Podcasts: Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch

The Springfield Director of Economic Development on the ‘Y Block’

Joey talks with the Springfield Director of Economic Development, Karen Davis on the latest with the project known as the ‘Y Block’.

Weekend Newswatch

CWLP Chief on the ‘Clean Power Plan’

Joey talks with City Water, Light and Power’s General Manger Doug Brown about President Obama’s ‘Clean Power Plan.’


Michael Higgins on the ‘Food Truck Meet-up’ on MacArthur Blvd.

Joey talks with the President of the MacArthur Boulevard Association, Michael Higgins about ‘Bites on the Boulevard: a food truck meet-up’ happening today from 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM across from the old Esquire Theater.

Morning Newswatch

The Sierra Club Illinois on the Clean Power Plan

Joey talks with Sierra Club Illinois Director Jack Darin about the President’s Clean Power Plan.

Weekend Newswatch

The Illinois Coal Association on the Clean Power Plan

Joey talks with the President of the Illinois Coal Association about President Obama’s Clean Power Plan.


The President’s Clean Power Plan

President Obama has announce an aggressive plan to cut carbon emissions from u.s. power plants.

Morning Newswatch

2015 Edgar Fellow class member Representative Tim butler

Joey talks with Representative Tim Butler about being selected as an Edgar Fellow, class of 2015.

Live from Paris on the examination of the ‘flaperon’

A wing fragment that could very well be from a Malaysia Airlines 777 which disappeared more than 500 days ago, arrived at a military laboratory near the city of Toulouse over the weekend.


The EPA sets limits power plant carbon emissions

The Environmental Protection Agency today will set the nations first ever limits on power plant carbon emissions.


Working for independent map amendment for the Illinois Constitution

Joey talks with the Executive Director of Independent Maps, Cindi Canary on the more than 210,000 signatures already on the petition to make the Independent Map Amendment part of the Illinois Constitution.

Recent Headlines

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Butterball is Ready to Help With Turkey Dinner

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If you're the type of person that "could make a TV dinner taste like radio," perhaps cooking a turkey isn't exactly in your wheelhouse.

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City Council May Do Away with Ethics Committee

6-30-15 Springfield City Council

The Springfield City Council may do away with

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Springfield Jobless Rate Drops — And More

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Springfield-area Unemployment: 5.1%

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Rauner Issues Pardons

Illinois Republican gubernatorial candidate businessman Bruce Rauner participates in a Republican gubernatorial candidate debate Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014, in Springfield, Ill. The four Republican gubernatorial candidates said that they’ll be willing to work with unions if elected but differed on how to approach the relationship during a downstate debate that largely focused on pension reform, taxes and just briefly on personal issues that have dogged some of the candidates.

Rauner granted 10 and denied 200 clemency petitions.

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Springfield Man Convicted of Sexual Assault


Christopher Westfall was convicted in August.