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Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch

Ward 5 Alderman Andrew Proctor’ STEP to Downtown plan

Joey talks with Springfield Ward 5 Alderman Andrew Proctor about his STEP to Downtown plan.


Looking for Lincoln Heritage Coalition has a new book series

Joey talks with teh Executive Director of the Looking for Lincoln Heritage Coalition, Sarah Watson about a new book series on the 16th president.

Weekend Newswatch

Remembering the first Gulf War

It’s been 25 yeas since the Gulf War, the conflict in which the U.S. pushed Iraq out of Kuwait.


Habitat for Humanity of Sangamon County on funding for new homes

Joey talks with the Executive Director of Habitat for Humanity of Sangamon County, Colleen Stone on funding for its new homes program.

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Nominations open for “Educator/Administrator of the Year”

Joey talks with the Director of Community Relations at Horace Mann, Paul Wappel on the Educator/Administrator of the year nominations.

Analysis of the January jobs report

The Labor Department’s jobs report for January is out.

Weekend Newswatch

The budget crisis is taking its toll on Helping Hands

Joey talks with the Executive Director of Helping Hands, Rod Lane about the difficult financial situation the organization is facing due to the states budget crisis.


Some say there is a new digital divide

Some say there is evidence of a new digital divide.


Want to work in the medical field?

Joey talks with Megan Hutcheson, a sourcing manager for Human Resources at Memorial Health System about a recruitment event coming up at Memorial.

Jim Langfelder

“Ask the Mayor” with Jim Langfelder – Segment 1

Joey talks with Springfield Mayor Jim Langfelder about the “Y” Block, the visit next week by the President of the United States, the states unpaid CWLP bills and more.

Recent Headlines

9 hours ago in Local

Multiple Accident Ties Up Traffic: Police Cite Driver With Medical Emergency


A multiple accident ties up traffic in Springfield during morning rush hour.

9 hours ago in Local

Home Health Care Advocates Beg Governor Rauner To Keep Overtime


Advocates of Home Health Care push for Governor Rauner to reconsider banning overtime

13 hours ago in Local

Springfield-Based Ag Manufacturer Takes Over Utah Company

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A Springfield-based agriculture products manufacturer is on the move once again to expand its portfolio.

13 hours ago in Local

Former Springfield Administrator Officially Out in Galesburg

Tammie Bolden WGIL

A former Springfield school principal and teacher is officially now out of a job at the place she left the capital for.

13 hours ago in Local

McCann: Hard to Get Leaders’ Attention

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State Senator Sam McCann says it would be nice if he could go in and say he wants to vote right now on a budget, but that's not the reality.