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Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch

Springfield Ward 8 Alderman Kris Theilen on the City Council meeting

Joey talks with Springfield Ward 8 Alderman Kris Theilen about the city council meeting, CWLP, the budget and the ethics committee.

Weekend Newswatch

Springfield School Superintendent Jennifer Gill

Springfield School Superintendent Jennifer Gill talks with joey about the school board meeting, school funding and the sale of district surpluses.


Sherman Mayor Trevor Clatfelter on the latest form the village

Joey chats with Sherman Mayor Sherman Clatfelter on TIF funding, new businesses, and construction on the new Sherman park.

Morning Newswatch

Dr. Kent Redfield on what to expect out of the Governor’s budget adress

Joey talks with University if Illinois Springfield political science professor Dr. Kent Redfield about Governor Rauner’s upcoming budget address.

Weekend Newswatch

Ward 5 Alderman Sam Cahnman on the upcoming primary

Joey talks with Ward 5 Alderman Sam Cahnman about his concern that voters don’t know they do not have to declare their party to vote in next week’s important Springfield City Primary Tuesday, February 24th.


Morning brief – train derailment, winter storm and immigration

A federal judge has granted a request by 26 sates that would temporarily block the presidents executive action on illegal immigration, plus the latest on yet another winter storm, and the West Virginia trail derailment.

Morning Newswatch

Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce President and CEO

Joey talks with the President and CEO of the Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce about recent restaurant closings and the latest feedback the chamber is getting from local businesses.

Weekend Newswatch

Egypt air strikes, Denmark shooting and more snow in the North East

Shootings in Denmark, more snow in the northeast, and Egypt earlier today said it launched air strikes against Islamic State targets in Libya.


Presidential politics – a new announcement on the way?

Ohio governor John Kasich is traveling to South Carolina this week, because he is considering a run for president, and South Carolina is an early primary state seen as a key stop for republicans.

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2015 Lincoln Funeral Coalition Chair Katie Spindell

Joey talks with Katie Spindell, the Chair of the 2015 Lincoln Funeral Coalition about funding, events and what big names might be in Springfield for the events.

Recent Headlines

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Springfield City Council Rejects Property Annexation

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Woodside Township property annexation rejected on a 4-6 vote of the Springfield City Council.

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Republicans Await Democratic Ideas


Durkin: The governor is the reasonable one

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Illinois Economy Continues to Grow Slowly


The monthly measure of the state's economy is where it's been since May 2013 – slow, steady growth.

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Rauner Reiterates Budget Passage Plea

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A speech from Gov. Bruce Rauner on the budget impasse offers little new information.