Podcasts: Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch Podcasts

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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…

Staff Carpet Giving Tree

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…

9-29-15 Springfield City Council

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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A New Opportunity for Small Businesses at White Oaks Mall

“Central Illinois Boutique” opens December 12.


It’s Budget Time for Congress

Government is operating on a short-term spending plan.

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Illinois DNR’s Chris Young on Deer Hunting

Deer hunting is helping the deer population, according to the DNR.

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U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis On Colorado Shooting and More

Rep. Davis on shootings, mental health, and more.

Recent Headlines

7 hours ago in Local

On Eve of Obama Visit, Rauner Pushes Agenda


Won't give up on "structural change"

12 hours ago in Local

Davis, LaHood Talk Presidential Visit

Barack Obama makes Thanksgiving Day phone calls to U.S. troops

The two Republican Congressmen whose districts include Springfield are ready to welcome President Obama to the Capitol.

15 hours ago in Local

U of I Menorah Vandalized Again

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A 9-foot-tall menorah at a University of Illinois Jewish student center has been damaged for a third time in less than a year.

15 hours ago in Local

Lawmaker Introduces Violent Videos Bill


An Illinois lawmaker wants to criminalize recording fights in order to post them online.

16 hours ago in Local

Downtown Street Parking Ban for Obama Event

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The City of Springfield has put out a list of places you can't park in the downtown area Wednesday due to President Obama's visit.