Podcasts: Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch

Chris Hembrough of the Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce

Joey talks with Chris Hembrough with the Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce about some of the latest economic indicators in Springfield.

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The Ebola Quarantine in Dallas

There has been an important milestone in the battle contain the Ebola virus in the U.S. Dozens of people who had contact with the first patient to be treated here are expected to be cleared to leave seclusion today

Weekend Newswatch

Ronald McDonald House Grand Re-opening

The Executive Director of the Ronald McDonald House in Springfield joins Joey to talk about the “Labor of Love” remodeling project.

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Where are the Ebola Meds?

There are no drugs on the market today designed specifically to treat Ebola, but companies are working to get them there.

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Memorial Health System on Ebola

Joey talks with Dr. Rajesh Govindaiah, the Senior Vice President and Chief Medical officer for Memorial Health System on how the hospital would handle Ebola.

Weekend Newswatch

Baby Gibbon at Henson Robinson Zoo

Joey talks with Kim Alexander at Henson Robinson Zoo on the new white-handed baby gibbon at the zoo.

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The Latest on Ebola

President Obama says he is open to a travel ban from West Africa when it comes to Ebola…but isn’t planning one.

Morning Newswatch

Dr. LaMar Hasbrouk

The Director of the Illinois Department of Public Health talks with Joey on the states preparedness for the Ebola virus.

Weekend Newswatch

Steve Futterman live from Dallas on Ebola

Joey talks with Steve Futterman from CBS Radio News on the latest out of Dallas on Ebola.

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Ebola Nurse

The latest on the second nurse from Dallas who has contracted Ebola.

Recent Headlines

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City Council Candidates Propose Pillsbury Solution

4-1-15 Pillsbury

The two candidates for Ward Four alderman in Springfield disagree on how important it is to do something with the former Pillsbury plant.

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Springfield Aldermen Avoid Pension Fix

3-31-15 Springfield City Council

The Springfield City Council has essentially punted on eliminating a city retirement incentive that allows unused vacation and sick time to be counted toward their pension contribution.

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Girl Found, Jail Escapee Still Wanted

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A 15-year-old girl who was thought to be with a man who escaped from a Kankakee jail Wednesday morning after allegedly beating a jailer has been found.

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Davis Visits Clinton Power Plant, Talks Gifford Tornado

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The nuclear power plant at Clinton is an important economic engine for Downstate Illinois, says U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis.

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Illinois: 2,000 Legal for Medical Marijuana

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There are now officially 2,000 people in Illinois who will be allowed to use medical marijuana when it becomes available.