Podcasts: Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch Podcasts

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Supreme Court – ObamaCare

A closer look at the Supreme Court ruling the lets closely held companies opt out of the ObamaCare requirement that companies provide contraception coverage.

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Veterans Administration

Joey talks with Mike Lyons with CBS Radio News about former Procter & Gamble executive Robert McDonald, the proposed nominee to head up the embattled Department of Veterans Affairs.

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Blood Needed

Anna McFarland with the Central Illinois Community Blood Center talks with Joey about the extra need for blood during the 4th of July Holiday.

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North Korea Charging Americans

North Korea says it will charge two Americans it detained in April with unspecified crimes, potentially paving the way for their eventual release.

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Illegal Migrants

President Obama wants more that two billion dollars to address the surge in children and other migrants from Central America who are illegally crossing the U.S. boarder.

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Kidzeum Grant

Kidzeum of Health and Science Board President Rachael Thompson joins Joey to talk about the release of a one million dollar state grant.

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Syria and Iraq

Mike Lyons military analyst with CBS radio news talks with Joey about the President Obama’s request for 500 million dollars to aid Syrian rebels and the latest out of Iraq.

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Midsummer Jersey

Director Abbey Kline and cast member Tyrese Mercer talk with Joey about the opening of “Midsummer Jersey” at the Hoogland this weekend.

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SCOTUS on Presidential Appointments

The Supreme Court of the United States has ruled that President Obama exceeded his authority in appointing three national labor relations board members during a brief senate break in 2012.

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Route 29

Joey visits with Rep. Mike Bell about the latest on the construction on rt. 29.

Recent Headlines

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Manar, Scherer Introduce High Speed Rail Legislation

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A couple of local lawmakers are trying to put some teeth into a high speed rail agreement that will benefit Springfield minority communities.

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Springfield Metro Unemployment Level Lowest Since 2007

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The Springfield metro area has recorded another drop in unemployment.

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Springfield Armed Robbery Suspect Caught on Camera, Police Seek Tips

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A man wielding a box cutter tried to hold up a new pet store near downtown Springfield

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Fuel Leak Closes Road Near New Berlin

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No one was injured in the crash.

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Salaita Sues U of I Over Rescinded Job Offer

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A professor who lost a University of Illinois job offer over his profane, anti-Israel Twitter messages has sued.