Podcasts: Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch

The Mikado

Mark Gifford who plays Koko in “The Mikado” talks with Joey about the show, which opens at the Hoogland Center for the Arts this weekend.

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The Islamic State

American officials are trying to put together a broader international campaign to fight the Islamic State.

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Ferguson & Ebola Updates

The latest on those Ebola patients who were released from the hospital, and it was another night of relative calm in Ferguson Missouri.

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Ferguson Business

Nearly two weeks after the police shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson…the city is finding it harder to pick up the pieces night after night.

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Syrian Rescue Attempt

The United States attempted to rescue kidnapped hostages that included the journalist who was beheaded by the Islamic State.

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Ferguson

Joey talks with Steve Futterman from CBS Radio News on the latest, live from Ferguson Missouri.

Weekend Newswatch

Mad Mud Dash

Joey talks with Kemia Sarraf with genHkids about the upcoming Mad Mud Dash.

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Alderman Joe McMenamin

Joey talks with Ward 7 Alderman Joe McMenamin on the Springfield City Council meeting.

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The Wall Street Journal on Ferguson

Marchers protesting the police shooting of an unarmed teenager defied law enforcement requests of police to stay off the streets after dark.

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Michael Calhoun on Ferguson

Joey talks with Michael Calhoun from CBS Radio News/KMOX Radio in St. Louis on the latest from Ferguson.

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Comptroller: What Can and Can’t Be Paid During Impasse?

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Whether state workers can or should be paid without a state budget seems to be a contentious point between the Attorney General and Comptroller.

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New President of Robert Morris University Illinois Has Springfield Connection

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RMU grad Mablene Krueger replaces Michael Violtt.

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City Council to Reconsider Eliminating Vacation Payout

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The Springfield City Council could finally be poised to consider nixing a plan that gives city employees a higher retirement benefit, at the expense of unused vacation pay.

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Professor Suing U of I Has New Job

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Steven Salaita will work for the American University of Beirut.

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Plenty of Room Left at Illinois Landfills

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Existing Illinois landfills have capacity to take trash for another 21 years.