Podcasts: Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Weekend Newswatch

Paul Palazzolo

Sangamon county Auditor and candidate for Mayor of Springfield Paul Palazzolo talks with Joey about how to grow the city.

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Supreme Court – Union Dues

UIS associate professor of Political Science Jason Pierceson talks with Joey on the Supreme Court decision on union dues.

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Immigration Policy

President Obama says he will begin taking steps on his own to change immigration policy using his executive authority.

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Supreme Court – ObamaCare

A closer look at the Supreme Court ruling the lets closely held companies opt out of the ObamaCare requirement that companies provide contraception coverage.

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Veterans Administration

Joey talks with Mike Lyons with CBS Radio News about former Procter & Gamble executive Robert McDonald, the proposed nominee to head up the embattled Department of Veterans Affairs.

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Blood Needed

Anna McFarland with the Central Illinois Community Blood Center talks with Joey about the extra need for blood during the 4th of July Holiday.

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North Korea Charging Americans

North Korea says it will charge two Americans it detained in April with unspecified crimes, potentially paving the way for their eventual release.

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Illegal Migrants

President Obama wants more that two billion dollars to address the surge in children and other migrants from Central America who are illegally crossing the U.S. boarder.

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Kidzeum Grant

Kidzeum of Health and Science Board President Rachael Thompson joins Joey to talk about the release of a one million dollar state grant.

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Syria and Iraq

Mike Lyons military analyst with CBS radio news talks with Joey about the President Obama’s request for 500 million dollars to aid Syrian rebels and the latest out of Iraq.

Recent Headlines

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Report: New Berlin coach, board president face charges

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Creviston found passed out behind the wheel; Gordon allegedly wields gun in love triangle

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State Could Hold Up Video Gaming Revenues; Langfelder Responds

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There’s confusion amongst local governments over whether the state can withhold video gaming payments, even without a state budget in place.

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City Council Again Hears About West Side Apartment Complex

7-28-15 Springfield City Council

The Springfield City Council is getting an earful about a project approved in the waning weeks of the previous city council.

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Langfelder Names Economic Development Commission Members

7-28-15 Economic Development Commission

The city now has a seven-member commission in place to deal with economic development projects that are proposed, before they go to the city council for final approval.

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Tourism Booming in Springfield and Illinois, Despite “Elephant in the Room”

7-28-15 Illinois Tourism

Tourism remains one of the biggest industries in the state of Illinois, and it keeps getting bigger.