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Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Weekend Newswatch

Is the number of homeless growing?

Officials in San Francisco, the site of Super Bowl 50 on Sunday have been trying to move homeless people out of prominent area around the planned festivities.

Springfield OBM Director Bill McCarty on the city budget

Joey talks with the Director of the Springfield Office of Buddy and Management about the Springfield budget process.

Weekend Newswatch

ACA enrollment events scheduled at St. John’s Hospital

Joey talks with the director of community outreach for HSHS Central Illinois Division Kim Luz, about several ACA enrollment events this weekend before the deadline.


Surprises when it comes to consumer confidence

Consumer confidence surprised many experts this month, but maybe not for the reason you think.


State Senator Andy Manar on the State of the State Address

Joey talks with State Senator Andy Manar to get his take on yesterday’s State of the State Address

Morning Newswatch

State of the State Address analysis

Joey talks with University of Illinois Springfield Political Science Professor, Dr. Kent Redfield about Governor Rauner’s State of the State Address.

Weekend Newswatch

Walmart finishing closing 154 stores this week

Walmart is expected to finish closing 154 stores this week. One of theme is a Super Center in Winnsboro South Carolina, population thirty five hundred.

Morning Newswatch

Rep. Sara Wojcicki Jimenez on the State of the State Address

Joey talks with Representative Sara Wojcicki Jimenez to get her thoughts on what she wants to hear out of Bruce Rauner’s State of the State Address.


Springfield Ward 5 Alderman Proctor on the budget

Joey talks with Springfield Ward 5 Alderman Andrew Proctor about last night’s city council, and budget meetings


What to expect at the State of the State Address

Joey talks with the Executive Vice President of the Illinois Policy Institute, Kristina Rasmussen on what to expect from the State of the State Address.

Recent Headlines

3 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.

3 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.

3 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.

4 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.