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Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch

How close are investigators to identifying that plane debris?

Accident investigators on a remote island in the Indian ocean appear close to determining if plane debris belongs to Malaysian flight 370 that has been missing since march of last ye

Morning Newswatch

Springfield extends free electronic recycling

Joey talks with Springfield Community Programs Coordinator, Abby Walden on the extension of the free electronic recycling program for the city.

Weekend Newswatch

Part of a wing found in the Indian Ocean might be from flight MH370

A Malaysian official says it is almost certain that plane debris found on an island in the Indian ocean is from a Boeing 777, heightening the possibility it could be wreckage from missing flight MH370.


Springfield Ward 9 Alderman Jim Donelan on the City Council meeting

Joey talks with Ward 9 Alderman Jim Donelan about last night’s city council meeting.

Morning Newswatch

Governor Rauner halts gaming revenue payments

Joey talk with the Executive Assistant to Springfield Mayor Jim Langfelder, Bonnie Drew about the State halting gaming revenue payments because of the budget stalemate.

Weekend Newswatch

Sherman Mayor Trevor Clatfelter

Joey talks with Sherman Mayor Trevor Clatfelter about the village’s budget surplus and progress on the new park in front of the Rail Golf Course.


The Iranian nuclear deal

In the complicated debate over the nuclear deal with Iran, there are four silent figures who are not directly part of the conversation, but now far from it either, but their roll might be growing.

Morning Newswatch

Illinois State Senator Andy Manar

Joey talks with Senator Andy Manar about the budget, who is being hurt now by the lack of one, and what it will take to get a budget deal.

Weekend Newswatch

The 2015 ‘Edgar Fellows’ class

Joey talks with the Director of the Office of Public Leadership at the Institute of Government and Public Affairs, Rick Wink about the Edgar Fellows Program and the announcement of the class of 2015.


The President and the Iran nuclear deal

It appears that an Arizona republican senator represents President Obama’s best shot at getting at least one GOP senate vote for his Iran nuclear accord, and it’s not John McCain. It’s Jeff Flake, who may be the one the administration needs to trumpet bi-partisan support for the agreement.

Recent Headlines

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Langfelder: Residency Requirement Ordinance Next Month

5-26-15 Langfelder

The city had a residency requirement for decades until aldermen removed it in 2000.

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SIU HealthCare Launches Online Patient Portal

SIU Health Portal

Patients of SIU HealthCare can now manage their health records online.

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Effort to Save Dick Van Dyke’s Childhood Home

Mary Poppins 50th Anniversary Screening at AFI Fest at TLC Chinese Theater

Featuring: Dick Van Dyke
Where: Los Angeles, California, United States
When: 10 Nov 2013
Credit: Nikki Nelson/WENN.com

A foundation has taken possession of the boyhood home of Dick and Jerry Van Dyke, brothers who made it big in show business.

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Southern Illinois Disapproves of Rauner’s Job Performance — Poll

Illinois Republican gubernatorial candidate businessman Bruce Rauner participates in a Republican gubernatorial candidate debate Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014, in Springfield, Ill. The four Republican gubernatorial candidates said that they’ll be willing to work with unions if elected but differed on how to approach the relationship during a downstate debate that largely focused on pension reform, taxes and just briefly on personal issues that have dogged some of the candidates.

More than 50 percent of southern Illinois voters disapprove of Gov. Bruce Rauner’s job performance, according to a new poll.

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It’s “Mammogram Monday”

breast cancer

Central Illinois women are being encouraged to get free mammograms in the month of October.