Podcasts: Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch Podcasts

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Ask the Mayor Part 3

Ward 1 Alderman Frank Edwards and Ward 8 Alderman Kris Thielen fill in for Mayor Mike Houston this week on Ask the Mayor.

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Ask the Mayor Part 4

Ward 1 Alderman Frank Edwards and Ward 8 Alderman Kris Thielen fill in for Mayor Mike Houston this week on Ask the Mayor.

Weekend Newswatch

Secret Service Failures

Joey and Peter Maer with CBS Radio News talk about the failures of the Secret Service that allowed a fence jumper to reach well into the White House.

Morning Newswatch

Scott McFarland

Joey talks with Scott McFarland who has announced his candidacy for the Springfield City Council – Ward 4.

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UIS Student Union

Vice Chancellor for Development at University of Illinois Springfield, Dr. Jeff Lorber talks with Joey about tonight’s campaign kickoff for the UIS Student Union.

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White House Intruder

The recent White House intruder made it much farther than previously disclosed.

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The Springfield Flyover

Joey talk with the Director of the Division of Public and Inter modal transportation – IDOT, Joe Shacter on the publice meeting Tuesday night about the Springfield Flyover.

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U.S. Airstrikes

CBS Military Consultant Jeff McCausland gives Joey the latest on the U.S. airstrikes against Islamic State and President Obama’s “60 Minutes” appearance.

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O’Hare & Midway

It was a tough weekend in for air travelers as flight delays continue after a fire that shut down O’Hare and Midway late last week.

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UIS Nursing

Joey talks with Derek Schnapp about the new nursing program coming to the University of Illinois Springfield.

Recent Headlines

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DeWitt Co. Settlement OK’d in Dispute to Put Toxic Waste Over Aquifer

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DeWitt county has approved a settlement with a landfill company.

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Kankakee Co. Sheriff Describes Security Lapses that led to Inmate Escape

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Sheriff Tim Bukowski says investigators found no inmate count had been done.

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House Approves Springfield High Speed Rail Oversight Act

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An attempt to make sure fair hiring practices are implemented on Springfield's high speed rail 10th street consolidation project is moving forward.

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Rauner Admin. Plans $106 Million in Medicaid Cuts

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Cuts to Medicaid will make up about one-third of the $300 million in spending reductions by Gov. Bruce Rauner's office

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Butler: Future of $26M in Social Service Funding Unknown

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State Representative Tim Butler says who knows if that $26 million Governor Bruce Rauner is holding from a number of state social service programs will be restored or not.