Podcasts: Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch

What caused the immigrant trafficking ship to capsize?

Initial reports were that the fishing boat that sank over the weekend causing some 700 migrants from Libya to drown, capsized when passengers rushed to one side of the vessel to see a cargo ship that had come to help…but there is another story being told.

Weekend Newswatch

Chris Hembrough from the Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce

Joey talks with the President and CEO of the Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce, Chris Hembrough about the municipal elections and the upcoming ‘Business Connections.’ event.

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Sherman Mayor Trevor Clatfelter

Joey talks with Sherman Mayor Trevor Caltfelter about his reelection and his agenda for the this term, and about some community events coming up in the village.

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The Boston Marathon, two years after the bombing

Joey talks with Heather Bosch form CBS Radio News from the start of the Boston Marathon.

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Why haven’t more Republicans officially announce for a run for president?

A number of Republicans who would like to run for president have yet to declared their intentions yet. And the main reason has to do with fundraising flexibility.

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Saturday is ‘Record Store Day’

Joey talks with Mark Kessler with Recycled Records about how to celebrate ‘Record Store Day’.

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Police Chief Kenny Winslow on body camera progress

Joey talks with Springfield Police Chief Kenny Winslow on the progress the department has made on getting body cameras for city police officers.

Weekend Newswatch

That gyrocopter pilot is back at home in Florida

The postal worker from Florida who landed his gyrocopter on the lawn of the capitol in Washington to protest campaign finance reform has been charged in federal court.

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The Islamic State launches another offensive

Joey has a conversation with Military Analysts Mike Lyons with CBS Radio News about the Islamic State extremist group launching an offensive in Iraq yesterday.

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Organ donor shortages continue to be a problem

Joey talks with Rachel Bounds a pre-transplant coordinator with The Alan G. Birtch, Center for Transplant Services at Memorial Medical Center about organ donations.

Recent Headlines

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Clean Jobs Coalition’s Idea to Comply with Federal Mandates: Pass Our Bill

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How will Illinois comply with the president’s Clean Power Plan? One group has the answer – pass our bill.

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Florida Healthcare Technology Firm to Hire 300 in Decatur

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Convey Health Solutions announced that it will open an office in Decatur and need to hire a mix of permanent, seasonal, full-time and part-time workers.

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Outbreak of Mumps Affecting Mostly U of I C-U Campus Students

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Sixty people in the Champaign-Urbana have been reported since April as having the mumps -- most of which are from University of Illinois students.

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Weekend Springfield Fires Displace At Least 15

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Two fires displaced at least 15 Springfield residents over the weekend.

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Teens Arrested for Shooting

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A Springfield teenager is behind bars for what police suspect was a drive-by shooting Sunday night.