Podcasts: Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch

Central Illinois Foodbank

Joey talks with Krista Lisser about the money that the Central Illinois Food Bank is getting form WalMart after qualifying though an online vote.

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Ebola

The man from Liberia battling Ebola in Dallas had died, and there are new screening procedures at some airports.

City of Springfield

Alderman Joe McMenamin

Joey talks with Ward 7 Alderman Joe McMenamin about the Springfield City Council meeting last night.

Weekend Newswatch

Eat With Your Kids

Dr. Marthe dela Cruz from the SIU school of Medicine talks with Joey about a study published in The Journal of Pediatrics that says having family meals can lower the chances of a child becoming obese.

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The Latest on Ebola in Dallas

The CDC plans to increase screening for Ebola for people flying to the U.S.

Morning Newswatch

School Board

District 186 School Board President Mike Zimmers joins Joey to talk about the latest school board meeting.

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SCOTUS

There is a new batch of newlyweds today, many rushed to get married yesterday, right after the Supreme Court declined to consider weather same sex couples have a constitutional right to marry.

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The Latest on Ebola

Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings says there are no symptoms among city residents.

Morning Newswatch

Mammogram Mondays

Joey talks with Dr. Robert Mocharnuk with the Simmons Cancer Institute at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine about “Mammogram Mondays” which are back this October for uninsured women.

Weekend Newswatch

William “Billy” Bishop

Joey has a conversation with William “Billy’ Bishop who has announced his candidacy for ward 2 alderman.

Recent Headlines

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War on Poverty: Illinois Scores “Mediocre”

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Proportion of income devoted to rent is a problem

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Illinois Video Gambling Revenue Doubles in Second Year

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The state made nearly $165 million in 2014 from video gambling

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Durbin: Consolidate 15 Federal Food Agencies Into One

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U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) says he hopes the fifth time’s the charm for legislation to create a new food safety agency.

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A Huge Benefit for a Taylorville Elementary School

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"Kids are well fed, happy, smiling and being themselves rather than being in a situation where their stomachs are empty, they have headaches and stomach aches, they may be nauseous."