Podcasts: Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch

Landing on a comet

Peter King from CBS Radio News talks with Joey as the European Space Agency’s probe Philae (FEE-LAY) lander descends onto comet.

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What kind of winter will we have?

Now that we are seeing our first prolonged cold snap of the season, Joey talks with Senior Forecaster Daryl Onton at the National Weather Service in Lincoln about the outlook for the winter.

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The U.S. and China agree to emission cuts

The U.S. and China have introduces long term plans to curb emissions of carbon dioxide and other gasses linked to climate change.

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Communication Professor Ray Schroeder on Net Neutrality

Joey talks with Ray Schroeder, Associate Vice Chancellor for Online Learning at the University of Illinois Springfield on Net Neutrality.

Weekend Newswatch

The Illinois State Millitary Museum

On this Veteran’s Day, Joey talks with Stewart Reeve, the Director of the Illinois State Military Museum.

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Ebola Dr. leaving the hospital virus free today

A New York city Dr. diagnosed with Ebola will leave the hospital today free of the virus.

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Rep. Jil Tracy on the Rauner transition team

Joey talks with Rep. Jil Tracy on being named to Governor Elect Bruce Rauner’s transition team.

Weekend Newswatch

More troubles for GM over ignition switches

General Motors is about to feel more heat over the ignition switch controversy which has lead to a recall of 2.5 million vehicles and is connected to at least 30 deaths.

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Nuclear talks with Iran nearing deadline

U.S. and Iranian officials are meeting in Oman for a second day today discussing attempts to rein in Iranian nuclear program ahead of a diplomatic deadline later this month.

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Bluegrass Festival invades Springfield

Joey talks with Terry Lease about the 28th Annual Bluegrass Music Festival at the Crowne Plaza this weekend.

Recent Headlines

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Millionaires’ Tax Falls Short

Illinois Speaker of the House Michael Madigan, D-Chicago, talks from the speakers podium in the House chambers Tuesday, May 13, 2014, in Springfield Ill. The Illinois Legislature resumes work toward its end of May deadline.

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Butler: Campaign Donation Doesn’t Impact Relationship with Governor

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State Representative Tim Butler got some political campaign cash from Governor Bruce Rauner.

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Senate Approves Medical Marijuana Program Extension, Heads to Governor

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Dispensaries could begin selling the product later this year. The legislation extends the program to four years after that date.

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Senate Passes Pot Decriminalization, Measure Heads to Governor

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The Illinois Senate has approved legislation that would treat possession of small amounts of marijuana like a speeding ticket rather than a crime

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Illinois Unemployment Rate Holds Steady at 6%

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Illinois' unemployment rate held steady over the last month.