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Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Weekend Newswatch

William “Billy” Bishop

Joey has a conversation with William “Billy’ Bishop who has announced his candidacy for ward 2 alderman.


Cyber Security

With yet another breach of security last week at JPMorgan/Chase, Joey talks with Assistant Professor in Computer Science Lucas Vespa at the University of Illinois Springfield about keeping your information safe.



The aggressive response to Ebola in Dallas is likely to prevent a wide scale outbreak but, multiple mistakes revealed some unexpected issues the U.S. would have to prepare for in the event of a larger threat.

Morning Newswatch

2nd Street Bike Lanes

Director of public works in Springfield, Mark Mahoney talks with Joey about the new bike paths on 2nd street in Springfield.

Weekend Newswatch

Ebola in Dallas

Joey talks with Barry Bagnato with CBS Radio News about the latest out of Dallas on the Ebola patient and those in quarantine.

Morning Newswatch

“Pete ‘N Keely” at the Hoogland

Gus Gordon – and his mustache – talks with Joey about “Pete ‘N Keely” opening at the Hoogland Center for the Arts this weekend.


Ebola Exposure

The number of people in Texas who are being screened for potential exposure to Ebola has been expanded to one hundred.

Weekend Newswatch

Jeff Parsons

Hear an excerpt of Alex Degman’s conversation with THR and Associates founder Jeff Parsons.

Morning Newswatch

Ward 5 Candidate Andrew Proctor

Joey talks with candidate for Springfield Ward 5, Andrew Proctor.


The President and the Secret Service

The Secret Service has had a string of bumbles lately….unlike many in congress, the president has responded by not saying much.

Recent Headlines

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Police Seek Sangamon Co. Fugitives


Three fugitives who've stolen from a number of Springfield stores are being sought.

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Cornel West Cancels U of I Appearance over Salaita

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A prominent civil rights activist and academic has cancelled a speech at the University of Illinois because of the school's decision to rescind a job offer to a Native American studies professor.

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Court Monitor Says IDOT Should Clean House on Hiring Rules

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A federal court-appointed monitor has recommended that the Illinois Department of Transportation clean up its hiring rules.

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Rauner Wants “Voter Empowerment”

Rauner Task Force

Gov. Bruce Rauner is using some new rhetoric as he brings his agenda to the public. What was once known…

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Lawmaker Wants AG Opinion on Right to Work Zones


The drive to dilute union influence in Illinois could hit a snag.