Podcasts: Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Weekend Newswatch

E-Cigs

Joey talks with Dr. Joseph Henkel, Chief, Division of Pulmonary & Critical Care at the SIU School of medicine about electronic cigarettes.

Former U.S. President George W. Bush takes part in the ALS ice bucket challenge

Ice Bucket Challenge

University of Illinois Springfield assistant professor of Public Administration Tosha Cantrell-Bruce talks with Joey about why the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge is so popular.

Morning Newswatch

Mayor Trevor Clatfelter

Joey talks with Sherman Mayor Trevor Clatfelter about bringing back the Sherman Homecoming at the site of a new Sherman park.

66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Press Room

Emmy Wrap-up

Joey gives you the highlights of Monday nights Prime Time Emmy show.

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Back to School Tech

Joey talks with CNET’s Editor at Large Brian Cooley about the latest techie stuff your kid might want as they get back to school.

Morning Newswatch

Ferguson

Jim Krasula from CBS Radio News talks with Joey about developments in Ferguson, MO over the weekend, and the funeral of Michael Brown.

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Earthquake/The Islamic State

A powerful 6.0 earthquake shook northern California yesterday morning, and how did the Islamic State get so big so fast?

Mike Houston

Mike Houston

Mayor Mike Houston joins Joey to discuss the Bel Aire, the new Carpenter St. underpass and what the city might do for the heat this weekend.

Morning Newswatch

The Mikado

Mark Gifford who plays Koko in “The Mikado” talks with Joey about the show, which opens at the Hoogland Center for the Arts this weekend.

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The Islamic State

American officials are trying to put together a broader international campaign to fight the Islamic State.

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.