Podcasts: Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch Podcasts


The pros and cons of speed cameras

Cash grab, safety measure, or a little of both. The state of Maryland is believed to be the most aggressive when it comes to speed cameras, the ones that can snap a picture of you committing a moving violation in your car, and send you a summons in the mail.

4-20-16 MAP Rally 1

A rally for higher education funding at the capitol

Joey talks with Dave Tretter, representing the Federation of Independent Illinois Colleges and Universities, about yesterdays rally at the Illinois Capitol.

GOP presidential front-runner Donald Trump speaks at a news conference in Manhattan after he signed a pledge to support the Republican nominee in the 2016 general election, ruling out a third-party or independent run.

Featuring: Donald Trump
Where: New York, New York, United States
When: 03 Sep 2015
Credit: Dennis Van Tine/Future Image/WENN.com

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A long shot running mate for Donald Trump

At least one political observer thinks that since presidential candidate Donald Trump has proclaimed himself “The King of the Deal”, he should strike one that lands him South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley to be his running mate.

4-20-16 Springfield City Council Salvation Army

Ward 10 Alderman Ralph Hanauer the council meeting

Joey talks with Ward 10 Alderman Ralph Hanauer about the Salvation Army which was a hot topic at the city council meeting last night.

Weekend Newswatch

Newschannel 20’s Stacey Skrysak on St. John’s “Love Your Body” Luncheon

Joey talks with Newschannel 20’s Stacey Skrysak about the upcoming “Love Your Body” Luncheon at HSHS St. John’s Hospital.

Hillary Clinton speaks at a press conference at the Women's Empowerment Event at the United Nations

Featuring: Hillary Clinton
Where: New York, New York, United States
When: 10 Mar 2015
Credit: Dennis Van Tine/Future Image/WENN.com

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The New York Primary and flooding in Houston

Democrat presidential candidate Hillary Clinton says victory is now in sight after she easily captured the New York primary over Senator Bernie Sanders.

Illinois Speaker of the House Michael Madigan, D-Chicago, talks from the speakers podium in the House chambers Tuesday, May 13, 2014, in Springfield Ill. The Illinois Legislature resumes work toward its end of May deadline.

House Speaker Madigan on New Education Funding Proposal

House Speaker Mike Madigan Monday testified to a committee on a proposed Constitutional amendment to change the state’s education funding formula.

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Farmers: Be Safe Around Power Lines!

Farmers face problems with power lines as they work to get their crops planted this season.

I Love District 186

Springfield Public Schools Superintendent Jennifer Gill

District-186 Superintendent Jennifer Gill talks with Will Stevenson, filling in for Joey McLaughlin, following Monday night’s school board meeting.

3-14-16 Cruz Rally

Ted Cruz’s Contested Convention Strategy

Ted Cruz has said he can still be the Republican nominee for President, even though polls continue to show him behind billionaire Donald Trump.

Recent Headlines

3 hours ago in Local

Springfield-Based Ag Manufacturer Takes Over Utah Company

brandt fertilizer

A Springfield-based agriculture products manufacturer is on the move once again to expand its portfolio.

4 hours ago in Local

Former Springfield Administrator Officially Out in Galesburg

Tammie Bolden WGIL

A former Springfield school principal and teacher is officially now out of a job at the place she left the capital for.

4 hours ago in Local

McCann: Hard to Get Leaders’ Attention

2-3-16 McCann

State Senator Sam McCann says it would be nice if he could go in and say he wants to vote right now on a budget, but that's not the reality.

8 hours ago in Local

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.

8 hours ago in Local

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.