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Morning Newswatch Podcasts


State Senator Sam McCann on Governor Rauner

Joey get’s State Senator Sam McCann’s thoughts on the inauguration and new Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner.

Weekend Newswatch

Rep. Rich Brauer on Inauguration

Joey talks with Representative Rich Brauer on the inauguration of Governor Rauner and what he thinks we can expect from the new governor.


The White House admits mistake

The White House is admitting that they should have sent the president, the vice president or the attorney general to Paris to stand with other world leaders during Sunday’s solidarity march following the French terrorist attacks.

Weekend Newswatch

Accolades for UIS online programs

Joey talks with Vicki Cook, director of the Center for Online Learning, Research and Service at UIS about online programs ranked in Top 20 by US News and World Report.

Morning Newswatch

LLCC on the President’s free community college proposal

Joey talks with Lynn Whalen from Lincoln Land Community College on President Obama’s proposal for two years of free community college.


Progress made in search for downed jetliner

Slow but steady progress on the recover effort on that downed Air Asia flight that crashed into the Java sea.

Morning Newswatch

Uber begins operation in Springfield

Joey talks with Chris Taylor, the General manager of Uber in Illinois about the service beginning today in Springfield.

Weekend Newswatch

Sangamon CEO entrepreneurship program

Clair, Claudia and Tyler, students taking part in the SangamonCEO program join Joey to talk about an event this weekend.


French hostage standoffs

Reports of s shootout, a hostage taking and a car chase today as French authorities corner two men wanted on the attack this week on the publication Charlie Hebdo.

Weekend Newswatch

Rick “Elvis Himselvis” Dunham on his Rockin’ Birthday Bash at the Hoogland

Joey talks with Rick Dunham, a Springfield Elvis Presley tribute artist on his Rockin’ Birthday Bash Saturday (1-10-14) at the Hoogland Center for the Arts.

Recent Headlines

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Illinois Basketball Museum to Open in Pontiac


A museum dedicated to Illinois basketball glory will open to fans by 2016.

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Effingham Cross Draws Nearly 10k Visitors


9,479 people visited the Cross at the Crossroads.

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Illinois Threatens to Withhold Funds if School Districts Don’t Test

Student Testing

Chicago Public Schools have already declined to offer the PARCC assessment tests.

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Springfield Teen Taken Charged in Tuttle Murder


A 16 year old Springfield youth has been charged with First Degree Murder in Tuttle's death.

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Durbin Introduces Bill to End Cuban Travel Ban


The travel ban has been in effect since 1960, ostensibly as a way to prevent Americans from supporting the Castro communist regime.