Podcasts: Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch Podcasts

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Looking for Lincoln

Executive Director Sarah Watson of Looking for Lincoln discusses the expanded presence at the Illinois State Fair in this podcast (truncated due to technical difficulties).

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Robin Williams – 1

Remembering comedian and actor Robin Williams who was found dead in his Northern California Home.

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Robin Williams – 2

Remembering Robin Williams after he was found dead in his California home from an apparent suicide. An investigation is underway…he was 63.

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Tony Stewart

NASCAR’s Tony Stewart Struck and Killed Another Driver in the Middle of a Race.

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The President and Airstrikes

President Obama’s decision to launch military strikes in Iraq carries a lot of political risk.

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U.S. Airstrikes in Iraq

There are early indications that three days of U.S. air strikes are having an effect on the terrorists that have overrun large portions of Iraq.

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ISIS in Syria

The western word has major concerns win Syria as it tries to prevent the advances of the terrorist group called the Islamic State or ISIS.

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U.S. Airstrikes in Iraq

CBS Military Consultant Mike Lyons talks with Joey about President Obama’s decision to OK new air strikes in Iraq.

Weekend Newswatch

Inversion and Walgreens

Joey talks with Jorge Villegas, associate professor of Business Administration at University of Illinois Springfield about inversion and Walgreens decision not to do it.

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Greater Tuna

Joey talks with Rich McCoy and Darin Harms, the stars of “Greater Tuna” which opens this weekend at the Hoogland Center for the Arts.

Recent Headlines

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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.

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No New Legionnaires Deaths in Quincy

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50 residents sicked, seven fatalities.

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Police Investigate Retirement Community Burglaries

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Break-ins at senior retirement communities.

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Anti-Abortion Groups Target Sen. Mark Kirk

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Anti-abortion protesters repeatedly reference U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk's stroke in demanding he switch his position on defunding Planned Parenthood.

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New Springfield Fire Chief a Familiar Face

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Barry Helmerichs has another chance to be Springfield Fire Chief.