Podcasts: Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch Podcasts

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Dr.Kent Redfield on the Rod Blagojevich convictions

Joey talks with the University of Illinois Springfield Political Science Professor, Dr. Kent Redfield about 5 Rod Blagojevich convictions being overturned.

Weekend Newswatch

Springfield Ward 6 Alderman Cory Jobe

Joey talks Lake II, and the Illinois State Museum with Springfield Ward 6 Alderman, and the Director of the Illinois Office of Tourism, Cory Jobe.

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Chris Mooney on the Rod Blagojevich convictions

Joey talks with the Director of the Institute of Government and Public Affairs at the University of Illinois, Chris Mooney on 5 Rod Blagojevich convictions being overturned.

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If you call out The Donald, you had better be prepared

One thing is certain in the 2016 republican presidential race, if you call out Donald Trump, be prepared for fire.

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Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner

Joey talks with Governor Bruce Rauner about his appointment to the Illinois Tollway Board, and of course about the lack of a budget.

Weekend Newswatch

District 186 Board President Mike Zimmers

Joey talks about the District 186 financial situation, prepping buildings for the first day of school, and the year around calendar.

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We are learning more about the Chattanooga shooter

Details continue to trickle in about the life of the man who murdered 4 Marines and a Navy sailor by shooting up two military facilities last week.

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Dr. Doug Carlson on the ‘Keep Kids in School Coalition’

Joey talks with Dr. Douglas Carlson from the SIU School of Medicine on the ‘Keep Kids in School Coalition’ that is working to make sure kids in Springfield get school physicals.

Weekend Newswatch

The Chamber’s Chris Hembrough on Plae Dae Picnic

Joey talks with the President and CEO of the Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce Chris Hembrough about the upcoming 68th annual Plae Dae Picnic.

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Donald Trump refuses to apologize for comments about John McCain

Some people want presidential candidate Donald Trump to apologize for his comments about the war record of Arizona Senator and one time presidential candidate John McCain.

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Durbin Disappointed in Quick Fixes for Highway Funding and Import Export Bank

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Dick Durbin hopes those issues will be addressed when Congress returns in September.

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Kelly Contemplates Another Run for Office

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William Kelly has run for several offices and says the Illinois GOP has gotten away from it's values.

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Hastert Closes PAC, Moves Money to Legal Defense Fund

Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert arrives at the federal courthouse, Tuesday, June 9, 2015, in Chicago for his arraignment on federal charges that he broke federal banking laws and lied about the money when questioned by the FBI. The indictment two weeks ago alleged Hastert agreed to pay $3.5 million to someone from his days as a high school teacher not to reveal a secret about past misconduct.

Former Speaker of the House under investigation for violating banking laws and lying to the FBI.

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Task Force Hopes to Help Mitsubishi and It’s Employees

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Task force includes Governor Rauner and Congressmen Durbin, Kirk, and Rodney Davis.

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St. Clair County Sheriff Passes on U.S. House Bid

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Sheriff Rick Watson has declined a run for the house in the 12th Congressional District.