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Morning Newswatch Podcasts

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Oscar Pistorius Sentenced to 5 Years

Double-amputee Olympic runner Oscar Pistorius has been sentenced to five years in prison for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

Morning Newswatch

Chris Hembrough of the Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce

Joey talks with Chris Hembrough with the Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce about some of the latest economic indicators in Springfield.

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The Ebola Quarantine in Dallas

There has been an important milestone in the battle contain the Ebola virus in the U.S. Dozens of people who had contact with the first patient to be treated here are expected to be cleared to leave seclusion today

Weekend Newswatch

Ronald McDonald House Grand Re-opening

The Executive Director of the Ronald McDonald House in Springfield joins Joey to talk about the “Labor of Love” remodeling project.

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Where are the Ebola Meds?

There are no drugs on the market today designed specifically to treat Ebola, but companies are working to get them there.

Morning Newswatch

Memorial Health System on Ebola

Joey talks with Dr. Rajesh Govindaiah, the Senior Vice President and Chief Medical officer for Memorial Health System on how the hospital would handle Ebola.

Weekend Newswatch

Baby Gibbon at Henson Robinson Zoo

Joey talks with Kim Alexander at Henson Robinson Zoo on the new white-handed baby gibbon at the zoo.

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The Latest on Ebola

President Obama says he is open to a travel ban from West Africa when it comes to Ebola…but isn’t planning one.

Morning Newswatch

Dr. LaMar Hasbrouk

The Director of the Illinois Department of Public Health talks with Joey on the states preparedness for the Ebola virus.

Weekend Newswatch

Steve Futterman live from Dallas on Ebola

Joey talks with Steve Futterman from CBS Radio News on the latest out of Dallas on Ebola.

Recent Headlines

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Rauner, Madigan Spar Over Budget to Kick Off Session’s Final Week

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Majority Democrats on Monday proposed legislation for a roughly $36.3 billion budget for the next fiscal year -- $3 billion more than what the state will take in.

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Springfield Fire Dept. Investigates Potential Arson

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Springfield fire investigators are trying to figure out what, or who, started multiple fires on West Governor St.

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U.S. Sen. Kirk’s Plane Evacuated in Washington

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Kirk's office says someone on the no fly list was on board.

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Legislative Gridlock Likely in Session’s Last Week

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Legislators returned to the Capitol Monday to finish the session that ends Sunday.

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Illinois Licensing Pools, Beaches as Swimming Season Begins

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The Illinois Department of Public Health is in charge of the regulations under the Illinois Swimming Facility Act.