Podcasts: Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch Podcasts


Cyber Security

With yet another breach of security last week at JPMorgan/Chase, Joey talks with Assistant Professor in Computer Science Lucas Vespa at the University of Illinois Springfield about keeping your information safe.



The aggressive response to Ebola in Dallas is likely to prevent a wide scale outbreak but, multiple mistakes revealed some unexpected issues the U.S. would have to prepare for in the event of a larger threat.

Morning Newswatch

2nd Street Bike Lanes

Director of public works in Springfield, Mark Mahoney talks with Joey about the new bike paths on 2nd street in Springfield.

Weekend Newswatch

Ebola in Dallas

Joey talks with Barry Bagnato with CBS Radio News about the latest out of Dallas on the Ebola patient and those in quarantine.

Morning Newswatch

“Pete ‘N Keely” at the Hoogland

Gus Gordon – and his mustache – talks with Joey about “Pete ‘N Keely” opening at the Hoogland Center for the Arts this weekend.


Ebola Exposure

The number of people in Texas who are being screened for potential exposure to Ebola has been expanded to one hundred.

Weekend Newswatch

Jeff Parsons

Hear an excerpt of Alex Degman’s conversation with THR and Associates founder Jeff Parsons.

Morning Newswatch

Ward 5 Candidate Andrew Proctor

Joey talks with candidate for Springfield Ward 5, Andrew Proctor.


The President and the Secret Service

The Secret Service has had a string of bumbles lately….unlike many in congress, the president has responded by not saying much.

Morning Newswatch

Ebola in the U.S.

Joey talks with Bary Bagnato who is covering the Ebola case in Dallas for CBS Radio News.

Recent Headlines

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Illinois Video Gambling Revenue Doubles in Second Year


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


"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."

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Rockford Facility for Juvenile Wards Closes


A facility that houses wards of the state in Rockford is closing following a newspaper's reports of assault and other issues.

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Banner Year for SPI — Now What?


Springfield's Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport had one of its best years ever for passenger flights last year -- so what's next?