Podcasts: Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Downtown Springfield Inc

Downtown Springfield Inc. Executive Director Lisa Clemmons Stott

Joey talks with the Executive Director of Downtown Springfield Inc. about the state of downtown.

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The markets have given us a wild ride so far this year

Joey talks with Senior Vice President and Wealth Advisor with Morgan Stanley in Illinois, Steven Esposito on the volatility in the markets.

Weekend Newswatch

Are air strikes against the Islamic State working?

The U.S. Government is saying that Islamic State terrorists are starting to show the effects of coalition air strikes lead by the United States.


Author of a news book on Blagojevich speaks tonight at the ALPLM

Joey talks with Bernard Sieracki, the author of “A Just Cause: The Impeachment and Removal of Governor Rod Blagojevich” about his new book and his speaking engagement tonight at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum.

Morning Newswatch

The Illinois Coalition to Invest in Higher Educaiton

Joey talks with the University of Illinois Student Body President Mitch Dickey about the the Illinois Coalition to Invest in Higher Education’s news conference yesterday at the Statehouse.

Weekend Newswatch

Does Bernie Sanders have the support he needs in Iowa?

As the race for the Democratic presidential nomination tightens in Iowa, there are questions about whether the support for Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders is disproportionately concentrated around the state.

City of Springfield

Ward 10 Alderman Ralph Hanauer

Joey talks with Ward 10 Alderman Ralph Hanauer about the city council meeting, what the state owes CWLP, and gets the latest on the “Y” Block.

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District 186 School Board President Mike Zimmers

Joey talks with Springfield School District Board President Mike Zimmers about last nights school board meeting, TIF districts and the City Tournament.


Presidential candidates solutions to problems

Which presidential candidate is best at offering simple solutions to complex problems?


The Springfield Park District wants input on master plan

Joey talks with the Executive Director of the Springfield Park District Derek Harms about the first meeting on public input for the Park Districts master plan.

Recent Headlines

1 hour ago in Local

Lawmakers Honor Lincoln at Lincoln’s Tomb

2-12-16 Lincoln Tomb

Senator Dick Durbin, a Democrat, says a Republican like Abraham Lincoln is still someone for which we should place great honor.

2 hours ago in Local

Grant Encourages Better Farm Conservation


If you're a farmer in the 21st Century, you're probably hearing about - if not practicing - "precision farming." And that extends to conservation practices, too.

6 hours ago in Local

Rauner to Close Juvenile Prison

juvenile justice

Gov. Bruce Rauner's administration says it will close the youth correctional facility in Kewanee, near Peoria and the Quad Cities.

6 hours ago in Local

$1 Million Donated for Governor’s Mansion Repairs

governor's mansion

The organization leading efforts to renovation the Illinois governor's mansion says it received $1 million in donations last year toward efforts to fix a leaky roof and other things.

6 hours ago in Local

Illinois Up for Federal Transportation Money

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Illinois transportation planners are awaiting details of how they could use a potential multi-million windfall for the state.