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Morning Newswatch Podcasts


ISIS in Syria

The western word has major concerns win Syria as it tries to prevent the advances of the terrorist group called the Islamic State or ISIS.

Morning Newswatch

U.S. Airstrikes in Iraq

CBS Military Consultant Mike Lyons talks with Joey about President Obama’s decision to OK new air strikes in Iraq.

Weekend Newswatch

Inversion and Walgreens

Joey talks with Jorge Villegas, associate professor of Business Administration at University of Illinois Springfield about inversion and Walgreens decision not to do it.

Morning Newswatch

Greater Tuna

Joey talks with Rich McCoy and Darin Harms, the stars of “Greater Tuna” which opens this weekend at the Hoogland Center for the Arts.



The nation’s top health expert says he’s confident a large Ebola outbreak wont’ happen in the U.S.

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State Fair Director Amy Bliefnick

Joey talks with Illinois State Fair Director Amy Bliefnick about the twilight parade and the opening of the fair.

Weekend Newswatch

UIS infectious Disease Expert Dr. Josiah Alamu

UIS infectious Disease Expert Dr. Josiah Alamu talks with Joey about the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.

Morning Newswatch

Alderman McMenamin

Ward 7 Alderman Joe McMenamin joins Joey to discuss last night’s Springfield City Council meeting and the use of the PILOT funds.



The number of people to have died in the worst Ebola outbreak in history has risen to at least 932. Many of the victims are overworked hospital staff.

Mike Houston

Ask the Mayor Part 1

Springfield Mayor Mike Houston joins Joey for their monthly visit on city topics.

Recent Headlines

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St. John’s Shifting Its Psychiatric Focus

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Psychiatric ward will focus on elderly patients

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Classes Resume at North Mac Intermediate School Carbon Monoxide Free


Classes resumed Thursday at North Mac Intermediate School, two days after a carbon monoxide leak sickened more than 140 students and adults.

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Illinois Unemployment Rate Falls; Quickly Turns to Political Fodder


Illinois unemployment fell in August to 6.7 percent.

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Libertarian Gov. Candidate to Stay on November Ballot


A Sangamon County judge on Thursday rejected the Republican Party's attempt to have a Libertarian candidate for Illinois governor struck from the Nov. 4 ballot.

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Rauner: Ethics Problems Are Quinn’s, Not Mine

Bruce Rauner (R), Pat Quinn

Rauner's firm owned a company which settled fraud charges with Georgia