Podcasts: Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Mike Houston

Ask the Mayor Part 2

Springfield Mayor Mike Houston joins Joey for their monthly visit on city topics.

Mike Houston

Ask the Mayor Part 3

Springfield Mayor Mike Houston joins Joey for their monthly visit on city topics.

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Ask the Mayor Part 4

Springfield Mayor Mike Houston joins Joey for their monthly visit on city topics.

Morning Newswatch

Ameren Illinois Upgrades

Joey talks with Marcelyn Love on Ameren Illinois about ongoing infrastructure upgrades to gas lines in the Springfield area.

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2 Star General Dead in Afghanistan

An Afghan soldier killed a two star U.S. army general when he opened fire on a group of western military officers yesterday.

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Gaza Strip

A fragile sense of calm has crept into parts of Gaza today after Israel and Hamas agreed to a 72 hour cease fire.

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American Ebola Patients

There is no approved vaccine or treatment for the deadly Ebola disease that has killed almost 900 people in West Africa. Now there is word that two Americans were infected with the disease were treated with an experimental drug that has not been evaluated for safety, or approved for use in humans.

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Kirk Farah goes Redneck Fishin’

Kirk Farah sits down with Alex Degman and the two discuss this weekend’s Redneck Fishin’ Tournament in Bath.

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Another Cease Fire Between Israel/Hamas

Gordon Deal of the WSJ This Morning brings us up to speed.

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A New Survey: What do Sangamon County residents think of their neighborhoods?

Many Sangamon County residents surveyed like where they live.

Recent Headlines

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Millionaires’ Tax Falls Short

Illinois Speaker of the House Michael Madigan, D-Chicago, talks from the speakers podium in the House chambers Tuesday, May 13, 2014, in Springfield Ill. The Illinois Legislature resumes work toward its end of May deadline.

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Butler: Campaign Donation Doesn’t Impact Relationship with Governor

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State Representative Tim Butler got some political campaign cash from Governor Bruce Rauner.

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Senate Approves Medical Marijuana Program Extension, Heads to Governor

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Dispensaries could begin selling the product later this year. The legislation extends the program to four years after that date.

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Senate Passes Pot Decriminalization, Measure Heads to Governor

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The Illinois Senate has approved legislation that would treat possession of small amounts of marijuana like a speeding ticket rather than a crime

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Illinois Unemployment Rate Holds Steady at 6%

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Illinois' unemployment rate held steady over the last month.