Podcasts: Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch Podcasts

U.S. capitol

Rodney Davis

Joey visits with Congressman Rodney Davis on the Islamic State, Ferguson and the Ice Bucket Challenge.

Morning Newswatch

Downtown Springfield Inc.

Executive Director of Downtown Springfield Inc. joins Joey to discuss the finances of the organization.

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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.

Recent Headlines

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State Could Hold Up Video Gaming Revenues; Langfelder Responds

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There’s confusion amongst local governments over whether the state can withhold video gaming payments, even without a state budget in place.

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City Council Again Hears About West Side Apartment Complex

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The Springfield City Council is getting an earful about a project approved in the waning weeks of the previous city council.

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Langfelder Names Economic Development Commission Members

7-28-15 Economic Development Commission

The city now has a seven-member commission in place to deal with economic development projects that are proposed, before they go to the city council for final approval.

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Tourism Booming in Springfield and Illinois, Despite “Elephant in the Room”

7-28-15 Illinois Tourism

Tourism remains one of the biggest industries in the state of Illinois, and it keeps getting bigger.

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Man Killed by Prostitute in W. Va. Could Have Ties to 2005 Divernon Case

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Neal Falls of Springfield, Oregon was killed earlier this month in Charleston, West Virginia when he tried to kill a woman he met online.