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Morning Newswatch Podcasts


Jeb Bush will announce his official candidacy for President today.

Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush will formally announce his 2016 white house campaign today.

Weekend Newswatch

Illinois Comptroller Leslie Munger

Joey talks with Illinois Comptroller Leslie Munger about the current budget situation in Illinois, and what happens if the state doesn’t get a budget deal done soon.


The new Illinois National Guard Adjutant General

Joey talks with the new Adjutant General of the Illinois National Guard, Brigadier General Richard Hayes.

Morning Newswatch

‘Monty Python’s Spamalot’ opens this weekend at the Muni

Bailee Brinkman, Anna Benoit, and Albert Capati from the cast of ‘Spamalot’ join Joey to talk about the opening of the 50th season at the Springfield Muni.

Weekend Newswatch

The search continues for two escaped killers in New York

The latest focus for two killers who escaped from a New York prison is a town called Cadyville about five miles from the prison.

Morning Newswatch

Candidate for the 18th congressional district, Adam Lopez

Joey talks with candidate for the 18th congressional district, Adam Lopez about his infrastructure plan.


Tracking data after a breach

It’s only a matter of time before we hear about the next big data breach, like the one last week at the Federal Office of Personnel Management…what kind of planning can be done if the approach is that your data likely will be stolen?


UIS Professor Ryan Williams on the Texas pool police incident

Joey talks with University of Illinois Springfield Associate Professor Ryan Williams about the video of a McKinney, Texas police officer who wrestled a 15 year old bikini clad girl to the ground, and how situations like these are being handled in the classroom.

Morning Newswatch

New Sangamon County Auditor Andy Goleman

Joey talks with new Sangamon County Auditor Andy Goleman.

Weekend Newswatch

Springfield Ward 5 Alderman Andrew Proctor

Joey talks with Ward 5 Alderman Andrew Proctor about the proposed student housing in downtown and the $700,000 in TIF money the project developers are asking for.

Recent Headlines

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Butterball is Ready to Help With Turkey Dinner

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If you're the type of person that "could make a TV dinner taste like radio," perhaps cooking a turkey isn't exactly in your wheelhouse.

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City Council May Do Away with Ethics Committee

6-30-15 Springfield City Council

The Springfield City Council may do away with

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Springfield Jobless Rate Drops — And More

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Springfield-area Unemployment: 5.1%

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Rauner Issues Pardons

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.

Rauner granted 10 and denied 200 clemency petitions.

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Springfield Man Convicted of Sexual Assault


Christopher Westfall was convicted in August.