Podcasts: Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch

Darin LaHood on his win in the special primary for the 18th District

Joey talks with State Senator Darin LaHood on his win in the special primary for the 18th Congressional District seat vacated by Aaron Schock.

Weekend Newswatch

Rob Mellon on his win in the special primary for the 18th District

Joey talks with the winner of the special primary for the 18th Congressional District seat that was vacate by Aaron Schock.

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Gearing up for reductions in the military

We are expected to hear the formal announcement today that the U.S. Army is cutting more that 40,000 troops over the next two years.

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School District 186 board votes to buy more security cameras

Joey talks with District 186 School Board President Mike Zimmers about the board voting to purchase additional security cameras for Springfield middle and high schools.

Morning Newswatch

Ward 3 Alderman Doris Turner on the city council meeting

Joey talks with Ward 3 Alderman Doris Turner to see what action the council took last night at the city council meeting about the ‘pension perk.’

Weekend Newswatch

The Downtown Bacon Throwdown and Music Fest

Joey talks with Nick Sperry with Downtown Springfield Inc. and WTAX General Manager Charlie Ferguson about ‘The Downtown Bacon Throwdown and Music Fest’, and the Kids Zone.

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Amid the controversy, Donald Trump is still polling well

Presidential candidate Donald Trump is making a solid early showing in his presidential campaign.

Morning Newswatch

More cameras and mics headed to some courts

Joey talks with Jim Grimes with the Illinois News Broadcasters Association about a pilot program that would bring cameras and mics to the 7th Judicial Circuit courtrooms.

Weekend Newswatch

Ward 1 Alderman Chuck Redpath on the ‘vacation perk’

Joey talks with Springfield Ward 1 Alderman Chuck Redpath on the city council considering an ordinance to do away with a retirement perk that allows city employees to cash in all of their unused vacation time early causing a pension spike.

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Bill Cosby admitted to getting drugs to give to women

The Associated Press has uncovered documents that show comedian Bill Cosby admitted obtaining Quaaludes with the idea that he would give them to women he wanted to have sex with.

Recent Headlines

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Granite City Man Convicted of Murder in 21-Month Old’s Death

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A Madison County jury deliberated for three hours Friday before finding 42-year-old John Holman III guilty.

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North Mac Elementary School Evacuated After Strange Odor was Detected

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No gas or carbon monoxide leaks were detected but a new temperature control system was installed in the building.

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Lawmakers Honor Lincoln at Lincoln’s Tomb

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Senator Dick Durbin, a Democrat, says a Republican like Abraham Lincoln is still someone for which we should place great honor.

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Grant Encourages Better Farm Conservation

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If you're a farmer in the 21st Century, you're probably hearing about - if not practicing - "precision farming." And that extends to conservation practices, too.

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Rauner to Close Juvenile Prison

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Gov. Bruce Rauner's administration says it will close the youth correctional facility in Kewanee, near Peoria and the Quad Cities.