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Morning Newswatch Podcasts

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Strategy in Syria

President Obama has signaled the U.S. has no immediate plans to escalate military operations against Islamic State extremest in Iraq and Syria.

Weekend Newswatch

Ferguson

Joey talks about the latest out of Ferguson Missouri with Jim Krasula from CBS Radio News.

Morning Newswatch

Kidzeum

The Kidzeum of Health and Science got another funding boost from Scheels this week. Kidzeum Board President Rachael Thomson talks with Joey about it.

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Islamic State Funding

The Wall street journal is reporting this morning, that the Islamic State is running a self sustaining economy in territory across Syria and Iraq, making it one of the richest terror groups and an unprecedented threat.

City of Springfield

Alderman Jobe

Ward 6 Alderman Cory Jobe joins Joey to talk about the Springfield City Council meeting.

Morning Newswatch

ISIS and Syria

CBS Radio News Military Analyst Mike Lyons talks with Joey about the American killed while fighting for ISIS, and the latest on possible U.S. air strikes in Syria.

Weekend Newswatch

E-Cigs

Joey talks with Dr. Joseph Henkel, Chief, Division of Pulmonary & Critical Care at the SIU School of medicine about electronic cigarettes.

Former U.S. President George W. Bush takes part in the ALS ice bucket challenge

Ice Bucket Challenge

University of Illinois Springfield assistant professor of Public Administration Tosha Cantrell-Bruce talks with Joey about why the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge is so popular.

Morning Newswatch

Mayor Trevor Clatfelter

Joey talks with Sherman Mayor Trevor Clatfelter about bringing back the Sherman Homecoming at the site of a new Sherman park.

66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Press Room

Emmy Wrap-up

Joey gives you the highlights of Monday nights Prime Time Emmy show.

Recent Headlines

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Peoria Ready to Welcome Food Trucks to Downtown, Other Areas

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The City Council voted this week to create a process for food-truck operators to apply for licenses.

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Helpful Hints to Keep Summer Safe and Fun

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Food and water safety, and sun protection among the concerns listed.

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Illinois State Police Add July 4th Patrols, Road Side Checks

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Law enforcement officials are warning Illinois motorists not to drink and drive and to buckle up over the holiday weekend.

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Cab Driver Charged with Endangerment After Mt. Vernon Teen Leaves Camp

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A 13-year-old girl went missing after being dropped at an overnight church summer camp.

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New Attorneys for Man Accused of Killing Quincy 7th Grader

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The Adams County public defender's office cited a conflict of interest.