Podcasts: Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch

Tim Griffin on his future with the city

Joey talks with now former Ward 10 Alderman Tim Griffin on his resignation from the Springfield City Council and the City Council Coordinator position.

Morning Newswatch

“Harvey” opens at the Hoogland this weekend

Joey talks with Ann Opferman, who plays Veta Louis Simmons, and Chuck McCue who plays Elwood P. Dowd in “Harvey” which opens at the Hoogland Center for the Arts this weekend.

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The President at APEC

President Obama is getting credit for his work at the Asia Pacific Economic Conference.

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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.

Recent Headlines

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Truck, Freight Train Collide Near Blue Mound

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A truck driver was injured after he was hit by a freight train on Route 48 near the Macon/Christian County line.

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Florence Sentenced to 72 Years

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The man who attacked a Springfield police officer responding to a dropped 911 call has been sentenced to 72 years in prison.

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Former U.S. House Speaker Hastert Indicted

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Federal prosecutors have announced bank-related charges against former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert.

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State Rep. Questions Payroll Practices for Education Secretary

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At least one Illinois lawmaker is asking for an explanation – why is the governor’s Education Secretary being paid from the Human Services budget?

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Springfield Unemployment Rate Drops to 4.3%

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The rate fell to 4.3 percent this April, compared to 5.3 percent last April.