Podcasts: Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch Podcasts

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The U.S. and China agree to emission cuts

The U.S. and China have introduces long term plans to curb emissions of carbon dioxide and other gasses linked to climate change.

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Communication Professor Ray Schroeder on Net Neutrality

Joey talks with Ray Schroeder, Associate Vice Chancellor for Online Learning at the University of Illinois Springfield on Net Neutrality.

Weekend Newswatch

The Illinois State Millitary Museum

On this Veteran’s Day, Joey talks with Stewart Reeve, the Director of the Illinois State Military Museum.

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Ebola Dr. leaving the hospital virus free today

A New York city Dr. diagnosed with Ebola will leave the hospital today free of the virus.

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Rep. Jil Tracy on the Rauner transition team

Joey talks with Rep. Jil Tracy on being named to Governor Elect Bruce Rauner’s transition team.

Weekend Newswatch

More troubles for GM over ignition switches

General Motors is about to feel more heat over the ignition switch controversy which has lead to a recall of 2.5 million vehicles and is connected to at least 30 deaths.

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Nuclear talks with Iran nearing deadline

U.S. and Iranian officials are meeting in Oman for a second day today discussing attempts to rein in Iranian nuclear program ahead of a diplomatic deadline later this month.

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Bluegrass Festival invades Springfield

Joey talks with Terry Lease about the 28th Annual Bluegrass Music Festival at the Crowne Plaza this weekend.

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Midterm polling…what happened?

If the magnitude of the republican wave in Tuesdays midterm election was a surprise to many people, it was in part because it was a surprise to the people paid to predict it….the pollsters

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President Obama Corresponds with Iran

President Obama secretly wrote to Iran’s leader last month and described a shared interest in fighting Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria according to people briefed on the correspondence.

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Springfield School Board Opposed to Anti-Gay Conversion Therapy Measure

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The Springfield Public School Board supports the idea of banning what's called "gay conversion therapy" in minors-- but they don't support the idea of telling lawmakers to ban it.

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$2.7 Million Headed to Fight Illinois Veteran Homelessness, $56k to Springfield

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$2.7 million in federal grants will go to housing hundreds of homeless veterans in Illinois.

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Police Investigate Two Shootings in Grandview

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The Sangamon County Sheriffs Department is helping Grandview Police Investigate two separate shooting incidents within hours of each other Sunday.

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Sherman Mayor: Only Give Residents What They Want

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The newly re-elected mayor of Sherman says economic development and growing the town will continue to be his top priority.

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Wells Fargo Adding 100+ Jobs in Springfield

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A resurgent mortgage industry means a major employer in Springfield is hiring again.