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Morning Newswatch Podcasts

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.

Morning Newswatch

Mayor Trevor Clatfelter

Joey talks with Sherman Mayor Trevor Clatfelter about bringing back the Sherman Homecoming at the site of a new Sherman park.

Recent Headlines

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Illinois Gets CDC Grant to Combat Drug Overdoses

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention named Illinois as one of 16 recipients in a program called "Prescription Drug Overdoses: Prevention for States."

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IDOT Says Budget Impasse Should Not Affect Winter Road Cleanup

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Blankenhorn says the budget battle hasn’t had much of an impact on the agency yet, as the appropriation for ongoing construction projects was signed by the governor.

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Farmers Give Reasons for Optimism at Farm Progress Show

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National Corn Growers Association attributes positive farming outlook to decent crops and more people entering farming.

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County Election Office Open Extended Hours for Special Election Early Voting

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Sangamon County Election Office also open Sunday and Labor Day Monday.

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AFSCME: Time to Go Back to the Negotiating Table

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Rauner has said he wouldn't lock out state workers even as contract negotiations continue, but AFSCME spokesperson Anders Lindall doesn't buy it.