Podcasts: Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch Podcasts

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Another Death in the Friday School Shooting

There is more sad news form the school shooting in Washington State last Friday.

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Ebola in Sierra Leone

After Ebola killed many of its workers…a hospital in Freetown, Sierra Leone built a new defense against infection using plywood.

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Political media analyst Thom Serafin on our close gubernatorial race

Joey talks with political media analyst Thom Serafin on the neck and neck race between Bruce Rauner and Pat Quinn

Weekend Newswatch

Ebola in New York

A doctor who had just returned to New York recently after treating Ebola patients in West Africa has tested positive for the virus.

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After the attack in Ottawa

Officials north of the border are doing some soul searching.

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Jim Krasula live from Ottawa

Joey talks with Jim Krasula form CBS Radio News live from the parliament building in Ottawa with the latest on the Canadian shootings.

Weekend Newswatch

Kent Redfield discusses the Durbin/Oberweis debate.

Joey talks with university of Illinois political science professor Dr. Kent Redfield about the Dick Durbin, Jim Oberweis debate.

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Shootings in Canada, and another White House fence jumper

There were terrifying moments in what is normally a sleepy city when a man fatally shot a soldier at Canada’s war memorial in Ottawa before being killed inside the countries parliament building. And there was another White House fence jumper.

Weekend Newswatch

Peter King with CBS News with an Update on Ebola

Joey talks with Peter King with CBS Radio News on the latest with Ebola on several fronts.

Morning Newswatch

Ward 1 Alderman Frank Edwards on the City Council Meeting

Frank Edwards Joins Joey to talk about Magro meat processing facility that got the thumbs up from the council last night.

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DeWitt Co. Settlement OK’d in Dispute to Put Toxic Waste Over Aquifer

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DeWitt county has approved a settlement with a landfill company.

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Kankakee Co. Sheriff Describes Security Lapses that led to Inmate Escape

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Sheriff Tim Bukowski says investigators found no inmate count had been done.

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House Approves Springfield High Speed Rail Oversight Act

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An attempt to make sure fair hiring practices are implemented on Springfield's high speed rail 10th street consolidation project is moving forward.

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Rauner Admin. Plans $106 Million in Medicaid Cuts

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Cuts to Medicaid will make up about one-third of the $300 million in spending reductions by Gov. Bruce Rauner's office

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Butler: Future of $26M in Social Service Funding Unknown

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State Representative Tim Butler says who knows if that $26 million Governor Bruce Rauner is holding from a number of state social service programs will be restored or not.