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.

Illinois State Fairgrounds

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

2 hours ago in Local

UIS Breaks Ground on Student Union

5-4-16 UIS Groundbreaking

Ground has been broken on what is being referred to as the "Living Room" for the students of the University of Illinois Springfield.

3 hours ago in Local

Aeropostale to Close Springfield, Forsyth Stores

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Aeropostale files for Chapter 11.

3 hours ago in Local

Social Service Groups Sue Governor for $100M Past Due

Illinois Republican gubernatorial candidate businessman Bruce Rauner participates in a Republican gubernatorial candidate debate Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014, in Springfield, Ill. The four Republican gubernatorial candidates said that they’ll be willing to work with unions if elected but differed on how to approach the relationship during a downstate debate that largely focused on pension reform, taxes and just briefly on personal issues that have dogged some of the candidates.

Five dozen social service agencies working without pay for nearly a year because of the Illinois state budget stalemate are suing Gov. Bruce Rauner.

3 hours ago in Local

Trial Set for 2 of 6 Men Accused of Dismembering Woman’s Body

Champaign Police Murder Arrests WAND

Two of the six men charged with dismembering a missing Champaign woman will be held for trial after a judge heard testimony from a detective.

4 hours ago in Local

Death Knell for Graduated Income Tax

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Sponsors blame Rauner