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Morning Newswatch Podcasts

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District 186 Superintendent Jennifer Gill

Joey talks with Springfield School District 186 Superintendent about the school board meeting and possible money for some construction projects in the district.

The Clinton Global Initiative University - Fast Forward: Accelerating Opportunity for All

Featuring: Former U.S. President Bill Clinton
Where: CORAL GABLES, Florida, United States
When: 07 Mar 2015
Credit: JLN Photography/WENN.com

Bill hits the campaign trail for Hillary

The Presidential campaign of Hillary Clinton is looking for help from her husband and former President of the United States Bill Clinton.


The Springfield Art Association and the Prairie Art Alliance merge

Joey talks with Corrin McWhirter with the Prairie Art Alliance and Betsy Dollar with Springfield Art Association about the merger of the two organizations.

Ag Drone

Safety tips for new drone pilots

Joey talks with Country Financial’s Eric Vanasdale on how to make sure you are flying your drone safely.

Morning Newswatch

Iraq prepares to rebuild Ramadi

Iraqi officials are discussing the enormous task of rebuilding the Iraqi city of Ramadi, recently retaken from Islamic State terrorists.


Ward 3 Alderman Doris Turner on the ethics committee

Joey talks with Ward 3 Alderman Doris Turner about the latest proposed solution to clearing up the current ethics cases for the city.

fitness girl showing her biceps and smiling at the camera over a white background

Shaping up for the new year

Joey talks with Joshua Grant, who is a certified athletic trainer with SportsCare, part of Memorial Medical Center about fitness resolutions for the new year.


A check on the tech of 2015, and what’s to come in 2016

Tech enthusiasts bought up a lot of new gadgets and tech toys in 2015.


Dawson Mayor on sandbagging at the water plant

Joey talks with Dawson Mayor Jeremy Nunes about the effort to keep floodwater out of the water plant. If you are interested in helping sandbag, call the Dawson Village Hall at 364-5975.


Ward 1 Alderman on the city’s ethics backlog

Joey talks with Ward 1 Alderman Chuck Redpath on his resolution to deal with the city of Springfield’s backlog of ethics complaints.

Recent Headlines

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Auburn School Happy to Host Gov. Rauner

4-5-16 Rauner

Hosting the governor at his small, rural district's high school Wednesday, Auburn school superintendent Darren Root says there is an important point to make.

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Caterpillar to Close 5 More Plants


Caterpillar Inc. says it will close five more factories — including an Oxford, Mississippi plant — as the Peoria, Illinois-based heavy equipment maker reacts to slowing demand for construction and mining equipment worldwide.

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Advocates Fear Chaos After Rauner Home Health Care Ruling

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.

Illinois social service advocates fear chaos when a new ban on most overtime for home health care workers goes into effect Sunday.

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Six People Charged in Champaign Murder

Champaign Police Murder Arrests WAND

Four are in custody after the woman was found in Clinton Lake.

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Crimestoppers Seeks Gun Stealers


Springfield Police are looking for the public's help in solving a weekend burglary at a local business.