Podcasts: Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch Podcasts

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Dough for Dresses

Elizabeth Brahler and Michelle Reavy join Joey to talk about prom dresses…and how a young lady in your life can get one on the cheap (or get rid of a closet full of them) with Dough for Dresses.

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United Against Nuclear Iran visits Springfield

Joey talks with Bob Feferman, the Outreach Coordinator for the advocacy group United Against Nuclear Iran (UANI). Who is in town speaking to several groups this weekend.

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Mother Nature Hammers the Coast

Joey McLaughlin talks with Jim Krusula with CBS News about the massive winter storm that is now moving up the East Coast.

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Texting Your Emergencies :)

The ability to text emergency information to 911 operators is not so far away. Brian Fontes with the National Emergency Number Association talks with Joey about in on the Newswatch.

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The President and his Pen

President Obama signed an executive order increasing minimum wage for certain federal workers Wednesday. Joey talks with Dr. Chris Mooney on the scope of executive order.

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The PCCC Dynasty?

General Manager Brian Oaks talks with Joey about the possibility of a reality show centered on the Prairie Capital Convention Center.

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District 186 Board Member Weighs in on School Funding

District 186 Board Member Mike Zimmers talks with Joey about the two referenda that could make it to the ballot in November to help fund schools.

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An Educational Luch Spot

Joey McLaughlin talks with Nancy Sweet the Lincoln Land Community College culinary operations manager about the new student run Bistro Verde, located in the state-of-the-art Workforce Careers Center.

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The Rutherford Lawsuit

Joey McLaughlin talks with Dr. Kent Redfield, political science professor from the University of Illinois Springfield about the latest on the lawsuit filed against Illinois Republican gubernatorial candidate Dan Rutherford.

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Live from Sochi

Steve Futterman from CBS news talks with Joey from Sochi Russia about how warm it is, how strangely empty it feels and Gracie Gold.

Recent Headlines

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Motorcycle Accident Kills Man Wednesday on North Side

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Intersection near Lanphier closed for several hours

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Human Remains in Rochester Identified

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The Sangamon County Coroner's Office has identified the female remains found in Rochester on July 19th.

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Sangamon County Leads State in Tourism Growth

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Numbers released by the Illinois Office of Tourism indicates the Springfield area continues to be a big draw for visitors.

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More Money Toward City Pensions? Not So Fast, Say Budgeteers

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Some Springfield aldermen want to take a budget windfall and put it toward police and fire pensions, but city budgeteers are advising against it at the moment.

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Police Arrest 5 in Shooting, Crash at Dirksen & South Grand

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Police have arrested five people in connection with a shooting turned high speed chase turned crash late Tuesday night.