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Morning Newswatch Podcasts

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CNET’s Brian Cooley on the Best Gadgets for the Holidays

Brian Cooley with CNET talks with WTAX’s Will Stevenson, in for Joey McLaughlin, about the best tech buys for the holidays.

Morning Newswatch

Gun Violence in America: The Latest

Gun violence is discussed on “America’s First News”

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University of Illinois Chicago’s Division of Specialized Care for Children in Springfield

Tom Jurkovich, Executive Director of the University of Illinois Chicago’s Division of Specialized Care for Children.


Memorial Health Systems on Holiday Stress

Trish Fehr Logsdon is a licensed clinical professional counselor and a certified alcohol and drug counselor with Memorial Counseling Associates, part of Mental Health Centers of Central Illinois, an affiliate of Memorial Health System.

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Update on the San Bernadino Shootings and Senator Dick Durbin’s Reaction

“America’s First News” recaps yesterday’s events in San Bernadino. ¬†Also, Senator Dick Durbin reacts to the tragedy.  

Ask the Mayor Segment for 12-2-15

Here is the December 2 Edition of “Ask the Mayor” with Mayor Jim Langfelder and Will Stevenson, filling in for…

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John Staff and Kim Staff About Staff Carpet’s “Giving Tree”

The folks at Staff Carpet have come up with a first-time effort to “pay it forward” for Christmas. ¬†John Staff…

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Ward 1 Alderman Chuck Redpath on Tuesday’s City Council Meeting

Ward 1 Alderman Chuck Redpath was Will Stevenson’s guest on the Morning Newswatch.


SMTD’s Steve Schoeffel on a Public Meeting for Route 11 Bus Stop Changes

Route 11 serves UIS and part of the east side of Springfield.

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St. John’s Hospital CEO Chuck Lucore on Commemorating the 1908 Race Riots

The hospital helped treat those injured in the riots.

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Court Upholds TV Pitchman Kevin Trudeau’s 10-Year Sentence

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An appeals court in Chicago has upheld a 10-year prison term for best-selling author Kevin Trudeau.

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Hung Jury Declared in Trial of Former Illinois Prosecutor


Judge Bob Hardwick declared a mistrial Friday evening in the trial of Curtis Lovelace.

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Amtrak, Illinois Reach Deal to Maintain Instate Service


The deal announced Friday will maintain service through the end of the fiscal year on June 30 at a cost of $38.3 million to the state. The department paid $42 million the previous fiscal year.

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State Museum to Reopen with Governor’s Amendatory Veto

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Rauner has amendatorily vetoed a bill lawmakers approved a few months ago that would reopen the museum and all its satellite locations.

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Woman Convicted of Involuntary Manslaughter of Child Sentenced

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Cammie Kelly is going to prison for four years.