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Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch

Alderman Cory Jobe on the Springfield budget

Joey talks with Ward 6 Alderman Cory Jobe about the budget process which continued at the Springfield City Council meeting last night.

Weekend Newswatch

UIS Chancellor on the economic impact of the university

University of Illinois Springfield Chancellor Susan Koch talks with Joey about a recent study on the economic impact the school has on Sangamon County.


Military analyst Jeff McCausland on the Paris terror attack

Joey talks with Beardstown native and CBS Radio News military analyst Jeff McCausland about the Al-Qaeda group taking credit for the French terror attacks.

Morning Newswatch

State Senator Andy Manar on Governor Rauner and education

Joey gets the thoughts on the new governor from across the aisle, and Democrat State Senator Andy Manar.


State Senator Sam McCann on Governor Rauner

Joey get’s State Senator Sam McCann’s thoughts on the inauguration and new Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner.

Weekend Newswatch

Rep. Rich Brauer on Inauguration

Joey talks with Representative Rich Brauer on the inauguration of Governor Rauner and what he thinks we can expect from the new governor.


The White House admits mistake

The White House is admitting that they should have sent the president, the vice president or the attorney general to Paris to stand with other world leaders during Sunday’s solidarity march following the French terrorist attacks.

Weekend Newswatch

Accolades for UIS online programs

Joey talks with Vicki Cook, director of the Center for Online Learning, Research and Service at UIS about online programs ranked in Top 20 by US News and World Report.

Morning Newswatch

LLCC on the President’s free community college proposal

Joey talks with Lynn Whalen from Lincoln Land Community College on President Obama’s proposal for two years of free community college.


Progress made in search for downed jetliner

Slow but steady progress on the recover effort on that downed Air Asia flight that crashed into the Java sea.

Recent Headlines

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Durall Named Acting Circuit Clerk


A temporary replacement has been named for retiring Sangamon County Circuit Clerk Tony Libri.

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Jobe Changes Proposed Food Truck Ordinance


Ward 6 Alderman Cory Jobe is tweaking his ordinance to restrict where food trucks can operate in Springfield in relation to existing brick and mortar restaurants.

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Duckworth Stops in Springfield for Senate Candidacy

Tammy Duckworth

More than nineteen months out, we know the name of one Democrat who wants to be elected to the U.S. Senate, to the seat now held by Republican Mark Kirk.

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Should Clearlake Dissolve?

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There may be one less community in Sangamon County a week from today.

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Proposal: No More Frivolous Lawsuits from County Jails


County jail inmates who abuse the court system with lawsuits a judge deems "frivolous" would be penalized with loss of their "good time" credit, under a bill being considered at the Capitol.