Podcasts: Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch Podcasts

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Dr. Doolittle Jr. opens tonight (2-13-15) at the Hoogland Center for the Arts

Joey talks with cast members Sarah McLaughlin, Carmen Remolina, Eva Griffin, Kennedi Branson, Justin Brandon and Assistant Director Becky Bertram about Dr. Doolittle Jr. at the Hoogland Center for the Arts.

Morning Newswatch

Springfield Mayor Mike Houston on shredding decision

Joey talks to Springfield Mayor Mike Houston to get his reaction on the announcement that the city will not face charges over police document shredding.

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The President’s war powers & 60 Minutes corespondent Bob Simon dies

President Obama is asking for new powers to engage military operations against Islamic terrorists and longtime 60 minutes correspondent Bob Simon has died.

Morning Newswatch

Alderman Joe McMenamin on the Springfield City Council

Ward 7 Alderman Joe McMenamin joins Joey to talk about the Springfield City Council meeting last night where money was budgeted for the Lincoln Funeral event.

Morning Newswatch

UIS Political Science Professor on Governor Rauner and the Unions

Joey talks with University of Illinois Political Science Professor Dr. Kent Redfield about Governor Rauners actions regarding ‘Fair Share’ union dues.

Weekend Newswatch

New Sangamon County Clerk Don Gray

Joey talks with Don Gray, who was approved by the Sangamon county board to become the next Sangamon County clerk, replacing Joe Aiello, who left the office last month to take a state job.

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The latest on Kayla Mueller’s death and Brian Williams

The latest on the death of hostage Kayla Mueller, and NBC is sending Brian Williams to the sideline for six months.

Weekend Newswatch

Springfield Historic Sites Commission expands district boundaries

Joey talks with Steve Meyers, the vice chair of the Springfield Historic Sites Commission on its boundary expansion, and what it could mean for the city.

Morning Newswatch

Do the companies you do business with take care of your data?

Joey talks with University of Illinois Springfield Assistant Professor of Computer Science Lucas Vespa about the how safe your data is with the companies you do business with.

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More snow hits Boston and same sex marriage in Alabama

It’s hard to imagine Boston getting more snow…but it has. it is the third significant storm in the past three weeks…and the latest on the same sex marriage in Alabama.

Recent Headlines

7 hours ago in Local

Granite City Man Convicted of Murder in 21-Month Old’s Death

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A Madison County jury deliberated for three hours Friday before finding 42-year-old John Holman III guilty.

7 hours ago in Local

North Mac Elementary School Evacuated After Strange Odor was Detected

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No gas or carbon monoxide leaks were detected but a new temperature control system was installed in the building.

18 hours ago in Local

Lawmakers Honor Lincoln at Lincoln’s Tomb

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Senator Dick Durbin, a Democrat, says a Republican like Abraham Lincoln is still someone for which we should place great honor.

19 hours ago in Local

Grant Encourages Better Farm Conservation

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If you're a farmer in the 21st Century, you're probably hearing about - if not practicing - "precision farming." And that extends to conservation practices, too.

23 hours ago in Local

Rauner to Close Juvenile Prison

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Gov. Bruce Rauner's administration says it will close the youth correctional facility in Kewanee, near Peoria and the Quad Cities.