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Morning Newswatch Podcasts


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.

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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.

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First Night Springfield activities

Joey talks with Craig McFarland with the Springfield Area Arts Council about First Night Springfield which gets underway tomorrow afternoon.


A look back at the best tech of ’15 and what to expect in ’16

Joey talks with technology analyst Larry Magid from Silicon Valley on some of the interesting tech products and issues of 2015 and what’s in store for the New Year.


Missouri National Guard called up to help with flooding

Flooding has intensified in parts of the U.S. as a massive storm continues to roll across the nation.


Illinois IDs are not in compliance with federal rules

oey talks with Dave Drucker with the Secretary of State about Illinois IDs not being in compliance with federal REAL ID rules, and what that might mean to you.

Morning Newswatch

No indictment in Tamir Rice shooting in Cleveland

Joey talks with CBS News Correspondent Steven Portnoy about grand jury not returning an indictment in the Tamir Rice case in Cleveland.

Recent Headlines

8 hours ago in Local

LaHood Hosts Heroin Forum in Springfield


How to address the heroin epidemic and the sometimes overuse of painkillers and opioid drugs.

8 hours ago in Local

Superintendents Praise Manar’s School Funding Plan, ISBE Dislikes It


Lawmaker asks, "What are we supposed to do here in Springfield?"

21 hours ago in Local

UIS Breaks Ground on Student Union

5-4-16 UIS Groundbreaking

Ground has been broken on what is being referred to as the "Living Room" for the students of the University of Illinois Springfield.

22 hours ago in Local

Aeropostale to Close Springfield, Forsyth Stores


Aeropostale files for Chapter 11.

22 hours ago in Local

Social Service Groups Sue Governor for $100M Past Due

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.

Five dozen social service agencies working without pay for nearly a year because of the Illinois state budget stalemate are suing Gov. Bruce Rauner.