Podcasts: Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch Podcasts


Are you shopping local on Small Business Saturday?

Joey talks with the State Director of the National Federation of Independent Business, Kim Clarke Maisch about Small Business Saturday.

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Problems with national crime data

Law enforcement officials in some cities are struggling to cope with sudden unexplained spikes in crime.


Ward 1 Alderman Chuck Redpath

Joey talks with Springfield Ward 1 Alderman Chuck Redpath about drones and proposed changes to the ethics committee.

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The search for historic farm houses in Sangamon County

Joey talks with the Chairman of the Sangamon County Historic Preservation Commission, Chuck Pell on the commissions search for for pre-civil war farm houses in Sangamon County.


What to expect on the roads and at airports today

Today is getaway day for the Thanksgiving Holiday. What can you expect on the roads and in airports today.


State Representative Tim Butler

Joey talks with State Representative Tim Butler about the budget, new faces in the legislature and Syrian refugees.

The Muni

The new Springfield Muni season has been announced

Joey talks with Springfield Muni board member Michelle Eccles about he announcement of the shows coming up next year at the muni.

Paul Ryan AP

How long with the Paul Ryan honeymoon period last?

House Speaker Paul Ryan has been on the job now for a little more than three weeks and appears to have some early momentum with a couple of legislative victories in his pocket


Sara Wojcicki Jimenez on appointment to the Illinois House

Joey talks with Sara Wojcicki Jimenez about her appointment to fill the seat of Raymond Poe.


Lisa Clemmons Stott on her new job at DIS

Joey talks with the new Executive Director at Downtown Springfield Inc. Lisa Clemmons Stott about her new job.

Recent Headlines

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Foul Play Not Suspected in Death of Southern Illinois Woman

jeannie schuur

Authorities in southern Illinois say foul play is not suspected in the death of a 22-year-old Murphysboro woman whose body…

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Prosecutors: Man Eyed Targets After Brother Shot

corey morgan

Investigators say a Chicago man suspected in the fatal shooting of a 9-year-old boy went looking for targets after his brother was killed during a months-long gang feud.

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Lawyers for Schock Say Documents Handed Over to Prosecutors

AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite

Attorneys for former Illinois congressman Aaron Schock say they have reached an agreement with federal prosecutors on documents currently under review by a federal judge.

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Senate Democratic Candidates Seek Backing From Big Names

Tammy Duckworth

Some powerful Democrats in Illinois are backing different candidates in the party’s U.S. Senate primary.

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Man Killed After Shooting Inside Home


Incident happened around 3:30am on East Brown.