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Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch

Senator Dick Durbin talks President Obama’s agenda

Joey talks with Senator Dick Durbin about the State of the Union and the president’s agenda, tax laws, free college and Obamacare.

Weekend Newswatch

Springfield Police Chief Kenny Winslow on police body cameras

Joey talks with Chief Winslow about what the community and police officers think about body cameras, and about why he wants to wait on a decision from the statehouse before buying them.

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President Obama hits the road & defining the middle class

President Obama is on a two day trip to push his message that everybody should stand to gain from an economy that is all but recovered from a deep recession…and what exactly is the middle class?

Morning Newswatch

Congressman Rodney Davis on the State of the Union Address

Joey talks with Congressman Rodney Davis to get his reaction on some of subjects the president touched on in his State of the Union Address.

Weekend Newswatch

Ward 3 Alderman Doris Turner on police body cams

Joey talks with Ward 3 Alderman Doris Turner about the city council meeting last night, and a proposed increase in the police budget to buy body cams for officers.

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The State of the Union address

Middle class economics was the phrase of the night as the president delivered his state of the union address.

Morning Newswatch

Springfield mayoral candidate Paul Palazzolo

Joey talks with Springfield mayoral candidate Paul Palazzolo about the CWLP and his proposed infrastructure audit for Springfield.

Weekend Newswatch

The State of the Union address – what to expect

President Obama delivers his 6th state of the union address this evening – what will he propose, and how much of his agenda is realistic with the republican controlled congress.

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Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce President and CEO

Joey talks with the Greater Springfield Chamber of commerce President and CEO Chris Hembrough about current economic situations in Springfield.

'Selma' New York premiere

The current state of race relations

Selma Alabama got a does of Hollywood yesterday, TV giant Oprah Winfrey and fellow actors from the movie Selma were joined by hundreds others for a march to recall one of the ugliest chapters of the civil rights movement yesterday.

Recent Headlines

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Fulgenzi, Langfelder Continue to Address Liquor License Voting Concerns

5-26-15 John Fulgenzi

"It is what it is, and we have to make sure it works."

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SMTD Votes to Cut Routes, Including State Fair Service

5-26-15 SMTD

The Springfield Mass Transit District will be doing away with several routes that officials say are unused, in just a month's time.

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Springfield Woman Sentenced for Embezzling $400k

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A Springfield woman has been sentenced to nearly four years in prison for embezzling more than $400,000 from her former employer.

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Lawmakers Back Training for Hazardous Railroad Materials

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The railroads that operate in Illinois are instructing local police and fire departments on how to handle a hazardous material spill.

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Chatham Man Named Illinois National Guard Adjutant General

3-26-15 National Guard

Gov. Bruce Rauner has named Brig. Gen. Richard Hayes Jr. of Chatham as adjutant general of the Illinois National Guard.