Podcasts: Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch

Rob Mellon on the race for the 18th Congressional District

Joey talks with Rob Mellon as election day for the 18th congressional District special election nears.

Weekend Newswatch

Tips on healthy eating at the Illinois State Fair

Joey talks with the diabetes program coordinator for the Memorial Weight Los and Wellness Center, Kathy Levin about trying to eat healthy while at the fair.

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The benefits of congressional endorsements

Public endorsements from members of congress don’t carry the weight they used to when it comes to influencing voters, but the support of law makers on capitol hill has other benefits.

Morning Newswatch

Ward 10 Alderman Ralph Hanauer

Joey talks with Springfield Ward 10 Alderman Ralph Hanauer on City Council Committee of the Whole last night.

Weekend Newswatch

The ‘Smarter Sentencing Act’

Joey talks with University of Illinois Springfield Associate Professor in the department of Criminal Justice, Ryan Williams about the Smarter Sentencing Act.

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Using risk assessment in criminal justice

Is it possible to predict whether someone will commit a crime.

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Illinois Agriculture Director on the Illinois State Fair

Joey has a conversation with Illinois Agriculture Director Philip Nelson about the Illinois State Fair and it’s turn back toward Ag.

Weekend Newswatch

Sherman Village President on a proposed sales tax increase

Joey talks with Sherman Village President Trevor Clatfelter on proposed 1% sales tax increase for the Rail Pointe Business Development District.

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Former U.S. Ambassador to Israel on the Iran nuclear deal

The U.S. has to make a decision on the Iran nuclear agreement in the coming weeks.

Making Strides

The ‘Making Strides Against Breast Cancer’ Kick-off is Tuesday

Joey talks with ‘Making Strides Against Breast Cancer’ Community Manger Morgan Trump about the Kick Off Breakfast that happens tomorrow at the Prairie Capitol Convention Center.

Recent Headlines

19 hours ago in Local

Second Arrest Made in Rochester Homicide

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One of two people that remained wanted after a deadly shooting incident late last month outside Rochester has been taken into custody.

19 hours ago in Local

President Obama’s Visit: The Day After

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They're not done replaying the game films yet, but those involved in orchestrating Wednesday's presidential visit to Springfield say, for now, it was a fun and positive experience that went well.

19 hours ago in Local

Chicago Woman Charged with Supplying Gun to Niece

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Federal prosecutors say a Chicago woman has been indicted on charges that she supplied her 14-year-old niece with the handgun the girl allegedly used to kill another teen during an argument over a boy.

22 hours ago in Local

Par-a-Dice Cuts Staff, Blames Video Gaming

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Par-A-Dice Casino in East Peoria has announced announced they are laying off employees amidst a protracted slump in business.

22 hours ago in Local

Jury Sides with Illinois Man in Excessive Force Lawsuit

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Jurors in southern Illinois have found in a federal civil lawsuit that an Olney man was the victim of excessive force when law enforcement officers stopped him near Benton in April 2012.