Podcasts: Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch

Pajama Game

Joey visits with some of the cast of “The Pajama Game”, Mark Wheeler (Sid Sorokin), Carrie Branson (Mae) and Austin Dambacher (Prez). The show opens Friday night at Theater in the Park.

Weekend Newswatch

Depression

In the wake of the suicide of Robin Williams, Joey talks with Dr. Laura Shea from SIU School of Medicine about depression.

Morning Newswatch

Gaza

Maya Karmely Consul for Public Affairs at the Consulate General of Israel to the Midwest talks with Joey on progress for peace in Gaza.

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Alderman Frank Edwards

Ward 1 Alderman Frank Edwards joins Joey to talk about the City council Committee of the Whole meeting and the Esquire theater building.

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Tony Stewart and Racing at the Fair

Bob Sargent with Track Enterprises in Macon talks with Joey about the Tony Stewart situation and racing at the Illinois State Fair this weekend.

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Looking for Lincoln

Executive Director Sarah Watson of Looking for Lincoln discusses the expanded presence at the Illinois State Fair in this podcast (truncated due to technical difficulties).

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Robin Williams – 1

Remembering comedian and actor Robin Williams who was found dead in his Northern California Home.

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Robin Williams – 2

Remembering Robin Williams after he was found dead in his California home from an apparent suicide. An investigation is underway…he was 63.

Morning Newswatch

Tony Stewart

NASCAR’s Tony Stewart Struck and Killed Another Driver in the Middle of a Race.

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The President and Airstrikes

President Obama’s decision to launch military strikes in Iraq carries a lot of political risk.

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Illinois Video Gambling Revenue Doubles in Second Year

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The state made nearly $165 million in 2014 from video gambling

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Durbin: Consolidate 15 Federal Food Agencies Into One

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U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) says he hopes the fifth time’s the charm for legislation to create a new food safety agency.

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A Huge Benefit for a Taylorville Elementary School

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"Kids are well fed, happy, smiling and being themselves rather than being in a situation where their stomachs are empty, they have headaches and stomach aches, they may be nauseous."

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Rockford Facility for Juvenile Wards Closes

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A facility that houses wards of the state in Rockford is closing following a newspaper's reports of assault and other issues.

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Banner Year for SPI — Now What?

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Springfield's Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport had one of its best years ever for passenger flights last year -- so what's next?