Podcasts: Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch Podcasts


The latest on Kayla Mueller’s death and Brian Williams

The latest on the death of hostage Kayla Mueller, and NBC is sending Brian Williams to the sideline for six months.

Weekend Newswatch

Springfield Historic Sites Commission expands district boundaries

Joey talks with Steve Meyers, the vice chair of the Springfield Historic Sites Commission on its boundary expansion, and what it could mean for the city.

Morning Newswatch

Do the companies you do business with take care of your data?

Joey talks with University of Illinois Springfield Assistant Professor of Computer Science Lucas Vespa about the how safe your data is with the companies you do business with.


More snow hits Boston and same sex marriage in Alabama

It’s hard to imagine Boston getting more snow…but it has. it is the third significant storm in the past three weeks…and the latest on the same sex marriage in Alabama.


Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner on ‘Right to Work Zones’ and more

Governor Bruce Rauner joined Joey to discuss last weeks State of the State Address, ‘Right to Work Zones’ and living in Springfield.


The Kidzeum is another step closer to becoming a reality

Joey talks with Kidzeum of Health and Science board president Rachael Thomson about the latest on getting the kids museum built.


More snow on the way for Boston

Mother nature seems to have it out for New England this winter.

Morning Newswatch

Illinois News Broadcasters Association on Brain Williams

Now that Brian Williams has become a meme, Joey talks with H. Wayne Wilson, Past President and on the Resource Manager of the Illinois News Broadcasters Association abut the impact on the profession.

Weekend Newswatch

It’s time to get your taxes ready!

It’s that time of year when you should have all the documents you need to get your taxes done. Joey talks with Wayne Richie, head of account processing with the Illinois Department of Revenue about it.


New York City commuter train investigation and the latest on Ukraine

Investigators are still trying to figure out why a New York woman pulled her Mercedes SUV forward past railroad crossing gates before being slammed by a commuter train this week sparking a deadly wreck.

Recent Headlines

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Springfield Police Investigate Early Tuesday Shooting


Police are continuing to investigate a shooting early Tuesday morning that left one man injured.

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Somewhat Quiet Night in Chicago Following Police Shooting Video Release

Jason Van Dyke

Most protesters in Chicago seemed to honor pleas for restraint.

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Ball-Chatham Teachers, School Board Approve New Contract


A total of six percent-plus pay raises over three years.

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Butler Supports Rauner’s Refugee Move

Rep Tim Butler

State Representative Tim Butler stands behind Governor Bruce Rauner in temporarily halting the admission of refugees from Syria into Illinois.

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Pension Benefits Cut for New Firefighter Hires

fire truck

Firefighters hired from here on out for the Springfield Fire Department will not receive a perk that current firefighters get.