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Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch

The Latest from Ferguson

Michael Calhoun from KMOX in St. Louis talks with Joey after another night of unrest in Ferguson Missouri.

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The “Bite Diet” and Salt

Joey talks with Springfield Clinic dietitian Amanda Figge about the “Bite Diet” and if we are cutting too much salt out of our diets.

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Ferguson Unrest

The unrest continued over the weekend in Ferguson, Missouri.

Weekend Newswatch

Senator Sam McCann

Joey talks with State Senator Sam McCann about the Illinois State Fair, the upcoming election and his Children’s Health and Safety Fair.

Morning Newswatch

Alzheimer Study in Springfield

There is a new Alzheimer’s treatment study going on the SIU School of Medicine. Dr. Thomas Ala joins Joey to discuss the study and how patients can get involved.

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Calm in Ferguson

There was a change in mood in Ferguson Missouri – after days of unrest, calm returned last night.

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A New Chapter for Baghdad

The prime minster of Iraq has relinquished power – opening a new political chapter in that country.

Morning Newswatch

Ferguson MO

Joey talks with Michael Calhoun from KMOX radio in St. Louis about the continuing unrest in Ferguson Missouri.

Morning Newswatch

Pajama Game

Joey visits with some of the cast of “The Pajama Game”, Mark Wheeler (Sid Sorokin), Carrie Branson (Mae) and Austin Dambacher (Prez). The show opens Friday night at Theater in the Park.

Weekend Newswatch

Depression

In the wake of the suicide of Robin Williams, Joey talks with Dr. Laura Shea from SIU School of Medicine about depression.

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.