Podcasts: Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch Podcasts

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The President and Airstrikes

President Obama’s decision to launch military strikes in Iraq carries a lot of political risk.

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U.S. Airstrikes in Iraq

There are early indications that three days of U.S. air strikes are having an effect on the terrorists that have overrun large portions of Iraq.

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ISIS in Syria

The western word has major concerns win Syria as it tries to prevent the advances of the terrorist group called the Islamic State or ISIS.

Morning Newswatch

U.S. Airstrikes in Iraq

CBS Military Consultant Mike Lyons talks with Joey about President Obama’s decision to OK new air strikes in Iraq.

Weekend Newswatch

Inversion and Walgreens

Joey talks with Jorge Villegas, associate professor of Business Administration at University of Illinois Springfield about inversion and Walgreens decision not to do it.

Morning Newswatch

Greater Tuna

Joey talks with Rich McCoy and Darin Harms, the stars of “Greater Tuna” which opens this weekend at the Hoogland Center for the Arts.

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Ebola

The nation’s top health expert says he’s confident a large Ebola outbreak wont’ happen in the U.S.

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State Fair Director Amy Bliefnick

Joey talks with Illinois State Fair Director Amy Bliefnick about the twilight parade and the opening of the fair.

Weekend Newswatch

UIS infectious Disease Expert Dr. Josiah Alamu

UIS infectious Disease Expert Dr. Josiah Alamu talks with Joey about the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.

Morning Newswatch

Alderman McMenamin

Ward 7 Alderman Joe McMenamin joins Joey to discuss last night’s Springfield City Council meeting and the use of the PILOT funds.

Recent Headlines

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Madigan Files Pension Appeal

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Attorney General Lisa Madigan has filed official notice with the Supreme Court that the state will appeal a ruling that Illinois' landmark pension overhaul is unconstitutional.

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Chicago Couple Sues Aviation Company Over Crash

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A Chicago couple is suing the owner of a small cargo plane that crashed into their home.

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$4.5 Million Headed To Illinois Food Banks; Springfield Included

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The state is giving nearly $4.5 million to eight food banks across Illinois for modernization.