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Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Weekend Newswatch

Springfield mayoral candidate Paul Palazzolo

Joey talks with Springfield mayoral candidate Paul Palazzolo about his plan to combine the community relations and economic development departments and create a full-time neighborhood coordinator.


Madison protests, the march in Selma and a tale of survival

Protests in Madison, thousands march in Selma, and it was an incredible tale of survival in Utah in this a morning brief.


Luke Sailer on the this weekends Illinois Products Expo

Luke Sailer with the Illinois Department of Agriculture talks with Jory about the 17th annual Illinois Products Expo at the Orr Building on the Illinois State Fair grounds this Saturday and Sunday.

Morning Newswatch

Dr. Kent Redfield on budget negotiations at the capitol

Joey talks with political science professor Dr. Kent Redfield on the negotiations for filling a 1.6 Billion dollar budget hole in this years budget.

Weekend Newswatch

Congressman Rodney Davis

Joey talks with Congressman Rodney Davis on losing a staffer to the Illinois House, the Central Illinois Community Food Bank, saving for college and more.


Hilary’s email, skidding planes at LaGuardia and Harrison Ford’s crash

The Hillary Clinton email affair, a passenger plane almost skids off a runway at LaGuardia, and it was a crash landing for actor Harrison Ford on a golf course in Venice California.

Morning Newswatch

Sangamon County Circuit Clerk Tony Libri on his retirement announcement

Joey talks with Sangamon County Circuit Clerk Tony Libri about his announcement yesterday that he plans to retire at the end of this month.

Weekend Newswatch

New treatment for stroke sufferers

Joey talks with Dr. Tamer Abdelhak, the medical director for neuro-critical care at Memorial Medical Center about a new stroke treatment that gives extra time to to prevent stroke damage.


Is an Iranian nuclear agreement close?

The Wall Street Journal is reporting this morning that 6 major powers are close to an agreement with Iran about it’s nuclear program that would be centered on Tehran staying at least one year away from gathering enough fuel for a nuclear weapon.

Mike Houston

Ask the Mayor segment 1

Joey talks and takes calls with Springfield Mayor Mike Houston in the Morning Newswatch monthly feature, ‘Ask the Mayor.’

Recent Headlines

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Lawmakers Could Consider “Turnaround Agenda” Items Wednesday

Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner delivers his inauguration address Monday, Jan. 12, 2015, in Springfield, Ill., after being sworn in as Illinois' 42nd governor.

Proposals addressing workers compensation, changes to the civil legal system and a freeze on properties taxes are on the agenda today in Senate committees.

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Sparks Fly as House Moves $36.3 Billion Spending Plan

Illinois Speaker of the House Michael Madigan, D-Chicago, talks from the speakers podium in the House chambers Tuesday, May 13, 2014, in Springfield Ill. The Illinois Legislature resumes work toward its end of May deadline.

Budget bills are moving out of the Illinois House and are being prepared for floor action in the Senate.

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Fulgenzi, Langfelder Continue to Address Liquor License Voting Concerns

5-26-15 John Fulgenzi

"It is what it is, and we have to make sure it works."

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SMTD Votes to Cut Routes, Including State Fair Service

5-26-15 SMTD

The Springfield Mass Transit District will be doing away with several routes that officials say are unused, in just a month's time.

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Springfield Woman Sentenced for Embezzling $400k


A Springfield woman has been sentenced to nearly four years in prison for embezzling more than $400,000 from her former employer.