Morning Newswatch Podcasts
Joey talks with Kamau Kemayo, Associate Professor and Chair of African-American Studies at the University of Illinois Springfield about next steps for better race relations.
Joey talks with Jennifer Montgomery, the new Executive Director Illinois Grape Growers & Vintners Association, about the Illinois wine industry.
President Obama is looking for some good news heading into the new year, and he is getting some from oil prices.
Joey talks with Matt Koch about energy in Illinois and how well Illinois is positioned for the future.
Protests continued over the weekend over gran jury decisions, and Mike Lyons talks about the failed U.S. hostage rescue.
It was another weekend of protests around the country over police violence following grand jury divisions in New York and Missouri not to indict white police officers involved in the deaths of two black men.
Alex Degman took some heat this week for his commentary on the New York City situation in which a NYC police officer is seen choking Eric Garner, who later died.
Springfield’s Ward 1 Alderman is responding to a critic who says he can’t hold the office of city treasurer due to a conflict of interest.
Alex Degman talks with Bill Flieschli of the Illinois Petroleum Marketers Association about why gas prices have been so stable lately, and why they continue to fall.
The Wall Street Journal This Morning reports.