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Morning Newswatch Podcasts

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Springfield Mayoral Candidate Paul Palazzolo

Joey talks with Candidate for Mayor of Springfield Paul Palazzolo about the proposed Magro meat market that could get the go ahead at tonight’s city council meeting.

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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.

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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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Dr. LaMar Hasbrouk

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

Recent Headlines

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AFSCME: Time to Go Back to the Negotiating Table

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Rauner has said he wouldn't lock out state workers even as contract negotiations continue, but AFSCME spokesperson Anders Lindall doesn't buy it.

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No New Legionnaires Deaths in Quincy

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50 residents sicked, seven fatalities.

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Police Investigate Retirement Community Burglaries

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Break-ins at senior retirement communities.

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Anti-Abortion Groups Target Sen. Mark Kirk

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Anti-abortion protesters repeatedly reference U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk's stroke in demanding he switch his position on defunding Planned Parenthood.

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New Springfield Fire Chief a Familiar Face

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Barry Helmerichs has another chance to be Springfield Fire Chief.