Podcasts: Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch Podcasts


New City, Water Light and Power chief, Doug Brown

Joey talks with the new head of City, Water Light and Power, Doug Brown about the PILOT program, and a new water source for the city.

Weekend Newswatch

Boaters need to be aware of new laws before hitting the water

Joey talks with Sargent Chris Stone with the Conservation Police about new boating laws and safe boating as the season gets underway.


Floods and severe weather pummel Texas & the Great Plains

More brutal and deadly weather in Texas, Oklahoma and parts of Kansas.

Morning Newswatch

Kidzeum of Health and Science update

Joey talks with Rachael Thomson, the president of the Board of Directors of the Kidzeum of Health and Science to get an update on fundraising for the children’s museum.


After the earthquake in Nepal

Following the earthquake devastation in Nepal, there are questions to be answered and the country looks to rebuild and make things safer.

Morning Newswatch

A new play, ‘Grace Among the Leavings’ debuts at Theater in the Park

Joey talks with the Executive Director of Theater in the Park, Kari Catton, about the new play she helped adapt for the stage. ‘Grace Among the Leavings’ debuts at Theater in the Park this weekend.

Weekend Newswatch

The Brian McMillen Memorial Run/Walk being held Saturday

Joey talks with Lincoln Land Community College Veterans Club advisor Craig McFarland about the the Brian McMillen Memorial Run/Walk that is being held Saturday (5-23-15).


Are calm markets cause for concern?

There has not been a whole lot of excitement for stocks lately…is that a cause for concern

Morning Newswatch

Representative Tim Butler

Joey talks with Representative Tim Butler about the budget, a call for term limits and a donation from Governor Rauner.

Weekend Newswatch

Red flags to look for when donating to charities

After stories this week of cancer charities scamming donors out of $187 million, Joey talks with Dr. Betsy Goulet , Assistant Professor at the Center for State Policy and Leadership/College of Public Affairs and Administration about finding a charity that puts donation to good use.

Recent Headlines

5 hours ago in Local

On Eve of Obama Visit, Rauner Pushes Agenda


Won't give up on "structural change"

10 hours ago in Local

Davis, LaHood Talk Presidential Visit

Barack Obama makes Thanksgiving Day phone calls to U.S. troops

The two Republican Congressmen whose districts include Springfield are ready to welcome President Obama to the Capitol.

13 hours ago in Local

U of I Menorah Vandalized Again

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A 9-foot-tall menorah at a University of Illinois Jewish student center has been damaged for a third time in less than a year.

13 hours ago in Local

Lawmaker Introduces Violent Videos Bill


An Illinois lawmaker wants to criminalize recording fights in order to post them online.

14 hours ago in Local

Downtown Street Parking Ban for Obama Event

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The City of Springfield has put out a list of places you can't park in the downtown area Wednesday due to President Obama's visit.