Podcasts: Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch Podcasts

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The markets have given us a wild ride so far this year

Joey talks with Senior Vice President and Wealth Advisor with Morgan Stanley in Illinois, Steven Esposito on the volatility in the markets.

Weekend Newswatch

Are air strikes against the Islamic State working?

The U.S. Government is saying that Islamic State terrorists are starting to show the effects of coalition air strikes lead by the United States.


Author of a news book on Blagojevich speaks tonight at the ALPLM

Joey talks with Bernard Sieracki, the author of “A Just Cause: The Impeachment and Removal of Governor Rod Blagojevich” about his new book and his speaking engagement tonight at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum.

Morning Newswatch

The Illinois Coalition to Invest in Higher Educaiton

Joey talks with the University of Illinois Student Body President Mitch Dickey about the the Illinois Coalition to Invest in Higher Education’s news conference yesterday at the Statehouse.

Weekend Newswatch

Does Bernie Sanders have the support he needs in Iowa?

As the race for the Democratic presidential nomination tightens in Iowa, there are questions about whether the support for Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders is disproportionately concentrated around the state.

City of Springfield

Ward 10 Alderman Ralph Hanauer

Joey talks with Ward 10 Alderman Ralph Hanauer about the city council meeting, what the state owes CWLP, and gets the latest on the “Y” Block.

school board headquarters

District 186 School Board President Mike Zimmers

Joey talks with Springfield School District Board President Mike Zimmers about last nights school board meeting, TIF districts and the City Tournament.


Presidential candidates solutions to problems

Which presidential candidate is best at offering simple solutions to complex problems?


The Springfield Park District wants input on master plan

Joey talks with the Executive Director of the Springfield Park District Derek Harms about the first meeting on public input for the Park Districts master plan.

Morning Newswatch

The Senate is considering new refugee screening proceedures

Joey talks with CBS News Congressional Correspondent Steven Portnoy about the U.S. Senate considering new rigorous screening procedures for refugees, specifically from Iraq and Syria.

Recent Headlines

14 hours ago in Local

UIS Breaks Ground on Student Union

5-4-16 UIS Groundbreaking

Ground has been broken on what is being referred to as the "Living Room" for the students of the University of Illinois Springfield.

14 hours ago in Local

Aeropostale to Close Springfield, Forsyth Stores


Aeropostale files for Chapter 11.

14 hours ago in Local

Social Service Groups Sue Governor for $100M Past Due

Illinois Republican gubernatorial candidate businessman Bruce Rauner participates in a Republican gubernatorial candidate debate Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014, in Springfield, Ill. The four Republican gubernatorial candidates said that they’ll be willing to work with unions if elected but differed on how to approach the relationship during a downstate debate that largely focused on pension reform, taxes and just briefly on personal issues that have dogged some of the candidates.

Five dozen social service agencies working without pay for nearly a year because of the Illinois state budget stalemate are suing Gov. Bruce Rauner.

15 hours ago in Local

Trial Set for 2 of 6 Men Accused of Dismembering Woman’s Body

Champaign Police Murder Arrests WAND

Two of the six men charged with dismembering a missing Champaign woman will be held for trial after a judge heard testimony from a detective.

16 hours ago in Local

Death Knell for Graduated Income Tax


Sponsors blame Rauner