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Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch

Springfield Ward 2 Alderman Herman Senor

Joey talks with Ward 2 Alderman Herman Senor about preparing for the city council and the appointments made by Mayor Langfelder.

Weekend Newswatch

The Horace Mann Educator and Administrator of the year

Joey talks with the Horace Mann Educator of the Year, Springfield High’s Jeff Lightfoot, and the Administrator of the Year, Butler Elementary’s Tracy Gage about the awards.


There has been another earthquake in Nepal

The latest on the new quake in Nepal, and an update on the Tom Brady suspension.

Morning Newswatch

Ward 10 Alderman Ralph Hanauer

Joey talks with new Ward 10 Alderman Ralph Hanauer about his priorities for the council and staying in touch with constituents.

Weekend Newswatch

Carpenter Street artifacts meeting

Joey talks with Chief Environmental Scientist at Hanson Professional Services Kevin Seals about a public meeting is being held today to let discuss the archaeological find near the Carpenter Street underpass construction site.


More severe weather hits the middle of the county

Another day, and the middle part of the country is assessing damage, cleaning up and bracing for more severe weather.

Morning Newswatch

Representative Tim Butler on the latest at the Capitol

Joey talks with Representative Tim Butler about the upcoming right to work vote, the budget, and the state of relationships at the Illinois State House.

Morning Newswatch

British elections, and more severe weather in Oklahoma

British Prime Minister David Cameron and his Conservative Party won a surprisingly solid victory in the British general election, more severe weather in Oklahoma, and the Department of Justice and Baltimore.

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The new Director of the Illinois State Fair, Patrick Buchen

Joey has a conversation wth the new Director of both of the Illinois State Fair’s, Patrick Buchen.

Weekend Newswatch

Britain goes to the polls today with results being called unpredictable

Voters in Britain today are voting in what is being called the country’s most unpredictable election in more that two decades.

Recent Headlines

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Ban on “Conversion Therapy” Passes Legislature


The Illinois Senate has approved a ban on therapy designed to "convert'' gay young people to heterosexuals.

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Union Legislation Would Prohibit Strike or Rauner Lockout


The House has approved a measure that changes government-employee contract negotiations just a month before the deadline for a new contract.

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Mark Hart Named Interim Springfield Fire Chief

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Springfield has an interim fire chief.

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Hastert Resigns from Wheaton College Board

FILE - In this Aug. 17, 2007, file photo, Rep. J. Dennis Hastert, front, R-Ill., announces that he will not seek reelection for a 12th term as he stands on the steps of the old Kendall County courthouse with, from left, his son Josh; wife Jean; and daughter-in-law Heidi, grandson Jack, in Yorkville, Ill. A newly unveiled indictment against Hastert released Thursday, May 28, 2015, accuses the Republican of agreeing to pay $3.5 million in hush money to keep a person from the town where he was a longtime schoolteacher silent about "prior misconduct."

The resignation was the latest fallout from a federal indictment accusing Hastert of violating banking laws.

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Rauner: No Special Session if No Agreement Reached by Sunday


Gov. Bruce Rauner says he will not call lawmakers back into session if there's no agreement on a budget by Sunday.