Podcasts: Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch

Veterans Administration

Joey talks with Mike Lyons with CBS Radio News about former Procter & Gamble executive Robert McDonald, the proposed nominee to head up the embattled Department of Veterans Affairs.

Morning Newswatch

Blood Needed

Anna McFarland with the Central Illinois Community Blood Center talks with Joey about the extra need for blood during the 4th of July Holiday.

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North Korea Charging Americans

North Korea says it will charge two Americans it detained in April with unspecified crimes, potentially paving the way for their eventual release.

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Illegal Migrants

President Obama wants more that two billion dollars to address the surge in children and other migrants from Central America who are illegally crossing the U.S. boarder.

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Kidzeum Grant

Kidzeum of Health and Science Board President Rachael Thompson joins Joey to talk about the release of a one million dollar state grant.

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Syria and Iraq

Mike Lyons military analyst with CBS radio news talks with Joey about the President Obama’s request for 500 million dollars to aid Syrian rebels and the latest out of Iraq.

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Midsummer Jersey

Director Abbey Kline and cast member Tyrese Mercer talk with Joey about the opening of “Midsummer Jersey” at the Hoogland this weekend.

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SCOTUS on Presidential Appointments

The Supreme Court of the United States has ruled that President Obama exceeded his authority in appointing three national labor relations board members during a brief senate break in 2012.

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Route 29

Joey visits with Rep. Mike Bell about the latest on the construction on rt. 29.

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SCOTUS

The supreme court has ruled unanimously that police generally must obtain a warrant before searching a mobile phone after arresting someone, and on changes to how you might watch TV.

Recent Headlines

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Three Charged With Embezzling County Funds

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Three former Wiliamson County employees charged with embezzling more than $80,000

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A New Executive Director: Illinois State Board of Elections

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The upcoming Executive Director of the Illinois State Board of Elections states his views on Illinois elections.

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University Receives Grant To Prevent Sexual Assaults On Campus

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Senator Dick Durbin announces a grant to Nortwestern University to prevent sexual assaults on campus.

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Murdered Chicago teen a member of Jesse White Tumblers.

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Durbin Weighs In on Senate Proposal to Revoke NFL Non-Profit Status

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Dick Durbin says he's still deciding on the U.S. Senate proposal that would revoke the NFL's non-profit designation.