce talks with Joey about why the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge is so popular.

Morning Newswatch

Mayor Trevor Clatfelter

Joey talks with Sherman Mayor Trevor Clatfelter about bringing back the Sherman Homecoming at the site of a new Sherman park.

66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Press Room

Emmy Wrap-up

Joey gives you the highlights of Monday nights Prime Time Emmy show.

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Back to School Tech

Joey talks with CNET’s Editor at Large Brian Cooley about the latest techie stuff your kid might want as they get back to school.

Morning Newswatch

Ferguson

Jim Krasula from CBS Radio News talks with Joey about developments in Ferguson, MO over the weekend, and the funeral of Michael Brown.

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Earthquake/The Islamic State

A powerful 6.0 earthquake shook northern California yesterday morning, and how did the Islamic State get so big so fast?

Mike Houston

Mike Houston

Mayor Mike Houston joins Joey to discuss the Bel Aire, the new Carpenter St. underpass and what the city might do for the heat this weekend.

Morning Newswatch

The Mikado

Mark Gifford who plays Koko in “The Mikado” talks with Joey about the show, which opens at the Hoogland Center for the Arts this weekend.

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The Islamic State

American officials are trying to put together a broader international campaign to fight the Islamic State.

Recent Headlines

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Court Date Set to Determine State Retiree Healthcare Refunds

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The state will refund money to about 75,000 state retirees who've been paying a portion of their pensions for health insurance.

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Durbin: President Did Right Thing on Immigration

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Durbin tells Illinois colleagues to take action, not complain

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New Life For An Old River

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Thousands drive over the Sangamon River every day but, very few give it any thought

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Sangamon Co. Judge Declares Pension Overhaul Unconstitutional; State Will Appeal

FILE - in this Dec. 5, 2013 file photo, Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn hands off a pen during the signing of the pension overhaul legislation bill in Chicago. A Sangamon County judge's ruling Friday Nov. 21, 2014 on the constitutionality of the landmark Illinois pension overhaul could determine whether the matter is ultimately decided by the state Supreme Court. Looking on from left are: state Rep. Mike Zalewski, D-Riverside; Sen. Bill Brady, R-Bloomington; Senate GOP leader Sen. Christine Radogno; Rep. Darlene Senger, R-Naperville; Rep. Jim Durkin, R-Western Springs and House Speaker Michael Madigan. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green, File)

Illinois has the worst-funded state pension systems in the U.S., with a roughly $100 billion shortfall.

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Illinois Killer’s Extradition Pending with Missouri Governor

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A Missouri prosecutor says convicted Illinois killer Nicholas Sheley's extradition paperwork remains with Gov. Jay Nixon.