Bob Murray

Bob Murray

Bob Murray joined NewsRadio 1240 WTAX in May of 2003. Bob is the host of Morning Newswtach from 5:30am-9AM.

Bob has nearly 40 years of broadcasting experience ranging from an on-air personality on the radio to a television weatherman in Springfield and Decatur. He was a finalist for a Small Market Personality of the Year Marconi Award in September of 2009.

Bob is very involved with the community always being an emcee for an event or taking part in promoting some cause.

bmurray@wtax.com


Recent Headlines

4 hours ago in Local

Auburn School Happy to Host Gov. Rauner

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Hosting the governor at his small, rural district's high school Wednesday, Auburn school superintendent Darren Root says there is an important point to make.

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Caterpillar to Close 5 More Plants

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Caterpillar Inc. says it will close five more factories — including an Oxford, Mississippi plant — as the Peoria, Illinois-based heavy equipment maker reacts to slowing demand for construction and mining equipment worldwide.

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Advocates Fear Chaos After Rauner Home Health Care Ruling

Illinois Republican gubernatorial candidate businessman Bruce Rauner participates in a Republican gubernatorial candidate debate Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014, in Springfield, Ill. The four Republican gubernatorial candidates said that they’ll be willing to work with unions if elected but differed on how to approach the relationship during a downstate debate that largely focused on pension reform, taxes and just briefly on personal issues that have dogged some of the candidates.

Illinois social service advocates fear chaos when a new ban on most overtime for home health care workers goes into effect Sunday.

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Six People Charged in Champaign Murder

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Four are in custody after the woman was found in Clinton Lake.

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Crimestoppers Seeks Gun Stealers

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Springfield Police are looking for the public's help in solving a weekend burglary at a local business.