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Morning Newswatch Podcasts

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The Illinois Soybean Growers on the President’s trip to Cuba

Joey talks with the Director of Strategic Market Development, Illinois Soybean Growers Mark Albertson, about President Obama’s upcoming trip to Cuba.


Wins for Trump and Clinton over the weekend

Joey talks with CBS News political analyst Leonard Steinhorn on the Presidential races.


The presidential race and the economy

Even though stocks had a decent few days last week, the financial markets have been in a precarious state lately, as the underlying U.S. economy looks increasingly shaky.

The Muni

The Springfield Muni Audition Workshop is tomorrow

Joey talks with a member of the Springfield Muni Board of Managers, Dan Humphries about the Springfield Muni audition workshop which is coming up tomorrow at the Hoogland.


Jason Goch on spring training and the new U of I AD

Joey talks with WTAX sports anchor Jason Goch about Cardinal, Cub and White Sox spring training and about the new University of Illinois Athletic Director.

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What happens to information your car collects on you?

Social media seems to be lining up behind Apple in its dispute with the FBI over breaking into the iPhone believed to be involved in the San Bernardo terror attacks in December.


Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement

Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement

Illinois State Museum

State Sen. Andy Manar on the State Museum and the Budget

State Senator Andy Manar talks with WTAX’s Will Stevenson about the Illinois State Museum remaining closed for now, and about Governor Bruce Rauner’s budget address.

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State Rep. Sara Wojcicki Jimenez on Governor Rauner’s Bud

WTAX’s Will Stevenson talked with State Rep. Sara Wojcicki Jimenez about Governor Bruce Rauner’s budget address Wednesday.

Weekend Newswatch

Springfield Ward 9 Alderman Jim Donelan

Joey talks about the budget the Springfield City Council approved last night with Ward 9 Alderman Jim Donelan.

Recent Headlines

13 hours ago in Local

Central Illinois Mitsubishi Plant Sold to Liquidation Firm


Maynards Industries will take possession of the property in Normal on June 1.

13 hours ago in Local

Illinois Man Charged With Threatening Prosecutor

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Travis Withers of Brooklyn, Illinois has been charged with threatening the life of St. Clair County State's Attorney Brendan Kelly.

13 hours ago in Local

Flooding Leaves Behind Sand, Debris in Illinois County

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Debris piles and massive sand deposits were left behind after waters went through the breach of the Len Small Levee.

13 hours ago in Local

U of Illinois Reaches Agreement with Non-tenured Faculty

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A contract ratification vote will be held later in the week.

1 day ago in Local

New Director Named to ALPLM

FILE - In this Feb. 10, 2012 file photo, school students enter the "White House" as a life-size Abraham Lincoln replica stands outside, while touring the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in Springfield, Ill. The chairman of the foundation behind the Library and Museum says fundraising is drying up because of tensions between library directors and the state agency that oversees it.

Governor Rauner announces two new appointees, one to the Lincoln Presidential Museum and Library.