Podcasts: Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch Podcasts

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Don’t Pay Full Price

Some stores release coupons so often that you would be almost crazy to pay full price.

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Alderman Frank Edwards

Ward 1 Alderman Frank Edwards joins Joey to discuss last night’s Springfield City Council meeting.

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Cancer Drugs

Dr. Robert Mocharnuk from Simmons Cancer Institute (SCI) at SIU School of Medicine joins Joey to talk about a new study that will rapidly test lung cancer drugs.

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Primary Elections and the V.A.

The latest on yesterday’s primary elections and the Veterans Administration scandal from the Wall Street Journal this Morning.

Morning Newswatch

John Kerry in Iraq

CBS Military analysts Jeff McCausland on Secretary of State John Kerry’s visit to Iraq, and the latest on ISIL fighting.

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Dog Park

Karen Hoelzer joins Joey to talk about the latest developments on the proposed new dog park in Springfield.

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Veterans Administration

There is more discouraging news about the department of veterans affairs. An internal watchdog created to safeguard the medical care provided to former service members instead routinely plays down errors.

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Iraq & Drones

The Obama administration’s memo regarding a drone strike that killed an American, and growing pressure inside Iraq for the prime minister to step down.

Morning Newswatch

Coporate Email & the iWatch

New tech startups are taking aim at corporate email, promising to disrupt the mode of communication that office dwellers love to hate, and the latest on the iWatch.

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Kerry in Iraq

Secretary of state John Kerry has arrived in Iraq an unannounced trip that is part of a series of meetings in the middle east that designed to gather support to stop the Sunni insurgency.

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“Workers Comp Reform” Fails in Illinois House

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The Illinois House closed out the week with Democrats taking another whack at the governor's "Turnaround Agenda."

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New University of Illinois President Visits UIS

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New University of Illinois president Timothy Killeen is reacting to published reports suggesting that community college and university presidents get some pretty expensive perks.

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Legislation Helping Mahomet Aquifer Goes to Governor

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A measure affecting water supplies in some regional communities has passed through the General Assembly.

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Cubs Owner Buys More Nearby Rooftop Buildings

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Cook County property tax records show that an entity controlled by the owner of the Chicago Cubs has purchased three more rooftop buildings next to Wrigley Field.

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New IL Corrections Director Resigns

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Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner's choice for state prisons director has resigned just two months into the job.