Podcasts: Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Weekend Newswatch

Losing the winter blues

Even though we will see some warmer temperatures over the weekend, there is still a lot of winter left. Joey talks with Lois McConomy from Memorial Counseling Associates on how to shake the winter blues.

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Attack on congress is foiled

An Ohio man who considers members of congress his enemies, has been arrested in connection with a plot to attack the U.S.Capitol.

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Alderman Cory Jobe on the Springfield budget

Joey talks with Ward 6 Alderman Cory Jobe about the budget process which continued at the Springfield City Council meeting last night.

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UIS Chancellor on the economic impact of the university

University of Illinois Springfield Chancellor Susan Koch talks with Joey about a recent study on the economic impact the school has on Sangamon County.

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Military analyst Jeff McCausland on the Paris terror attack

Joey talks with Beardstown native and CBS Radio News military analyst Jeff McCausland about the Al-Qaeda group taking credit for the French terror attacks.

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State Senator Andy Manar on Governor Rauner and education

Joey gets the thoughts on the new governor from across the aisle, and Democrat State Senator Andy Manar.

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State Senator Sam McCann on Governor Rauner

Joey get’s State Senator Sam McCann’s thoughts on the inauguration and new Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner.

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Rep. Rich Brauer on Inauguration

Joey talks with Representative Rich Brauer on the inauguration of Governor Rauner and what he thinks we can expect from the new governor.

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The White House admits mistake

The White House is admitting that they should have sent the president, the vice president or the attorney general to Paris to stand with other world leaders during Sunday’s solidarity march following the French terrorist attacks.

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Accolades for UIS online programs

Joey talks with Vicki Cook, director of the Center for Online Learning, Research and Service at UIS about online programs ranked in Top 20 by US News and World Report.

Recent Headlines

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Truck, Freight Train Collide Near Blue Mound

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A truck driver was injured after he was hit by a freight train on Route 48 near the Macon/Christian County line.

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Florence Sentenced to 72 Years

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The man who attacked a Springfield police officer responding to a dropped 911 call has been sentenced to 72 years in prison.

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Former U.S. House Speaker Hastert Indicted

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Federal prosecutors have announced bank-related charges against former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert.

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State Rep. Questions Payroll Practices for Education Secretary

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At least one Illinois lawmaker is asking for an explanation – why is the governor’s Education Secretary being paid from the Human Services budget?

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Springfield Unemployment Rate Drops to 4.3%

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The rate fell to 4.3 percent this April, compared to 5.3 percent last April.