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Morning Newswatch Podcasts


Working for independent map amendment for the Illinois Constitution

Joey talks with the Executive Director of Independent Maps, Cindi Canary on the more than 210,000 signatures already on the petition to make the Independent Map Amendment part of the Illinois Constitution.

Weekend Newswatch

CBS Aviation Analyst Mark Rosenker with the latest on the plane debris

Joey talks with CBS Aviation Analyst Mark Rosenker to get the latest on what could be a piece of ill-fated Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 was discovered on Reunion Island.

Morning Newswatch

How close are investigators to identifying that plane debris?

Accident investigators on a remote island in the Indian ocean appear close to determining if plane debris belongs to Malaysian flight 370 that has been missing since march of last ye

Morning Newswatch

Springfield extends free electronic recycling

Joey talks with Springfield Community Programs Coordinator, Abby Walden on the extension of the free electronic recycling program for the city.

Weekend Newswatch

Part of a wing found in the Indian Ocean might be from flight MH370

A Malaysian official says it is almost certain that plane debris found on an island in the Indian ocean is from a Boeing 777, heightening the possibility it could be wreckage from missing flight MH370.


Springfield Ward 9 Alderman Jim Donelan on the City Council meeting

Joey talks with Ward 9 Alderman Jim Donelan about last night’s city council meeting.

Morning Newswatch

Governor Rauner halts gaming revenue payments

Joey talk with the Executive Assistant to Springfield Mayor Jim Langfelder, Bonnie Drew about the State halting gaming revenue payments because of the budget stalemate.

Weekend Newswatch

Sherman Mayor Trevor Clatfelter

Joey talks with Sherman Mayor Trevor Clatfelter about the village’s budget surplus and progress on the new park in front of the Rail Golf Course.


The Iranian nuclear deal

In the complicated debate over the nuclear deal with Iran, there are four silent figures who are not directly part of the conversation, but now far from it either, but their roll might be growing.

Morning Newswatch

Illinois State Senator Andy Manar

Joey talks with Senator Andy Manar about the budget, who is being hurt now by the lack of one, and what it will take to get a budget deal.

Recent Headlines

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Durbin Disappointed in Quick Fixes for Highway Funding and Import Export Bank

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Dick Durbin hopes those issues will be addressed when Congress returns in September.

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Kelly Contemplates Another Run for Office

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William Kelly has run for several offices and says the Illinois GOP has gotten away from it's values.

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Hastert Closes PAC, Moves Money to Legal Defense Fund

Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert arrives at the federal courthouse, Tuesday, June 9, 2015, in Chicago for his arraignment on federal charges that he broke federal banking laws and lied about the money when questioned by the FBI. The indictment two weeks ago alleged Hastert agreed to pay $3.5 million to someone from his days as a high school teacher not to reveal a secret about past misconduct.

Former Speaker of the House under investigation for violating banking laws and lying to the FBI.

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Task Force Hopes to Help Mitsubishi and It’s Employees


Task force includes Governor Rauner and Congressmen Durbin, Kirk, and Rodney Davis.

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St. Clair County Sheriff Passes on U.S. House Bid

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Sheriff Rick Watson has declined a run for the house in the 12th Congressional District.