Podcasts: Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch

UIS professor Adriana Crocker on U.S./Cuba relations

Joey talks with UIS Associate Professor of Political Science Adriana Crocker about the surprise announcement of new U.S./Cuba relations.

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You will not see “The Interview” any time soon.

There are some new developments this morning on the Sony pictures hacking scandal, and the movie “The Interview”.

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Alderman Cory Jobe on the Inspector General ordinance

Joey talks with Springfield Alderman Cory Jobe on the Inspector General ordinance that passed at the city council meeting last night.

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Congressman Rodney Davis on the budget and Judy Baar Topinka

Joey visits with Congressman Rodney Davis about the budget, Judy Baar Topinka and the situation with the comptrollers office.

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Springfield District 186 Superintendent on school secutiry

Springfield District 186 Superintendent Jennifer Gill joined Joey to discuss security changes coming to the district.

Weekend Newswatch

Springfield mayoral candidate opposes inspector general ordinance

Joey talks with Springfield mayoral candidate Paul Palazzolo on his opposition to the inspector general ordinance.

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What are the hottest tech gifts this year?

Technology analyst Larry Magid joins Joey to talk about the hottest tech gifts of the season.

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The Pennsylvania manhunt, and the Australia aftermath

A nerve racking time right now in north of Philadelphia in the well-to-do Pennsylvania area of Montgomery county as a search continues for a gunman who killed six.

Weekend Newswatch

Holiday gas prices

Joey talks with Beth Mosher from AAA Chicago Motor Club about gas prices, and the likelihood of them staying low throughout he holidays.

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Chamber leader on the holidays

Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Chris Hembrough on holiday shopping and how chamber members are giving back.

Recent Headlines

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Woman Accused of Fatal Accident Wants New Attorney

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Andrea Little had been expected to plead guilty.

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Federal Grand Jury Indicts 2 Decatur Residents

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Two Decatur residents have been charged by a federal grand jury in Springfield.

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House Fails to Override Veto of Union-Backed Bill

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The House voted 68-34 to override Rauner's veto of the bill. It needed 71 votes to become law.

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Child Care Assistance Program Changes Fail By One Vote

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A plan to restore state-subsidized child care assistance for low-income working parents has failed by one vote in the Illinois House.

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Peoria Settles With Man Who Parodied Mayor on Twitter

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The city of Peoria will pay $125,000 to a man whose home was raided after he created a Twitter account to parody the mayor.