Podcasts: Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch Podcasts

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Oscar Pistorius Sentenced to 5 Years

Double-amputee Olympic runner Oscar Pistorius has been sentenced to five years in prison for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

Morning Newswatch

Chris Hembrough of the Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce

Joey talks with Chris Hembrough with the Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce about some of the latest economic indicators in Springfield.

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The Ebola Quarantine in Dallas

There has been an important milestone in the battle contain the Ebola virus in the U.S. Dozens of people who had contact with the first patient to be treated here are expected to be cleared to leave seclusion today

Weekend Newswatch

Ronald McDonald House Grand Re-opening

The Executive Director of the Ronald McDonald House in Springfield joins Joey to talk about the “Labor of Love” remodeling project.

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Where are the Ebola Meds?

There are no drugs on the market today designed specifically to treat Ebola, but companies are working to get them there.

Morning Newswatch

Memorial Health System on Ebola

Joey talks with Dr. Rajesh Govindaiah, the Senior Vice President and Chief Medical officer for Memorial Health System on how the hospital would handle Ebola.

Weekend Newswatch

Baby Gibbon at Henson Robinson Zoo

Joey talks with Kim Alexander at Henson Robinson Zoo on the new white-handed baby gibbon at the zoo.

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The Latest on Ebola

President Obama says he is open to a travel ban from West Africa when it comes to Ebola…but isn’t planning one.

Morning Newswatch

Dr. LaMar Hasbrouk

The Director of the Illinois Department of Public Health talks with Joey on the states preparedness for the Ebola virus.

Weekend Newswatch

Steve Futterman live from Dallas on Ebola

Joey talks with Steve Futterman from CBS Radio News on the latest out of Dallas on Ebola.

Recent Headlines

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Friday Hearing in Schock Case Cancelled

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A judge has canceled a Friday hearing on former Congressman Aaron Schock's cooperation with a federal investigation.

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Judge: Salaita Can Amend Lawsuit Against U of I

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Steven Salaita can amend his lawsuit to include the previously dismissed claim that administrators deleted emails pertinent to the case.

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Protest Over GMO Labeling at Sen. Durbin’s Office

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A small protest outside U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin’s Chicago office asked for him to vote against a bill which would prevent states from making the labeling of genetically modified foods mandatory.

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Rauner Vetoes Bill For Better Police, Fire Pensions

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Rauner says public -- not city councils -- should decide.

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Springfield Unemployment Down, but “Skills Gap” Remains

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4.9% unemployment, but skills gap still a concern.