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Morning Newswatch Podcasts


The fantasy sports industry is catching the eye of Congress

All of the advertising and marketing from the fantasy sports industry, specifically FanDuel and DraftKings, may have brought some unwanted attention.

Morning Newswatch

Springfield Ward 9 Alderman on the city council meeting

Joey visits with Springfield Ward 9 Alderman Jim Donelan about last night’s Springfield City Council meeting.


Numbers on the 2016 election from CBS News/New York Times poll

Joey talks with CBS Radio News Manager of Surveys Jennifer De Pinto on the CBS News/New York Times poll on 2016 Democratic candidates.


The Utah flash floods and the Republican debate

The death toll from flash flooding along the Utah and Arizona boarder is now at least 16.

Morning Newswatch

Mayor Langfelder on the Springfield’s new microloan program

Joey talks with Springfield Mayor Jim Langfelder abut partnering with microloan provider Justine Petersen.


Illinois State Senator calls for the reinstatement of the death penalty

Joey talks with University of Illinois Springfield Associate Professor in the Department of Criminal Justice, Ryan Williams on new calls for the reinstatement of the death penalty in Illinois.


Numbers on the 2016 election from CBS News/New York Times poll

Joey talks with CBS News Director of Surveys Sarah Dutton on a new CBS News/NY Times poll on 2016 Republican candidates.


Will the Federal Reserve start raising interest rates soon?

A two day meeting of the Federal Reserve begins tomorrow, and it could end with the first interest rate increase in nearly a decade.

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Congressman Davis on infrastructure and the budget

Joey talks withe Congressman Rodney Davis about infrastructure funding, and coming up with a budget deal.

Weekend Newswatch

Can the government avoid a shutdown over the budget?

The government is closing in on deadlines to get the budget in order.

Recent Headlines

4 hours ago in Local

Dems Slate Two Candidates for Fall Election


Democrats have slated Robert Spencer of Pleasant Plains to run against Don Gray for Sangamon County Clerk, while Circuit Clerk Paul Palazzolo will face opposition from Donnie Killen of Springfield.

4 hours ago in Local

Redfield: Capitol Has Similar, But Different, Feeling

ILLINOIS POLITICS 7-24-15 Mike Lawrence and Kent Redfield

University of Illinois Springfield Political Science Kent Redfield says in some ways, it actually feels like lawmakers are getting toward the end of the legislative session.

4 hours ago in Local, Sports

Nunn Dismissed from U of I Basketball Team

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The University of Illinois has dismissed junior guard Kendrick Nunn from the basketball team following his guilty plea to misdemeanor domestic battery.

4 hours ago in Local

Informant Suggests Drew Peterson Wants to Sell Drugs

FILE - In this May 8, 2009 file photo, former Bolingbrook, Ill., police sergeant Drew Peterson arrives at the Will County Courthouse in Joliet, Ill., for his arraignment on charges of first-degree murder in the 2004 death of his third wife Kathleen Savio. On Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013, Will County Judge Edward Burmila sentenced Peterson to 38 years in prison for Savio's murder.  (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green, File)

Secret recordings between Drew Peterson and an inmate he's accused of trying to enlist to help kill a prosecutor show that the former suburban Chicago police officer discussed selling drugs in Mexico if he gets out of prison.

4 hours ago in Local

Two Die in Separate ATV Accidents


Illinois State Police say an 11-year-old has died in an all-terrain vehicle crash in eastern Illinois' Clark County.