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Morning Newswatch Podcasts


Ask the Mayor Segment 4

Joey talks with Springfield Mayor Mike Houston on city issues like more allocated for city employee health care, the recent shootings in the city, the Springfield Beach House and young people getting interested in city issues.


Director of the Illinois Department of Public Health on measles

Illinois Department of Public Health Director Nirav Shah joined Joey to discuss the measles in Illinois, and vaccinations.


A third deadly shooting in Springfield

Joey talks with Springfield Police Deputy Chief Dan Mounce about the three deadly shootings in Springfield in the past two weeks.


NY communter train crash & reaction to latest ISIS murder

At least 7 people have been killed, 12 other injured in a fiery crash of a New York City commuter train, and reaction from the video of a Jordanian pilot being burned to death.

Weekend Newswatch

The price of a gallon of gas surges in Springfield.

Joey talks with Bill Fleischli with the Illinois Petroleum Marketers Association about the up-tick in gas prices Springfield saw yesterday.

Morning Newswatch

Ball Charter School holds mayoral forum

Joey talks with Principal Matt Fraas, Natalie McLaughlin, and Jayden Robinson from Ball Charter School about the mayoral forum held with the students yesterday.


The Presidents budget goes to Congress

President Obama has introduced a budget that calls for a trillion dollars in new tax dollars next year.

Morning Newswatch

State Senator Sam McCann on the start of session

Joey talks with State Senator Sam McCann to get his thoughts on the new legislative session that starts this week.

Weekend Newswatch

The Super Bowl, commercials and the NFL salary cap

The Seahawks prevented themselves from repeating as Super Bowl champs with a questionable decision in the final minute of the Super Bowl.


Republicans and the presidency

Congressman Paul Ryan is offering praise, but not an endorsement for fellow Wisconsinite Scott Walker.

Recent Headlines

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Group Recommends More Medical Marijuana Treatments


If you suffer from anxiety or diabetes, medical marijuana won't be for you.

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New Head of Illinois State Fair, DuQuoin State Fair

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There's a new head of both the Illinois State Fair and the DuQuoin State Fair.

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U of I Faculty Concerned About Background Checks

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Faculty members at the University of Illinois are concerned about a new policy expanding employee background checks.

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Madigan Files Suit Over Student Loan Scams

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Madigan's office says the companies violate Illinois law by charging upfront fees to settle debts.

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Lawmakers Hear About Gambling Expansion

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Illinois lawmakers are hearing from gambling officials who say expansion is a good thing.