Podcasts: Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Chamber of Commerce

The Chamber on business retention and expansion in Sangamon County

Joey talks with the President and CEO of the Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce, Chris Hembrough about an on going survey on business retention and expansion in Sangamon County.

Weekend Newswatch

Across the nation, the death penalty is dying a show death

Here in Illinois there is talk of reinstating the death penalty in certain circumstances, but nationwide, the death penalty may be dying a slow death.

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The nations elite police K-9 units are competing in Springfield

Joey talks with Springfield Police Sgt. Ryan Machin about The United States Police Canine Association competition is coming to town 9/19 thru 9/24. Get more information here.

Weekend Newswatch

Crime Stoppers Piant & Social Night

Joey talks with Crime Stoppers of Sangamon and Menard Counties board Member, Ernie Slottag about the paint and eat night coming up on the 21st to benefit Crime Stoppers.


The Federal Reserve leaves interest rates where they are

The Federal Reserve has decided to leave interest rates where they are for the time being.

Morning Newswatch

Earl Moorman’s daughter Dana on his rescue from the railroad tracks

Joey talks with the daughter of Earl and Jean Moorman, Dana Beck about the rescue of her dad from certain death bye Ashley Aldridge after Earl’s wheelchair got stuck in the railroad tracks.

Weekend Newswatch

Analysis of last nights GOP presidential debate

Joey talks with University of Illinois Springfield Associate Professor of Political Science Dr. Jason Pierceson about yesterday’s Republican debate.


The fantasy sports industry is catching the eye of Congress

All of the advertising and marketing from the fantasy sports industry, specifically FanDuel and DraftKings, may have brought some unwanted attention.

Morning Newswatch

Springfield Ward 9 Alderman on the city council meeting

Joey visits with Springfield Ward 9 Alderman Jim Donelan about last night’s Springfield City Council meeting.


Numbers on the 2016 election from CBS News/New York Times poll

Joey talks with CBS Radio News Manager of Surveys Jennifer De Pinto on the CBS News/New York Times poll on 2016 Democratic candidates.

Recent Headlines

18 hours ago in Local

Granite City Man Convicted of Murder in 21-Month Old’s Death


A Madison County jury deliberated for three hours Friday before finding 42-year-old John Holman III guilty.

18 hours ago in Local

North Mac Elementary School Evacuated After Strange Odor was Detected

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No gas or carbon monoxide leaks were detected but a new temperature control system was installed in the building.

1 day ago in Local

Lawmakers Honor Lincoln at Lincoln’s Tomb

2-12-16 Lincoln Tomb

Senator Dick Durbin, a Democrat, says a Republican like Abraham Lincoln is still someone for which we should place great honor.

1 day ago in Local

Grant Encourages Better Farm Conservation


If you're a farmer in the 21st Century, you're probably hearing about - if not practicing - "precision farming." And that extends to conservation practices, too.

1 day ago in Local

Rauner to Close Juvenile Prison

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Gov. Bruce Rauner's administration says it will close the youth correctional facility in Kewanee, near Peoria and the Quad Cities.