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Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch

CBS Reporter Nick Barnets live from Athens, Greece

Joey talks with Nick Barnets from CBS Radio News live from Athens, Greece to get the latest on the economic crisis there.

Weekend Newswatch

Is the Affordable Care Act is here to stay?

The U.S. Supreme Court ruling upholding federal subsidies for the Affordable Care Act virtually guarantees the law will remain in place.


The Greek economic crisis

We have been seeing long lines at ATMs in Greece, with people waiting to withdraw cash. What is life like there right now?


Springfield’s Phoenix Center Reacts to Gay Marriage Ruling

Jonna Cooley joins Alex Degman to talk about what this means for Springfield — both for same sex couples and those who don’t want to be involved due to religious reasons.


Record Breaking Rains in Illinois

It’s rained this month. A lot. How much?


The Affordable Care Act Is Upheld — Now What?

Tony Lo Sasso from the Illinois Institute of Government and Public Affairs explains what the ruling means and what’s next.

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District 186’s WIndfall from Illinois’ Education Budget

Springfield school board president Mike Zimmers talks about what’s in the offing for District 186 with the extra money heading to K-12 education.

Morning Newswatch

A look at parking in downtown Springfield

Joey talks downtown parking with Steve Meyers with the Downtown Springfield Inc. Parking and Traffic Safety Council.

Weekend Newswatch

Capital Township’s Workfare Program

Joey talks with the General Assistance Administrator at Capital Township, Kathe Pierce about the Workfare Program and applications being taken today.


Another guard arrest in connection with the N.Y. prison break

A second prison guard has now been charged in connection with helping two killers escape from a maximum security prison in New York.

Recent Headlines

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CWLP Not Concerned About Supreme Court EPA Ruling


The Supreme Court decision striking down the EPA's regulations on toxic air emissions from power plants doesn't effect City Water Light and Power too much.

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Rauner Vetoes Portions of Transportation Budget

Budget Cuts

Gov. Bruce Rauner sliced some chunks off the state construction budget before signin

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Dems Propose One Month State Budget


The state greets the new fiscal year with no budget, but there are alternatives.

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Ill. Route 97 Reopened at Koke Mill, Moore Rd. Following Accident


Police so far haven't said what caused the crash, nor have they said if there are any injuries.

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Man Dead After Motorcycle Crash


A Springfield man is dead after an early morning motorcycle crash.