Podcasts: Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch

Senator Andy Manar with the latest on school fuding

Joey talks with State Senator Andy Manar on the latest changes to the school funding bill, which is now SB1.

Weekend Newswatch

Springfield mayoral candidate Jim Langfelder

Joey talks with Springfield candidate Jim Langfelder about his plan for the city should he be elected mayor.

Morning Newswatch

Measles outbreak in seven states

With outbreaks at Disneyland and in at least 7 states now, Joey talks with Dr. Steven O’Marro with Springfield Clinic about the measles.


Monster snowfall expected in the Northeast

So much for coasting through a mild winter in the northeast, threats against planes over the weekend, and another republican takes a step toward running for president.

Morning Newswatch

The Horace Mann Educator of the Year nominations are open

Horace Mann’s Community Relations Director Paul Wappel talks with joey about the opening of nominations for the Horace Mann Educator of the Year award.

Weekend Newswatch

The Patriots coach and QB talk about deflate-gate

Not many Xs and Os being discussed by the New England Patriots as the prepare to play in Superbowl 49 next week. Reporters are more interested in talking about deflate-gate.


Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah dies & turmoil in Yemen

Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah has died, and the latest on the turmoil in Yemen.

Morning Newswatch

Senator Dick Durbin talks President Obama’s agenda

Joey talks with Senator Dick Durbin about the State of the Union and the president’s agenda, tax laws, free college and Obamacare.

Weekend Newswatch

Springfield Police Chief Kenny Winslow on police body cameras

Joey talks with Chief Winslow about what the community and police officers think about body cameras, and about why he wants to wait on a decision from the statehouse before buying them.


President Obama hits the road & defining the middle class

President Obama is on a two day trip to push his message that everybody should stand to gain from an economy that is all but recovered from a deep recession…and what exactly is the middle class?

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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

6-30-15 Springfield City Council

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.