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Morning Newswatch Podcasts


Recycling electronics in Springfield

Joey talks with Springfield Public Works Director Mark Mahoney about last weekends recycling event that lead to traffic jams around the fair grounds, and how to get electronics recycled properly in the city.

Morning Newswatch

“With Firmness in the Right: Lincoln and the Jews” at the ALPLM

Joey talks with Museum Director at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, Eileen Mackevich about the new exhibit at the ALPLM called “With Firmness in the Right: Lincoln and the Jews”

Weekend Newswatch

The Cannabis Patient Advocacy Coalition

Joey talks with the President and CEO of the Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Chicago, Kurt Florian, on the formation of the Cannabis Patient Advocacy Coalition.

Weekend Newswatch

Representative Raymond Poe

Joey talks with Representative Raymond Poe about the budget impasse and how to find a solution to it.


How much is ‘The Donald’ worth?

You can now get a peak into the wealth of Donald Trump, who released some financial information yesterday.


Dr.Kent Redfield on the Rod Blagojevich convictions

Joey talks with the University of Illinois Springfield Political Science Professor, Dr. Kent Redfield about 5 Rod Blagojevich convictions being overturned.

Weekend Newswatch

Springfield Ward 6 Alderman Cory Jobe

Joey talks Lake II, and the Illinois State Museum with Springfield Ward 6 Alderman, and the Director of the Illinois Office of Tourism, Cory Jobe.


Chris Mooney on the Rod Blagojevich convictions

Joey talks with the Director of the Institute of Government and Public Affairs at the University of Illinois, Chris Mooney on 5 Rod Blagojevich convictions being overturned.

Morning Newswatch

If you call out The Donald, you had better be prepared

One thing is certain in the 2016 republican presidential race, if you call out Donald Trump, be prepared for fire.


Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner

Joey talks with Governor Bruce Rauner about his appointment to the Illinois Tollway Board, and of course about the lack of a budget.

Recent Headlines

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American Business Club of Springfield Waiting for State Fair Money

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Owed thousands by the state, one of the Illinois State Fair vendors is giving money away anyway.

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St. John’s, Memorial Hospitals Help Enos Park

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Springfield's two hospitals are on the first step of a three-year joint initiative that for now will help provide better access to health care in the Enos Park neighborhood.

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Former Gov. Ryan Calls for Criminal Justice Reform


Former Gov. George Ryan is using examples from his own time in prison to call for changes to the criminal justice system.

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Students from China Help Champaign-Urbana

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More than 5,200 students from China attend the University of Illinois campus in Champaign-Urbana.

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Kent Gray Named Trump’s Illinois Campaign Director

GOP presidential front-runner Donald Trump speaks at a news conference in Manhattan after he signed a pledge to support the Republican nominee in the 2016 general election, ruling out a third-party or independent run.

Featuring: Donald Trump
Where: New York, New York, United States
When: 03 Sep 2015
Credit: Dennis Van Tine/Future Image/WENN.com

**Not available for publication in Germany, Poland, Russia, Hungary, Slovenia, Czech Republic, Serbia, Croatia, Slovakia**

Gray directed reporters' inquiries to Hope Hicks, a national communications director for Trump, who wouldn't let us talk to him.