Podcasts: Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch Podcasts

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The Pennsylvania manhunt, and the Australia aftermath

A nerve racking time right now in north of Philadelphia in the well-to-do Pennsylvania area of Montgomery county as a search continues for a gunman who killed six.

Weekend Newswatch

Holiday gas prices

Joey talks with Beth Mosher from AAA Chicago Motor Club about gas prices, and the likelihood of them staying low throughout he holidays.

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Chamber leader on the holidays

Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Chris Hembrough on holiday shopping and how chamber members are giving back.

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Austrailia hostages

Unease has gripped Australia where at least one gunman has taken hostages in downtown Sidney at a cafe.

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MacArthur Boulevard — What’s Next?

Alex Degman has some ideas for what he’d like to see along the boulevard.

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Keeping Your Home’s Wiring Up to Code

Kyla Kruse of the Energy Education Council joins Alex Degman with some tips on what to look for.

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Ward 7 Alderman Joe McMenamin on the Esquire Theater

McMenamin joins Alex Degman to talk about progress on the Boulevard and what may become of the long-vacant property.

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Dr. Kent Redfield on naming a new comptroller

Joey talks with UIS political science professor Dr. Kent Redfield on the controversy surrounding naming a new comptroller.

Weekend Newswatch

The price of oil continues to fall

The price of oil has hit a wall, and that has nervous investors even more anxious.

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The CIA after the Senate report

So what is next for the CIA after a senate report said the interrogation tactics used by the agency are not effective.

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Champaign Leads Illinois Cities in 5-Year Growth

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Decatur had drop in population.

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General Assembly to Get Going on Rauner’s Bills

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Several bills coming out of the governor's office are on Rauner's "Turnaround Agenda".

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Special Election Candidate Says Raise in Gas Tax Isn’t the Way to Go

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Mike Flynn says there are alternatives to raising gas tax in order to fund the Highway Trust Fund.

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“Workers Comp Reform” Fails in Illinois House

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The Illinois House closed out the week with Democrats taking another whack at the governor's "Turnaround Agenda."

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New University of Illinois President Visits UIS

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New University of Illinois president Timothy Killeen is reacting to published reports suggesting that community college and university presidents get some pretty expensive perks.