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.

Recent Headlines

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“Artification” Continues in Downtown Springfield

Downtown Springfield Inc

A crosswalk in downtown Springfield is about to look like a combination Lincoln history site and Beatles "Abbey Road" album cover.

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Frerichs Cuts Fees on One College Savings Program


Management fees will be cut by 43 percent in the Illinois’ Bright Directions savings program

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Springfield Gold’s Gym Closed Due to Bankruptcy

gold's gym

Bankruptcy converted from Chapter 11 to Chapter 7.

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CWLP Head Explains Rate Changes One Last Time


Doug Brown says he's not trying to hide anything.

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State Cutting Free STD Testing

Illinois Department of Public Health IDPH

State has notified jails, health departments, etc.