Podcasts: Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch

ISIS Advance

Countries across the Middle East are watching as ISIS sinks it’s teeth into Iraq and Syria.

local_news_generic

Mike Lyons on Iraq

Mike Lyons from CBS joins Joey to discuss the latest happenings on the violence in Iraq, and where the U.S. now stands.

local_news_generic

Who is ISIS?

The Islamic militant group ISIS is making made more progress in Iraq…but who is behind the group?

local_news_generic

Gas Prices and Iraq

Expect to reach deeper into your pocket due to unrest in Iraq, and what about U.S. Embassy personnel in Iraq.

texting2

Risky Teen Behavior

If it’s not one risky behavior for teens…it’s another. A new study shows parents don’t have to worry so much about smoking and drinking…but texting while driving is rampant among teens. And there was a major security flaw in Gmail.

teacher apple

Teacher Tenure

Joey talks with University of Illinois Springfield Associate Professor of Educational Leadership, Bill Phillips about how the California Decision might affect teachers in Illinois

bear

Illinois Bears

Illinois Department of Natural Resources Director Marc Miller joins Joey to talk about bears in Illinois.

local_news_generic

Iraq

The situation in Iraq is deteriorating quickly. How will the United State react?

wallet

The Economy

The economy is slowly improving, but when will wage growth be strong enough to signal that labor market is back to normal?

local_news_generic

Springfield Muni

The Springfield Muni season opens this Friday night with “The Sound of Music” for a three weekend run.

Recent Headlines

in Local

Springfield Fire Captain Arrested for Wielding Gun

gun

The Menard County Sheriff's office says a Springfield Fire Department captain has been arrested for carrying a shotgun into a rural Athens home and threatening residents.

in Local

State Attorney General Warns Against Immigration Scammers

immigration reform

Lisa Madigan's office warns those applying for deportation relief to be on the lookout for scammers posing as Notarios.

in Local

Cullerton Helps Veterans Transition to Civilian Life

Tom Cullerton

HJR 91 helps returning veterans transition back to civilian life.

in Local

New Lincoln Exhibit Opens Today at Presidental Museum & Library

Lincoln Presidential Museum

New exhibit celebrates 150th anniversary of Lincoln's death and 10th anniversary of ALPLM.

in Local

Court Date Set to Determine State Retiree Healthcare Refunds

state_capitol_3

The state will refund money to about 75,000 state retirees who've been paying a portion of their pensions for health insurance.