Podcasts: Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch Podcasts

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U.S. Airstrikes in Iraq

There are early indications that three days of U.S. air strikes are having an effect on the terrorists that have overrun large portions of Iraq.

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ISIS in Syria

The western word has major concerns win Syria as it tries to prevent the advances of the terrorist group called the Islamic State or ISIS.

Morning Newswatch

U.S. Airstrikes in Iraq

CBS Military Consultant Mike Lyons talks with Joey about President Obama’s decision to OK new air strikes in Iraq.

Weekend Newswatch

Inversion and Walgreens

Joey talks with Jorge Villegas, associate professor of Business Administration at University of Illinois Springfield about inversion and Walgreens decision not to do it.

Morning Newswatch

Greater Tuna

Joey talks with Rich McCoy and Darin Harms, the stars of “Greater Tuna” which opens this weekend at the Hoogland Center for the Arts.

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Ebola

The nation’s top health expert says he’s confident a large Ebola outbreak wont’ happen in the U.S.

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State Fair Director Amy Bliefnick

Joey talks with Illinois State Fair Director Amy Bliefnick about the twilight parade and the opening of the fair.

Weekend Newswatch

UIS infectious Disease Expert Dr. Josiah Alamu

UIS infectious Disease Expert Dr. Josiah Alamu talks with Joey about the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.

Morning Newswatch

Alderman McMenamin

Ward 7 Alderman Joe McMenamin joins Joey to discuss last night’s Springfield City Council meeting and the use of the PILOT funds.

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Ebola

The number of people to have died in the worst Ebola outbreak in history has risen to at least 932. Many of the victims are overworked hospital staff.

Recent Headlines

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Dems Propose One Month State Budget

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The state greets the new fiscal year with no budget, but there are alternatives.

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Ill. Route 97 Reopened at Koke Mill, Moore Rd. Following Accident

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Police so far haven't said what caused the crash, nor have they said if there are any injuries.

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Man Dead After Motorcycle Crash

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A Springfield man is dead after an early morning motorcycle crash.

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Winslow Remains as Police Chief

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Kenny Winslow was the top choice out of nine candidates.

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Rauner Visits IEMA, IDOT in Springfield — Tries to Reassure Employees

Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner enters the House to applause to delivers his first budget address to a joint session of the General Assembly in the House chambers Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015, in Springfield Ill. Illinois Rep. Greg Harris is seen on the far right.

The governor is spending the last day of the fiscal year visiting state agencies in Springfield and Chicago, trying to reassure employees they’ll get paid.