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Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Obama speaks about the sequester in Washington

Reaction to President Obama’s Oval Office address

Joey talks with CBS Radio News Correspondent Howard Arenstein on last nights presidential address.

Weekend Newswatch

Presidential candidate timing

In a political age when a stray comment to a handful of supporters can be viewed by millions in hours, it’s not enough to just plan for a good presidential campaign.

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WICS-TV’s Annual “Joy of Sharing” Drive

Leslie Cox, WICS-TV NewsChannel 20 and Fox Illinois Promotions Coordinator, talks with WTAX’s Will Stevenson about their annual Joy of Sharing collection drive going on today (December 4).

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CNET’s Brian Cooley on the Best Gadgets for the Holidays

Brian Cooley with CNET talks with WTAX’s Will Stevenson, in for Joey McLaughlin, about the best tech buys for the holidays.

Morning Newswatch

Gun Violence in America: The Latest

Gun violence is discussed on “America’s First News”

Morning Newswatch

University of Illinois Chicago’s Division of Specialized Care for Children in Springfield

Tom Jurkovich, Executive Director of the University of Illinois Chicago’s Division of Specialized Care for Children.


Memorial Health Systems on Holiday Stress

Trish Fehr Logsdon is a licensed clinical professional counselor and a certified alcohol and drug counselor with Memorial Counseling Associates, part of Mental Health Centers of Central Illinois, an affiliate of Memorial Health System.

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Update on the San Bernadino Shootings and Senator Dick Durbin’s Reaction

“America’s First News” recaps yesterday’s events in San Bernadino. ¬†Also, Senator Dick Durbin reacts to the tragedy.  

Ask the Mayor Segment for 12-2-15

Here is the December 2 Edition of “Ask the Mayor” with Mayor Jim Langfelder and Will Stevenson, filling in for…

Staff Carpet Giving Tree

John Staff and Kim Staff About Staff Carpet’s “Giving Tree”

The folks at Staff Carpet have come up with a first-time effort to “pay it forward” for Christmas. ¬†John Staff…

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Central Illinois Mitsubishi Plant Sold to Liquidation Firm


Maynards Industries will take possession of the property in Normal on June 1.

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Illinois Man Charged With Threatening Prosecutor

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Travis Withers of Brooklyn, Illinois has been charged with threatening the life of St. Clair County State's Attorney Brendan Kelly.

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Flooding Leaves Behind Sand, Debris in Illinois County

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Debris piles and massive sand deposits were left behind after waters went through the breach of the Len Small Levee.

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U of Illinois Reaches Agreement with Non-tenured Faculty

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A contract ratification vote will be held later in the week.

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New Director Named to ALPLM

FILE - In this Feb. 10, 2012 file photo, school students enter the "White House" as a life-size Abraham Lincoln replica stands outside, while touring the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in Springfield, Ill. The chairman of the foundation behind the Library and Museum says fundraising is drying up because of tensions between library directors and the state agency that oversees it.

Governor Rauner announces two new appointees, one to the Lincoln Presidential Museum and Library.