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Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch

Senator Andy Manar on Governor Rauner and the budget

Joey talks with State Senator Andy Manar about the budget and Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner.

Weekend Newswatch

Debate begins on the confederate flag at the South Carolina Statehouse

Joey talks with Jim Krasula with CBS Radio News about lawmakers in South Carolina starting debate whether to remove the confederate flag from the Capitol grounds today.

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Greek voters say ‘No’ to bailout proposal

Greek voters have turned an overwhelming thumbs down to a bailout proposal from European creditors.

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Are you ready for ‘Thunder on the Lake’ this weekend?

Joey talks with Ray Rodda, the announcer and Communication’s Director for the US Title Series boats that will be racing this weekend on Lake Springfield.

Morning Newswatch

‘Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over’ this holiday weekend

Joey talks with the Illinois Department of Transportation’s Alcohol Program Coordinator, Shannon Alderman about putting on that seat belt this weekend, and making alternate driving arrangements if you’re going to be behind the wheel.

Weekend Newswatch

How will embassies improve the Illinois/Cuba relationship

Joey talks with Adam Nielsen with the Illinois Farm Bureau which is a founding member of the Illinois Cuba Working group about how the U.S. and Cuba establishing embassies in each others countries will improve relations between the state and Cuba.

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Despite the controversy, Donald Trump is polling well

Presidential candidate Donald Trump may be catching heat for comments during his campaign launch speech over his comments about Mexican immigrants, but that hasn’t stopped his momentum.

Morning Newswatch

What exactly is community policing?

Joey talks with University of Illinois Springfield Associate Professor of criminal justice at Dr. Ryan Williams about what exactly community policing is, and how to do it.

Weekend Newswatch

Staying safe around fireworks this weekend

Joey talks with Dr. Michael Neumeister is the professor and chair of SIU School of medicine’s Department of Surgery and the medical director of Memorial Medical Center’s Regional Burn Center about fireworks safety.

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There was another shark attack in North Carolina

North Carolina has now had its 7th shark attack in less than three weeks, right in front of the 4th of July holiday weekend.

Recent Headlines

9 hours ago in Local

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.

9 hours ago in Local

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.

20 hours ago in Local

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.

21 hours ago in Local

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.

1 day ago in Local

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.