Podcasts: Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch Podcasts


Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner

Joey talks with Governor Bruce Rauner about his appointment to the Illinois Tollway Board, and of course about the lack of a budget.

Weekend Newswatch

District 186 Board President Mike Zimmers

Joey talks about the District 186 financial situation, prepping buildings for the first day of school, and the year around calendar.


We are learning more about the Chattanooga shooter

Details continue to trickle in about the life of the man who murdered 4 Marines and a Navy sailor by shooting up two military facilities last week.

Morning Newswatch

Dr. Doug Carlson on the ‘Keep Kids in School Coalition’

Joey talks with Dr. Douglas Carlson from the SIU School of Medicine on the ‘Keep Kids in School Coalition’ that is working to make sure kids in Springfield get school physicals.

Weekend Newswatch

The Chamber’s Chris Hembrough on Plae Dae Picnic

Joey talks with the President and CEO of the Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce Chris Hembrough about the upcoming 68th annual Plae Dae Picnic.


Donald Trump refuses to apologize for comments about John McCain

Some people want presidential candidate Donald Trump to apologize for his comments about the war record of Arizona Senator and one time presidential candidate John McCain.

Weekend Newswatch

Hope Institute CEO Clint Paul on changes at the facility

Clint Paul with Hope Institute talks with Joey about changes in the next year or so to the residential program at the facility.


The Chatham Sweetcorn Festival gets underway today

Joey talks with Jay Hoffman and Chuck Hunt with the Chatham Jaycees about the 2015 Chatham Sweetcorn Festival that starts at 4:00PM today.

Morning Newswatch

Will ‘The Donald’ have money problems while running for the White House?

Donald Trump may be the richest man in the presidential race, but that doesn’t mean the republican hopeful doesn’t have money problems.


Ward 7 Alderman Joe McMenamin on Hunter Lake

Joey talks with Ward 7 Alderman Joe McMenamin on why the Alderman doesn’t thing the city should go forward with Hunter Lake.

Recent Headlines

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Chicago Officer Sues Estate of Teen He Shot, Claiming Trauma

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A white Chicago police officer who fatally shot a black 19-year-old college student and accidently killed a neighbor has filed a lawsuit against the teenager's estate, arguing the shooting left him traumatized.

3 hours ago in Local

New Commemorative Quarter Features Shawnee National Forest

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A commemorative coin featuring a scene from the Shawnee National Forest in southern Illinois has entered into circulation.

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U of I Reports Record Number of Freshmen Applications

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University of Illinois officials say a record number of prospective freshmen have applied for enrollment next fall across the school's three campuses.

9 hours ago in Local

USO Says “Thank You” to National Guard

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The USO’s Illinois chapter wrapped up a week celebrating their 75th anniversary by thanking the people they serve – the troops.

1 day ago in Local

Court Upholds TV Pitchman Kevin Trudeau’s 10-Year Sentence

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An appeals court in Chicago has upheld a 10-year prison term for best-selling author Kevin Trudeau.