Podcasts: Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch

Scott McFarland

Joey talks with Scott McFarland who has announced his candidacy for the Springfield City Council – Ward 4.

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UIS Student Union

Vice Chancellor for Development at University of Illinois Springfield, Dr. Jeff Lorber talks with Joey about tonight’s campaign kickoff for the UIS Student Union.

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White House Intruder

The recent White House intruder made it much farther than previously disclosed.

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The Springfield Flyover

Joey talk with the Director of the Division of Public and Inter modal transportation – IDOT, Joe Shacter on the publice meeting Tuesday night about the Springfield Flyover.

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U.S. Airstrikes

CBS Military Consultant Jeff McCausland gives Joey the latest on the U.S. airstrikes against Islamic State and President Obama’s “60 Minutes” appearance.

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O’Hare & Midway

It was a tough weekend in for air travelers as flight delays continue after a fire that shut down O’Hare and Midway late last week.

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UIS Nursing

Joey talks with Derek Schnapp about the new nursing program coming to the University of Illinois Springfield.

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Mother Road Festival

Kim Rosendahl joins Joey to talk about the International Route 66 Mother Road Festival downtown this weekend.

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Eric Holder Replacement

Attorney general Eric Holder is stepping down as soon as a replacement can be identified. He made the announcement yesterday with the president by his side.

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Eric Holder Resignation

Attorney General Eric Holder is stepping down as the nations top law enforcement official.

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Springfield Opens New Park

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3-26-15 Playground

Children wasted no time Thursday morning running to play in the new "Bounties of Nature" playground at Center Park in Springfield, once it officially opened.

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Former U.S. Rep. Jackson Leaves Prison

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FILE - In this March 9, 2012 file photo, Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. , D-Ill., and his wife, Chicago Alderman Sandi Jackson, ask each other for their support and votes as they arrive at a polling station for early voting in Chicago. The sweep of Jesse Jackson Jr.'s life, from golden boy who could be president to broken politician, will be laid out for a federal judge in Washington, D.C., Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013, as she sentences him and his wife for misusing $750,000 in campaign money on a gold-plated Rolex watch, mink capes, mounted elk heads and other personal items.

Jackson will serve the remainder of his sentence at a Washington, D.C., halfway house.

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Legislature Passes Budget Fix, Governor Says He’ll Sign

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The Illinois Legislature has approved a plan ending weeks of negotiations over plugging a $1.6 billion hole in this year's state budget.

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Schock Leaves Congress with “Humility, Sadness”

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Congressman Aaron Schock says he is leaving Congress with sadness and humility.

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Macoupin County Man Arrested on Child Porn Charges

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Madigan's office says the arrest of Timothy Saxton, 37, is the 75th since her office started what's called "Operation Glass House".