Podcasts: Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch

Dr. Kent Redfield on budget negotiations at the capitol

Joey talks with political science professor Dr. Kent Redfield on the negotiations for filling a 1.6 Billion dollar budget hole in this years budget.

Weekend Newswatch

Congressman Rodney Davis

Joey talks with Congressman Rodney Davis on losing a staffer to the Illinois House, the Central Illinois Community Food Bank, saving for college and more.

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Hilary’s email, skidding planes at LaGuardia and Harrison Ford’s crash

The Hillary Clinton email affair, a passenger plane almost skids off a runway at LaGuardia, and it was a crash landing for actor Harrison Ford on a golf course in Venice California.

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Sangamon County Circuit Clerk Tony Libri on his retirement announcement

Joey talks with Sangamon County Circuit Clerk Tony Libri about his announcement yesterday that he plans to retire at the end of this month.

Weekend Newswatch

New treatment for stroke sufferers

Joey talks with Dr. Tamer Abdelhak, the medical director for neuro-critical care at Memorial Medical Center about a new stroke treatment that gives extra time to to prevent stroke damage.

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Is an Iranian nuclear agreement close?

The Wall Street Journal is reporting this morning that 6 major powers are close to an agreement with Iran about it’s nuclear program that would be centered on Tehran staying at least one year away from gathering enough fuel for a nuclear weapon.

Mike Houston

Ask the Mayor segment 1

Joey talks and takes calls with Springfield Mayor Mike Houston in the Morning Newswatch monthly feature, ‘Ask the Mayor.’

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Ask the Mayor segment 2

Joey talks and takes calls with Springfield Mayor Mike Houston in the Morning Newswatch monthly feature, ‘Ask the Mayor.’

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Ask the Mayor segment 3

Joey talks and takes calls with Springfield Mayor Mike Houston in the Morning Newswatch monthly feature, ‘Ask the Mayor.’

Mike Houston

Ask the Mayor Segment 4

Joey talks and takes calls with Springfield Mayor Mike Houston in the Morning Newswatch monthly feature, ‘Ask the Mayor.’

Recent Headlines

8 hours ago in Local

Public Not Allowed at Obama Speech — But Will Be Broadcast Live on WTAX

President Barack Obama signs the Civil Rights History Project Act of 2009 bill into law in the Oval Office of the White House. With President Obama are from left: Rep. Mike Quigley (D-IL); Rep. Carolyn McCarthy (D-NY); Rep. Sanford Bishop (D-GA); Rep. Lacy Clay (D-MO); Rep. Jim Clyburn (D-SC) and Rep. John Lewis (D-GA).
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Where: DC, United States
When: 12 May 2009
Credit: WENN

A spokesman for Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan says the public will not be able to attend when President Barack Obama delivers a speech in the Illinois House chamber on Wednesday.

8 hours ago in Local

State Museum Prepared to Re-Open — If Lawmakers Allow It

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The Illinois State Museum can open once again. But State Department of Natural Resources head Wayne Rosenthal says not yet.

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Davis Proposes FAA, Air Traffic Control Operations Changes

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Davis and and a Democratic Congressman are proposing that that Air Traffic Control operations be run by a not-for-profit entity.

8 hours ago in Local

Report: Police Program Helped Man Who Prostituted Teen

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A newspaper report says a man who's serving 15 years in prison for running an underage prostitution operation did so out of an apartment obtained with the help of the Peoria Police Department.

9 hours ago in Local

Democrats Vying for US Senate Talk Up Experience, Background

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The Democrats running for U.S. Senate are working to distinguish themselves from their rivals as they meet for the first time this election season.