Podcasts: Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Weekend Newswatch

Secret Service Failures

Joey and Peter Maer with CBS Radio News talk about the failures of the Secret Service that allowed a fence jumper to reach well into the White House.

Morning Newswatch

Scott McFarland

Joey talks with Scott McFarland who has announced his candidacy for the Springfield City Council – Ward 4.

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UIS Student Union

Vice Chancellor for Development at University of Illinois Springfield, Dr. Jeff Lorber talks with Joey about tonight’s campaign kickoff for the UIS Student Union.

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White House Intruder

The recent White House intruder made it much farther than previously disclosed.

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The Springfield Flyover

Joey talk with the Director of the Division of Public and Inter modal transportation – IDOT, Joe Shacter on the publice meeting Tuesday night about the Springfield Flyover.

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U.S. Airstrikes

CBS Military Consultant Jeff McCausland gives Joey the latest on the U.S. airstrikes against Islamic State and President Obama’s “60 Minutes” appearance.

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O’Hare & Midway

It was a tough weekend in for air travelers as flight delays continue after a fire that shut down O’Hare and Midway late last week.

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UIS Nursing

Joey talks with Derek Schnapp about the new nursing program coming to the University of Illinois Springfield.

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Mother Road Festival

Kim Rosendahl joins Joey to talk about the International Route 66 Mother Road Festival downtown this weekend.

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Eric Holder Replacement

Attorney general Eric Holder is stepping down as soon as a replacement can be identified. He made the announcement yesterday with the president by his side.

Recent Headlines

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Illinois Basketball Museum to Open in Pontiac

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A museum dedicated to Illinois basketball glory will open to fans by 2016.

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Effingham Cross Draws Nearly 10k Visitors

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9,479 people visited the Cross at the Crossroads.

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Illinois Threatens to Withhold Funds if School Districts Don’t Test

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Chicago Public Schools have already declined to offer the PARCC assessment tests.

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Springfield Teen Taken Charged in Tuttle Murder

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A 16 year old Springfield youth has been charged with First Degree Murder in Tuttle's death.

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Durbin Introduces Bill to End Cuban Travel Ban

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The travel ban has been in effect since 1960, ostensibly as a way to prevent Americans from supporting the Castro communist regime.