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Morning Newswatch Podcasts

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Concern over markets continue today

Joey talks to the Dean of the College of Business & Management at the University of Illinois Springfield, Ron McNeil about concern over the market turmoil.

Morning Newswatch

Ward 7 Alderman Joe McMenamin on Hunter Lake

Joey talks with Springfield Ward 7 Alderman Joe McMenamin, who doesn’t think Hunter Lake is a good move right now, to get his thought son the latest developments on the lake.


Stunning statistics about heroin overdoses

The centers for disease control reports that the heroin death toll from heroin overdoses have quadrupled in the decade that ended in 2013, and it has only gotten worse.

Weekend Newswatch

Department of Public Health Director Jim Stone on West Nile

Now that there are two cases of West Nile Virus in Illinois, Joey talks with the Director of the Sangamon County Department of Public Health, Jim Stone on how to recognize West Nile virus and how to reduce the chances of getting it.


3 Americans receive the French Legion of Honor

Five passengers who were aboard a french high speed train and attacked a gunman were honored with the highest recognition in France, the Legion of Honor.

Morning Newswatch

State Senator Andy Manar

Joey talks with State Senator Andy Manar about the latest issues taken up by the Senate, the governor and why he had to change a fundraising event this week.

Weekend Newswatch

You can sill help Contact Ministries get kids “Ready for Success”

Joey talks with contact Ministries Transitional Shelter Director, Mia Woods about how you can still help gets kids read for school with the “Ready for Success” program.


Government email addresses showing up in Ashley Madison hack leak

Marriage counselors might want to set up shop in the federal government.


Back-to-school tech with CNETs Brian Cooley

Joey talks with CNET Editor at Large Brian Cooley about the latest and greatest in back-to-school technology your kid might want and need.

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The latest on the unrest in St. Louis overnight

Joey talks with Michael Calhoun with CBS Radio News and KMOX radio in St. Louis about arrests in St. Louis as demonstrators gathered last night to protest the fatal police shooting just hours earlier of a black 18-year-old who police say pulled a gun on them.

Recent Headlines

28 mins ago in Local

31st Annual Police Officer Memorial Day Thursday


Thursday marks the 31st annual Police Officer Memorial Day.

41 mins ago in Local

Springfield Police Department : Slow Down on the MacArthur Extension


Springfield Police say drivers are exceeding the posted speed limit on the MacArthur extension, south of Wabash.

2 hours ago in Local

No Vote Yet on Graduated Tax Proposal


Maybe Wednesday

2 hours ago in Local

More Higher Ed Funding to be Considered

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Hundreds of millions of dollars would be going to higher education -- in addition to money they just received -- under an amendment to a spending bill an Illinois Senate committee has approved.

9 hours ago in Local

Just Enough Rain for Most of Illinois


Corn progress best in years