Podcasts: Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch

Rob Mellon on the race for the 18th Congressional District

Joey talks with Rob Mellon as election day for the 18th congressional District special election nears.

Weekend Newswatch

Tips on healthy eating at the Illinois State Fair

Joey talks with the diabetes program coordinator for the Memorial Weight Los and Wellness Center, Kathy Levin about trying to eat healthy while at the fair.

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The benefits of congressional endorsements

Public endorsements from members of congress don’t carry the weight they used to when it comes to influencing voters, but the support of law makers on capitol hill has other benefits.

Morning Newswatch

Ward 10 Alderman Ralph Hanauer

Joey talks with Springfield Ward 10 Alderman Ralph Hanauer on City Council Committee of the Whole last night.

Weekend Newswatch

The ‘Smarter Sentencing Act’

Joey talks with University of Illinois Springfield Associate Professor in the department of Criminal Justice, Ryan Williams about the Smarter Sentencing Act.

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Using risk assessment in criminal justice

Is it possible to predict whether someone will commit a crime.

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Illinois Agriculture Director on the Illinois State Fair

Joey has a conversation with Illinois Agriculture Director Philip Nelson about the Illinois State Fair and it’s turn back toward Ag.

Weekend Newswatch

Sherman Village President on a proposed sales tax increase

Joey talks with Sherman Village President Trevor Clatfelter on proposed 1% sales tax increase for the Rail Pointe Business Development District.

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Former U.S. Ambassador to Israel on the Iran nuclear deal

The U.S. has to make a decision on the Iran nuclear agreement in the coming weeks.

Making Strides

The ‘Making Strides Against Breast Cancer’ Kick-off is Tuesday

Joey talks with ‘Making Strides Against Breast Cancer’ Community Manger Morgan Trump about the Kick Off Breakfast that happens tomorrow at the Prairie Capitol Convention Center.

Recent Headlines

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Small Business Week

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Conn says she is an example of both the good and bad of Illinois

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Little Optimism About Medical Marijuana Additions

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Board chair Dr. Leslie Mendoza Temple says the advisory board is moving forward and evaluating the 15 health conditions on its agenda.

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Hotel to be Built at Chicago’s Navy Pier

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The city of Chicago says construction of the first hotel at a popular tourist attraction Navy Pier will begin next year.

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Bills about Loosies and Slurpees at the Capitol

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"Loosie" sale could be decriminalized; "stolen valor" could be expanded

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You Can Lose Your Hearing Various Ways

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Everyone knows that getting older usually means loss of hearing.