Podcasts: Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch Podcasts


Donald Trump refuses to apologize for comments about John McCain

Some people want presidential candidate Donald Trump to apologize for his comments about the war record of Arizona Senator and one time presidential candidate John McCain.

Weekend Newswatch

Hope Institute CEO Clint Paul on changes at the facility

Clint Paul with Hope Institute talks with Joey about changes in the next year or so to the residential program at the facility.


The Chatham Sweetcorn Festival gets underway today

Joey talks with Jay Hoffman and Chuck Hunt with the Chatham Jaycees about the 2015 Chatham Sweetcorn Festival that starts at 4:00PM today.

Morning Newswatch

Will ‘The Donald’ have money problems while running for the White House?

Donald Trump may be the richest man in the presidential race, but that doesn’t mean the republican hopeful doesn’t have money problems.


Ward 7 Alderman Joe McMenamin on Hunter Lake

Joey talks with Ward 7 Alderman Joe McMenamin on why the Alderman doesn’t thing the city should go forward with Hunter Lake.

Morning Newswatch

Representative Tim Butler

Joey talks with Representative Tim Butler on the budget, getting state employees paid, the Illinois State Museum, and the new Happy Hour law.

Weekend Newswatch

The President answers questions on the Iran deal

President Obama is on the offensive on the Iran nuclear deal a day after the accord was signed. He held an hour long news conference on the subject to discuss it.


Ward 8 Alderman Kris Theilen on the ‘Pension Perk’

Joey talks with Ward 8 Alderman Kris Theilen on progress made at last night’s city council meeting on the ‘Pension Perk.’

Morning Newswatch

Help us Stuff-A-Truck with school supplies for District 186

Joey talks with Contact Ministries Shelter Director Mia Woods on the Stuff-A-Truck event coming up Saturday at Hy-Vee to collect school supplies for District 186.

Weekend Newswatch

Cardinal players get booed at the All Star Game

Joey talks Cardinal players being booed, and Pete Rose at the All Star Game with Illinois Radio Network Sports Director Jason Goch.

Recent Headlines

30 mins ago in Local

UIS Breaks Ground on Student Union

5-4-16 UIS Groundbreaking

Ground has been broken on what is being referred to as the "Living Room" for the students of the University of Illinois Springfield.

60 mins ago in Local

Aeropostale to Close Springfield, Forsyth Stores


Aeropostale files for Chapter 11.

1 hour ago in Local

Social Service Groups Sue Governor for $100M Past Due

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.

Five dozen social service agencies working without pay for nearly a year because of the Illinois state budget stalemate are suing Gov. Bruce Rauner.

1 hour ago in Local

Trial Set for 2 of 6 Men Accused of Dismembering Woman’s Body

Champaign Police Murder Arrests WAND

Two of the six men charged with dismembering a missing Champaign woman will be held for trial after a judge heard testimony from a detective.

2 hours ago in Local

Death Knell for Graduated Income Tax


Sponsors blame Rauner