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Morning Newswatch Podcasts


Sam Johnson, candidate for mayor of Springfield

Joey talks with Sam Johnson about his plans should he win the election and become the mayor of Springfield this spring.

Morning Newswatch

Tips for keeping the football party feast in check

Many of us will eat a lot of food during the game this Sunday. Joey talks with Christina Rollins, a registered dietitian and the director of food and nutrition services at Memorial Medical Center about how to not let things get out of hand.

Weekend Newswatch

The Keystone pipeline and the deficit

The senate has approved the Keystone XL pipeline and is now one step closer to a showdown with the president, who has promised a veto.

Morning Newswatch

Dr. Kent Redfield on ‘right to work’ zones

Joey talks with political science professor Dr. Kent Redfield about Governor Rauner’s call to establish ‘right to work’ zones in Illinois.

Weekend Newswatch

Congressman Rodney Davis on his committee assignments

Joey visited with Rodney Davis in the studio to discuss the Congressman’s committee assignments and his human tracking legislation.


Hostages held by Islamic terrorists

A YouTube audio recording allegedly by a Japanese journalists being held by Islamic terrorists says an Jordanian pilot who was captured by the group will be killed unless an Iraqi female prisoner was released from a Jordanian prison later today.


Ward 1 Alderman Frank Edwards on city council meeting

Joey talks with Ward 1 alderman Frank Edwards about the health care costs for city going budget by more than $3 million this fiscal year.

Morning Newswatch

Springfield Airport Authority Executive Director on the airports good year

Mark Hanna Executive Director, Springfield Airport Authority talks with Joey about the best year the Abraham Lincoln Capitol Airport has had in a while.

Weekend Newswatch

Alderman Gail Simpson on the Springfield mayoral race

Joey talks with Ward 2 Alderman Gail Simpson on the latest in her campaign to become the next mayor of Springfield.


Boston digging out after blizzard

A powerful blizzard was predicted for the greater northeast, instead had it out mostly just for Boston and the surrounding New England.

Recent Headlines

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Opponents Upset Chief Illiniwek Merchandise Still Available Online

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Assistant Athletic Director Marty Kaufmann says the items are available because there wasn't "any edict to wipe all history or tradition from our books."

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Lisa Madigan Calls for More Compassion Towards Victims of Sex Crimes

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The state's Attorney General says a shift in attitude toward victims of rape, sexual assault, and other such crimes will lead toward more of these crimes being reported.

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Arrest Made in the Murder of a Former Pleasant Plains Woman

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One suspect is in jail and another is being sought in the murder of a former Springfield area woman.

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Alleged Improprieties Force Out Two Parole Board Members

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Two members of the Illinois Prisoner Review Board have been removed in the wake of published reports of erroneous filings with the state and the federal government.

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Rauner Addresses Concerns of State’s University Presidents


The Governor was in Urbana Friday to address the concerns of nine presidents over universities in Illinois.