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Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch

Alderman Cory Jobe on the Springfield budget

Joey talks with Ward 6 Alderman Cory Jobe about the budget process which continued at the Springfield City Council meeting last night.

Weekend Newswatch

UIS Chancellor on the economic impact of the university

University of Illinois Springfield Chancellor Susan Koch talks with Joey about a recent study on the economic impact the school has on Sangamon County.

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Military analyst Jeff McCausland on the Paris terror attack

Joey talks with Beardstown native and CBS Radio News military analyst Jeff McCausland about the Al-Qaeda group taking credit for the French terror attacks.

Morning Newswatch

State Senator Andy Manar on Governor Rauner and education

Joey gets the thoughts on the new governor from across the aisle, and Democrat State Senator Andy Manar.

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State Senator Sam McCann on Governor Rauner

Joey get’s State Senator Sam McCann’s thoughts on the inauguration and new Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner.

Weekend Newswatch

Rep. Rich Brauer on Inauguration

Joey talks with Representative Rich Brauer on the inauguration of Governor Rauner and what he thinks we can expect from the new governor.

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The White House admits mistake

The White House is admitting that they should have sent the president, the vice president or the attorney general to Paris to stand with other world leaders during Sunday’s solidarity march following the French terrorist attacks.

Weekend Newswatch

Accolades for UIS online programs

Joey talks with Vicki Cook, director of the Center for Online Learning, Research and Service at UIS about online programs ranked in Top 20 by US News and World Report.

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LLCC on the President’s free community college proposal

Joey talks with Lynn Whalen from Lincoln Land Community College on President Obama’s proposal for two years of free community college.

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Progress made in search for downed jetliner

Slow but steady progress on the recover effort on that downed Air Asia flight that crashed into the Java sea.

Recent Headlines

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Police Need Tips on Burger King Armed Robbery

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The man fled the scene after getting money, a cell phone, and a tablet computer.

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Record Flooding on Illinois River in Beardstown

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Flooding continues in parts of Illinois after the state saw its rainiest June on record.

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Attorney: Illinois’ Bollant, Thomas in Crosshairs

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The attorney says head coach Matt Bollant has no business coaching at the U of I, and athletic director Mike Thomas had to know what was happening.

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Not Guilty Plea in Strangulation Death Case

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A trial could be held as soon as August third in the murder case involving Mondavier Knight.

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Durbin: Slow Going on Lifting Cuba Trade Embargo

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Embassy move is a good first step