Podcasts: Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch Podcasts


What to expect on the roads and at airports today

Today is getaway day for the Thanksgiving Holiday. What can you expect on the roads and in airports today.


State Representative Tim Butler

Joey talks with State Representative Tim Butler about the budget, new faces in the legislature and Syrian refugees.

The Muni

The new Springfield Muni season has been announced

Joey talks with Springfield Muni board member Michelle Eccles about he announcement of the shows coming up next year at the muni.

Paul Ryan AP

How long with the Paul Ryan honeymoon period last?

House Speaker Paul Ryan has been on the job now for a little more than three weeks and appears to have some early momentum with a couple of legislative victories in his pocket


Sara Wojcicki Jimenez on appointment to the Illinois House

Joey talks with Sara Wojcicki Jimenez about her appointment to fill the seat of Raymond Poe.


Lisa Clemmons Stott on her new job at DIS

Joey talks with the new Executive Director at Downtown Springfield Inc. Lisa Clemmons Stott about her new job.


Alderman Jim Donelan on the Ward 9 meeting

Joey talks with Ward 9 Alderman Jim Donelan about the last of the first round of ward meeting that happened over the weekend.

Weekend Newswatch

Refugee communities in America

As tens of thousands of refugees wait on the United States to decide whether or not to accept them, opponents often forget about the hundreds of refugee communities across the country that have integrated into american society.

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Tina Buck on the Grand Opening of the “Buck Fastpitch Academy”

A new place to learn fastpitch softball is opening up in the area.


Ward 5 Alderman Andrew Proctor Talks About Ward Meeting

Will Stevenson, filling in for Joey McLaughlin, talks to Ward 5 Ald. Andrew Proctor about his ward meeting Thursday night.

Recent Headlines

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Chicago Mayor Fires Police Chief

12-1-15 Rahm Emanuel

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has fired Garry McCarthy.

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Small Business Support from White Oaks Mall

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White Oaks Mall is turning some space into a business incubator of sorts that could become a Christmas to those using it.

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The Last Shall Be … Last?


Filing period ends

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#GivingTuesday Is Here


No shortage of need

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Judge Sides with SEIU Healthcare


Health care premiums total more than $13 million