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Morning Newswatch Podcasts


Brian McFadden on the Sangamon County budget

Joey talks with Sangamon County Administrator Brian McFadden about the Sangamon county budget for fiscal year 2016.


School District 186 Superintendent Jennifer Gill

Joey talks with District 186 Superintendent Jennifer Gill about actions taken at last night’s school board meeting, yesterday’s soft lock-down and computers.


Local nonprofit collects medicine to send abroad

Joey talks with the President and CEO of 12 Baskets Full, Dr. Rod Matticks about the local nonprofit that collects medicine to send to those in need.

ABC's The View sits down with Republican  presidential canidate Ben Carson: Carson defends himself on his views of Pro-Life and gun control.

Featuring: Ben Carson
Where: United States
When: 06 Oct 2015
Credit: Supplied by WENN.com

Ben Carson leads in another poll

Retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson is now the number one pick of GOP presidential primary voters with Donald Trump slipping to second place according to a survey by the Wall Street Journal and NBC News.

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Ward 5 Alderman Andrew Proctor on the Food Mart building

Joey talked with Springfield Ward 5 Alderman Andrew Proctor on his effort to keep the Food Mart building form being torn down.

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The latest on that Metrojet plane crash

Joey talks with CBS Radio News reporter Edward Yeranian live from Egypt on the Russian Metrojet Airbus crash, which authorities say disintegrated at high altitude.

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Paul Ryan starts his first week on the job as Speaker

Today begins the first full week on the job for newly elected Speaker of the House, Paul Ryan.

Weekend Newswatch

Representative Tim Butler on the upcoming budget meeting

Joey talks with Representative Tim Butler about the budget meeting between the governor and the legislative leaders coming on on the 18th of November.

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UIS students “Trick-or-Treating” for canned goods

Joey talks with the Director of the UIS Volunteer & Civic Engagement Center, Mark Dochterman about UIS students Trick-or-Treating for canned goods to benefit the Central Illinois Foodbank. Hy-Vee will match the canned good donations this year.


Kids activities at the Hoogland Center for the Arts

You can take the kiddies to the Hoogland Center for the Arts this weekend for the “Halloween Family Carnival.” Joey talks with Autumn and Emily with Hoogland Teens about the fun.

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If you're the type of person that "could make a TV dinner taste like radio," perhaps cooking a turkey isn't exactly in your wheelhouse.

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City Council May Do Away with Ethics Committee

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Springfield Jobless Rate Drops — And More

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Springfield-area Unemployment: 5.1%

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Rauner Issues Pardons

Illinois Republican gubernatorial candidate businessman Bruce Rauner participates in a Republican gubernatorial candidate debate Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014, in Springfield, Ill. The four Republican gubernatorial candidates said that they’ll be willing to work with unions if elected but differed on how to approach the relationship during a downstate debate that largely focused on pension reform, taxes and just briefly on personal issues that have dogged some of the candidates.

Rauner granted 10 and denied 200 clemency petitions.

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Springfield Man Convicted of Sexual Assault


Christopher Westfall was convicted in August.