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Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch

The CEO/President of the Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce

Joey talks with Chris Hembrough with the Greater Springfield Chamber of commerce on what he is hearing from businesses about the state budget, and on an upcoming medical marijuana & concealed carry workshop.

Morning Newswatch

SIU Urology nurse practitioner on “Female Viagra”

Joey talks with SIU Urology nurse practitioner Cynthia Bednarchik about Flibanserin, or as it has been coined, “Female Viagra”.

Weekend Newswatch

The manhunt for two escaped New York prisoners continues

Joey talks with CBS Radio News Steve Futterman as the manhunt continues for two convicted murderers who escaped from an upstate New York prison last weekend.


Jeb Bush will announce his official candidacy for President today.

Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush will formally announce his 2016 white house campaign today.

Weekend Newswatch

Illinois Comptroller Leslie Munger

Joey talks with Illinois Comptroller Leslie Munger about the current budget situation in Illinois, and what happens if the state doesn’t get a budget deal done soon.


The new Illinois National Guard Adjutant General

Joey talks with the new Adjutant General of the Illinois National Guard, Brigadier General Richard Hayes.

Morning Newswatch

‘Monty Python’s Spamalot’ opens this weekend at the Muni

Bailee Brinkman, Anna Benoit, and Albert Capati from the cast of ‘Spamalot’ join Joey to talk about the opening of the 50th season at the Springfield Muni.

Weekend Newswatch

The search continues for two escaped killers in New York

The latest focus for two killers who escaped from a New York prison is a town called Cadyville about five miles from the prison.

Morning Newswatch

Candidate for the 18th congressional district, Adam Lopez

Joey talks with candidate for the 18th congressional district, Adam Lopez about his infrastructure plan.


Tracking data after a breach

It’s only a matter of time before we hear about the next big data breach, like the one last week at the Federal Office of Personnel Management…what kind of planning can be done if the approach is that your data likely will be stolen?

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Springfield City Council Rejects Property Annexation

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Woodside Township property annexation rejected on a 4-6 vote of the Springfield City Council.

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Republicans Await Democratic Ideas


Durkin: The governor is the reasonable one

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Illinois Economy Continues to Grow Slowly


The monthly measure of the state's economy is where it's been since May 2013 – slow, steady growth.

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Rauner Reiterates Budget Passage Plea

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A speech from Gov. Bruce Rauner on the budget impasse offers little new information.