Morning Newswatch Podcasts
A.B.A.T.E. of Illinois is having its 25th Annual Safety & Awareness Rally and parade this Sunday. You will probably notice hundreds of motorcycles in town. Joey talks to Bobbi Ozanic about it.
Joey talks with Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner about the upcoming Lincoln Funeral commemoration events, the Illinois Turnaround, ‘fair share’ dues and more.
Five of the six Baltimore police officers involved in the arrest of a man who died while in their custody have been interviews by officials, and the latest on the Iranian nuclear deal.
Joey talks with Springfield Ward 1 Alderman about last nights Springfield City Council meeting and CWLP.
Krista Lisser with the Central Illinois Food Bank talks with Joey about wasy you can help the food bank through a WalMart program, and about how many people are ‘food insecure’ in Central Illinois.
WTAX reporter Dave Dahl sat down with Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner yesterday. Here is a portion of that interview.
Joey talks with State Senator Andy Manar to get the latest on reports that the bill changing the way Illinois schools are funded has little chance of passing this session.
Joey talks with Mike Zimmers about the school board meeting last night and why the board did not pass a resolution condemning the practice, and urging lawmakers to ban what’s called “gay conversion therapy” in minors.
Initial reports were that the fishing boat that sank over the weekend causing some 700 migrants from Libya to drown, capsized when passengers rushed to one side of the vessel to see a cargo ship that had come to help…but there is another story being told.
Joey talks with the President and CEO of the Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce, Chris Hembrough about the municipal elections and the upcoming ‘Business Connections.’ event.