Podcasts: Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch Podcasts

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Springfield School Security

Joey talks with District 186 School Board President Mike Zimmers about school security in the wake of the student found with a loaded gun earlier this week at Lanphier High School.

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Rodney Davis

Joey visits with Congressman Rodney Davis on the Islamic State, Ferguson and the Ice Bucket Challenge.

Morning Newswatch

Downtown Springfield Inc.

Executive Director of Downtown Springfield Inc. joins Joey to discuss the finances of the organization.

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Strategy in Syria

President Obama has signaled the U.S. has no immediate plans to escalate military operations against Islamic State extremest in Iraq and Syria.

Weekend Newswatch

Ferguson

Joey talks about the latest out of Ferguson Missouri with Jim Krasula from CBS Radio News.

Morning Newswatch

Kidzeum

The Kidzeum of Health and Science got another funding boost from Scheels this week. Kidzeum Board President Rachael Thomson talks with Joey about it.

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Islamic State Funding

The Wall street journal is reporting this morning, that the Islamic State is running a self sustaining economy in territory across Syria and Iraq, making it one of the richest terror groups and an unprecedented threat.

City of Springfield

Alderman Jobe

Ward 6 Alderman Cory Jobe joins Joey to talk about the Springfield City Council meeting.

Morning Newswatch

ISIS and Syria

CBS Radio News Military Analyst Mike Lyons talks with Joey about the American killed while fighting for ISIS, and the latest on possible U.S. air strikes in Syria.

Weekend Newswatch

E-Cigs

Joey talks with Dr. Joseph Henkel, Chief, Division of Pulmonary & Critical Care at the SIU School of medicine about electronic cigarettes.

Recent Headlines

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Hundreds Turn Out in Chatham to Talk Water

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Complaints about water quality in Chatham pour in

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Some Want Rail Crossing “Quiet Zones”

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3rd Street corridor too noisy for some residents

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Lincoln Library Receives Sizable Gift

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Estate of local icon provides large gift to public library for upgrades

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Topinka Honored, Remembered in Memorial Service

FILE - In this Nov. 3, 2002 file photo, Illinois state Treasurer Judy Baar Topinka participates in a Republican campaign rally in Springfield, Ill. Topinka, who won a second term for state comptroller in November 2014, died early Wednesday morning, Dec. 10, 2014, less than 24 hours after having a stroke, according to her office. She was 70. Topinka previously served three terms as Illinois state treasurer, was a former Illinois GOP chairwoman and ran for governor in 2006.

Friends, family, and politicians bid their final farewell to Judy Baar Topinka.

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Deliberations Begin in IDPH Grant Fraud Case

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A federal jury has started deliberating on whether a Chicago businessman and his wife stole $3.4 million they received in Illinois state grant funds.