Podcasts: Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch Podcasts

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…

9-29-15 Springfield City Council

Ward 1 Alderman Chuck Redpath on Tuesday’s City Council Meeting

Ward 1 Alderman Chuck Redpath was Will Stevenson’s guest on the Morning Newswatch.


SMTD’s Steve Schoeffel on a Public Meeting for Route 11 Bus Stop Changes

Route 11 serves UIS and part of the east side of Springfield.

Saint John's Hospital

St. John’s Hospital CEO Chuck Lucore on Commemorating the 1908 Race Riots

The hospital helped treat those injured in the riots.

white oaks

A New Opportunity for Small Businesses at White Oaks Mall

“Central Illinois Boutique” opens December 12.


It’s Budget Time for Congress

Government is operating on a short-term spending plan.

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Illinois DNR’s Chris Young on Deer Hunting

Deer hunting is helping the deer population, according to the DNR.

8-25-15 DAVIS VA BILL 1

U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis On Colorado Shooting and More

Rep. Davis on shootings, mental health, and more.


An Update on the Shooting in Colorado, and a Threat in Chicago

The accused shooter in Colorado has a court date, and there’s a threat in Chicago.

Recent Headlines

10 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.

10 hours ago in Local

Aeropostale to Close Springfield, Forsyth Stores


Aeropostale files for Chapter 11.

11 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.

11 hours ago in Local

Trial Set for 2 of 6 Men Accused of Dismembering Woman’s Body

Champaign Police Murder Arrests WAND

Two of the six men charged with dismembering a missing Champaign woman will be held for trial after a judge heard testimony from a detective.

12 hours ago in Local

Death Knell for Graduated Income Tax


Sponsors blame Rauner