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Morning Newswatch Podcasts

City of Springfield

Ward 10 Alderman Ralph Hanauer on the coal contract

Joey talks with Springfield Ward 10 Alderman Ralph Hanauer abut the city council meeting last night, and the CWLP coal contract.

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Rep. Tim Butler on a non-profit foundation for the State Fairgrounds

Joey talks with Representative Tim Butler about his bill to form a non-profit foundation for the fairgrounds in Springfield and Duquoin.

Morning Newswatch

The American response to the Brussels terror attacks

What should the american response be to the attacks in Brussels?

Morning Newswatch

School District 186 Superintendent Jennifer Gill

Joey talks with Springfield School district 186 Superintendent Jennifer Gill about the purchase of new textbooks.


Central Illinois Food bank debuts milk program

Joey talks with Krista Lisser with the Central Illinois Food Bank talks about a new program to get milk to families in need.

Weekend Newswatch

Could we see a third party candidate for president?

If ever there was an election crying out for a viable third party candidate, this is it.

Weekend Newswatch

Live from Havana Cuba

Joey talks with Mark Albertson with the Soybean Growers live from Havana Cuba about the president’s visit to the nation.

Chamber of Commerce

Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce

Joey talks about with the CEO and President of the Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce Chris Hembrough about the upcoming job fair and Business Connections.


Officials concerned about murder rates in big cities

A continuing rise in homicides in some U.S. cities during the first two months of 2016 is rattling officials hoping last year’s surge is an aberration.

Jim Langfelder

Mayor Jim Langfelder on coal, ethics and the “Y” block

Joey talks with Springfield Mayor Jim Langfelder about the coal contract for CWLP, the ethics committee meeting and the latest on the “Y” block.

Recent Headlines

11 hours ago in Local

Rauner Repeats: Budget Can Still Be Passed

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Rauner: Keep up the good work and come to a compromise, lawmakers.

12 hours ago in Local

Industry Reacts to Rauner News Conference

Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner signs an executive order on criminal justice reform at the Sangamon County Courthouse Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015, in Springfield, Ill. Rauner's executive order will create the Illinois State Commission on Criminal Justice and Sentencing Reform.

Workers Comp? Didn't we already do that?

17 hours ago in Local

Lawmaker: Stop Telling People “Illinois Sucks”

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Lawmaker says too many people say "Illinois sucks."

17 hours ago in Local

No Appeal — Again — for Blago Corruption Convictions

Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich, with his wife Patti at his side, speaks to the media Wednesday, March 14, 2012 in Chicago. The 55-year-old Democrat is due to report to a prison in Colorado on Thursday to begin serving a 14-year sentence, making him the second Illinois governor in a row to go to prison for corruption. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green)

The Supreme Court won't reconsider its decision to reject former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich's appeal of his corruption convictions.

17 hours ago in Local

SOS: No Extra Cost for Drivers License Changes

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The Illinois Secretary of State's office says a plan to issue driver's licenses and state identification cards in Illinois that are more secure won't require additional state funding.