Podcasts

Podcasts

Morning Newswatch

Friday, March 6, 201503/06/2015

Dr. Kent Redfield on budget negotiations at the capitol

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey talks with political science professor Dr. Kent Redfield on the negotiations for filling a 1.6 Billion dollar budget hole in this years budget.

Weekend Newswatch

Friday, March 6, 201503/06/2015

Congressman Rodney Davis

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey talks with Congressman Rodney Davis on losing a staffer to the Illinois House, the Central Illinois Community Food Bank, saving for college and more.

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Friday, March 6, 201503/06/2015

Hilary’s email, skidding planes at LaGuardia and Harrison Ford’s crash

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

The Hillary Clinton email affair, a passenger plane almost skids off a runway at LaGuardia, and it was a crash landing for actor Harrison Ford on a golf course in Venice California.

Morning Newswatch

Thursday, March 5, 201503/05/2015

Sangamon County Circuit Clerk Tony Libri on his retirement announcement

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey talks with Sangamon County Circuit Clerk Tony Libri about his announcement yesterday that he plans to retire at the end of this month.

Weekend Newswatch

Thursday, March 5, 201503/05/2015

New treatment for stroke sufferers

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey talks with Dr. Tamer Abdelhak, the medical director for neuro-critical care at Memorial Medical Center about a new stroke treatment that gives extra time to to prevent stroke damage.

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Thursday, March 5, 201503/05/2015

Is an Iranian nuclear agreement close?

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

The Wall Street Journal is reporting this morning that 6 major powers are close to an agreement with Iran about it’s nuclear program that would be centered on Tehran staying at least one year away from gathering enough fuel for a nuclear weapon.

Mike Houston

Wednesday, March 4, 201503/04/2015

Ask the Mayor segment 1

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey talks and takes calls with Springfield Mayor Mike Houston in the Morning Newswatch monthly feature, ‘Ask the Mayor.’

Mike Houston

Wednesday, March 4, 201503/04/2015

Ask the Mayor segment 2

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey talks and takes calls with Springfield Mayor Mike Houston in the Morning Newswatch monthly feature, ‘Ask the Mayor.’

Mike Houston

Wednesday, March 4, 201503/04/2015

Ask the Mayor segment 3

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey talks and takes calls with Springfield Mayor Mike Houston in the Morning Newswatch monthly feature, ‘Ask the Mayor.’

Mike Houston

Wednesday, March 4, 201503/04/2015

Ask the Mayor Segment 4

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey talks and takes calls with Springfield Mayor Mike Houston in the Morning Newswatch monthly feature, ‘Ask the Mayor.’

Recent Headlines

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Comptroller: What Can and Can’t Be Paid During Impasse?

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Whether state workers can or should be paid without a state budget seems to be a contentious point between the Attorney General and Comptroller.

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New President of Robert Morris University Illinois Has Springfield Connection

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RMU grad Mablene Krueger replaces Michael Violtt.

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City Council to Reconsider Eliminating Vacation Payout

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The Springfield City Council could finally be poised to consider nixing a plan that gives city employees a higher retirement benefit, at the expense of unused vacation pay.

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Professor Suing U of I Has New Job

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Steven Salaita will work for the American University of Beirut.

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Plenty of Room Left at Illinois Landfills

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Existing Illinois landfills have capacity to take trash for another 21 years.

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Illinois Economy Still Growing, but More Slowly Than Last Month

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Illinois' economy continues to grow at a steady pace, according to a monthly measure of it from the University of Illinois.