Podcasts: Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch Podcasts


A third deadly shooting in Springfield

Joey talks with Springfield Police Deputy Chief Dan Mounce about the three deadly shootings in Springfield in the past two weeks.


NY communter train crash & reaction to latest ISIS murder

At least 7 people have been killed, 12 other injured in a fiery crash of a New York City commuter train, and reaction from the video of a Jordanian pilot being burned to death.

Weekend Newswatch

The price of a gallon of gas surges in Springfield.

Joey talks with Bill Fleischli with the Illinois Petroleum Marketers Association about the up-tick in gas prices Springfield saw yesterday.

Morning Newswatch

Ball Charter School holds mayoral forum

Joey talks with Principal Matt Fraas, Natalie McLaughlin, and Jayden Robinson from Ball Charter School about the mayoral forum held with the students yesterday.


The Presidents budget goes to Congress

President Obama has introduced a budget that calls for a trillion dollars in new tax dollars next year.

Morning Newswatch

State Senator Sam McCann on the start of session

Joey talks with State Senator Sam McCann to get his thoughts on the new legislative session that starts this week.

Weekend Newswatch

The Super Bowl, commercials and the NFL salary cap

The Seahawks prevented themselves from repeating as Super Bowl champs with a questionable decision in the final minute of the Super Bowl.


Republicans and the presidency

Congressman Paul Ryan is offering praise, but not an endorsement for fellow Wisconsinite Scott Walker.


Sam Johnson, candidate for mayor of Springfield

Joey talks with Sam Johnson about his plans should he win the election and become the mayor of Springfield this spring.

Morning Newswatch

Tips for keeping the football party feast in check

Many of us will eat a lot of food during the game this Sunday. Joey talks with Christina Rollins, a registered dietitian and the director of food and nutrition services at Memorial Medical Center about how to not let things get out of hand.

Recent Headlines

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Butterball is Ready to Help With Turkey Dinner

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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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The Springfield City Council may do away with

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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.