Podcasts: Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch Podcasts

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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.

Morning Newswatch

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.

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Midterm polling…what happened?

If the magnitude of the republican wave in Tuesdays midterm election was a surprise to many people, it was in part because it was a surprise to the people paid to predict it….the pollsters

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President Obama Corresponds with Iran

President Obama secretly wrote to Iran’s leader last month and described a shared interest in fighting Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria according to people briefed on the correspondence.

Weekend Newswatch

The latest on ISIS with Jeff McCausland

Joey talks with Jeff McCausland from CBS Radio News on the latest on ISIS.

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Ban on “Conversion Therapy” Passes Legislature

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The Illinois Senate has approved a ban on therapy designed to "convert'' gay young people to heterosexuals.

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Union Legislation Would Prohibit Strike or Rauner Lockout

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The House has approved a measure that changes government-employee contract negotiations just a month before the deadline for a new contract.

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Mark Hart Named Interim Springfield Fire Chief

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Springfield has an interim fire chief.

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Hastert Resigns from Wheaton College Board

FILE - In this Aug. 17, 2007, file photo, Rep. J. Dennis Hastert, front, R-Ill., announces that he will not seek reelection for a 12th term as he stands on the steps of the old Kendall County courthouse with, from left, his son Josh; wife Jean; and daughter-in-law Heidi, grandson Jack, in Yorkville, Ill. A newly unveiled indictment against Hastert released Thursday, May 28, 2015, accuses the Republican of agreeing to pay $3.5 million in hush money to keep a person from the town where he was a longtime schoolteacher silent about "prior misconduct."

The resignation was the latest fallout from a federal indictment accusing Hastert of violating banking laws.

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Rauner: No Special Session if No Agreement Reached by Sunday

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Gov. Bruce Rauner says he will not call lawmakers back into session if there's no agreement on a budget by Sunday.