Podcasts: Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch

A new candidate for Ward 5 Alderman

Dominic Elijah Watson talks with Joey about announcing a run for Springfield Ward 5 alderman.

Weekend Newswatch

Chris Hembroug, President & CEO of the Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce

Joey talks with Chris Hembroug, President & CEO of the Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce about our governor elect his effect on business in Springfield and Sangamon County.

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Another gruesome Islamic State video

Islamic state has released another video of another of a beheaded Peter Kassig, an Indiana native and now the third American to be executed and fifth western hostage overall to be killed.

Bobcat Goldthwait

Actor, comedian, screenwriter, and director, Bobcat Goldthwait joins Joey to talk about his career and his relationship with Robin Williams. Bobcat is at Donny B’s Comedy Club this weekend.

Weekend Newswatch

Ward 7 Alderman Joe McMenamin on CWLP

Joey talks with Joe McMenamin on his hesitation on updating some of the CWLP Dallman generating units for natural gas start up.

Morning Newswatch

Tim Griffin on his future with the city

Joey talks with now former Ward 10 Alderman Tim Griffin on his resignation from the Springfield City Council and the City Council Coordinator position.

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“Harvey” opens at the Hoogland this weekend

Joey talks with Ann Opferman, who plays Veta Louis Simmons, and Chuck McCue who plays Elwood P. Dowd in “Harvey” which opens at the Hoogland Center for the Arts this weekend.

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The President at APEC

President Obama is getting credit for his work at the Asia Pacific Economic Conference.

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Landing on a comet

Peter King from CBS Radio News talks with Joey as the European Space Agency’s probe Philae (FEE-LAY) lander descends onto comet.

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What kind of winter will we have?

Now that we are seeing our first prolonged cold snap of the season, Joey talks with Senior Forecaster Daryl Onton at the National Weather Service in Lincoln about the outlook for the winter.

Recent Headlines

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Springfield School Board Opposed to Anti-Gay Conversion Therapy Measure

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The Springfield Public School Board supports the idea of banning what's called "gay conversion therapy" in minors-- but they don't support the idea of telling lawmakers to ban it.

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$2.7 Million Headed to Fight Illinois Veteran Homelessness, $56k to Springfield

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$2.7 million in federal grants will go to housing hundreds of homeless veterans in Illinois.

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Police Investigate Two Shootings in Grandview

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The Sangamon County Sheriffs Department is helping Grandview Police Investigate two separate shooting incidents within hours of each other Sunday.

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Sherman Mayor: Only Give Residents What They Want

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The newly re-elected mayor of Sherman says economic development and growing the town will continue to be his top priority.

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Wells Fargo Adding 100+ Jobs in Springfield

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A resurgent mortgage industry means a major employer in Springfield is hiring again.