Podcasts: Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch Podcasts

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Is Your Boat Dock Safe?

Molly Hall, Executive Director of SafeElectricity.Org Talks with Joey about making sure boats and docks are ready for the season, and how to avoid electric shock drowning.

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Are you Gluten Free?

Gluten free food is almost everywhere. Joey talks with Registered Dietician Sarah Lopinski about Celiac Disease.

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Another Massive Media Merger

Another media merger is on the horizon. Get the latest on that and the California wildfires with Gordon Deal with the Wall Street Journal this Morning.

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South Korean Ferry Disaster

The president of South Korea says she is accepting responsibility for her governments poor handling of last months ferry disaster which let more than 300 people dead or missing.

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Rep. Brauer on the Budget

Representative Brauer joins Joey to discuss the passing of numerous spending bills at the Capitol Thursday.

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Caitol Roundup

Dave Dahl joins Joey to discuss the happenings on a busy week at the Illinois State Capitol.

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Wildfires & Turkey Mine Explosion

Gordon Deal with the Wall Street Journal This Morning get’s you caught up on the California wildfires and the latest on that mine explosion in Turkey.

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Pension Reform on Hold!

AFSCME Council 31 executive director Henry Bayer joins Joey to talk about a Sangamon County judges order halting the pension reform in the state.

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Bill gives yet another chance for DUI offenders

Joey discusses a bill that would give those with four DIU offenses another chance a getting behind the wheel with the bills sponsor Representative Elaine Nekritz.

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Alderman Frank Edwards on the NAPA contract

Joey talks with Ward 1 Alderman Frank Edwards on the situation surrounding the NAPA contract and the city garage consolidation.

Recent Headlines

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Oil Train Derails Near Galena

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A BNSF Railway freight train containing 103 cars loaded with crude oil has derailed near Galena.

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Durbin Wants Expansion of Veterans Caregiver Funding

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Senator Dick Durbin wants to expand a program that currently provides care to post-9/11 disabled veterans, to disabled veterans of any conflict.

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Unions Sue Over Exec. Order on Fair Share Dues

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Illinois labor unions are asking a judge to invalidate Gov. Bruce Rauner's executive order.

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Lawmaker Wants to Revive Illinois Death Penalty

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Just four years after capital punishment was taken off the books in Illinois, a state lawmaker says it's time to bring it back.

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Number of Illinois Children in Poverty Holds Steady

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The child poverty rate is holding steady in Illinois, but it's holding steady at a rate higher than advocates would like.