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Morning Newswatch Podcasts

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Are we headed for a teacher shortage?

Joey talks with Regional Superintendent of Schools Jeff Vose about a new survey about the growing problem of teacher shortages in Illinois classrooms.


Sangamon County Circuit Clerk on passports

Joey talks with Sangamon County Circuit Clerk Paul Palazzolo on the latest offerings his office has to get your passport. If you have questions call 747-5183 or go the Sangamon County Clerk website.


The pace of the American economic recovery

If you are anxious about the American economic recovery, you are not alone and arguably, for good reason.

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Springfield Mayor Jim Langfelder on the city budget

Joey talks with Springfield Mayor Jim Langfelder about his proposed budget for the city.


Springfield high school preview night

Joey talks with Springfield District 186 Superintendent Jennifer Gill about high school preview night coming up Tuesday.


President Obama’s gun control hurdles

As President Obama continues to try for common ground on gun control, one of the most powerful forces he has to deal with is skepticism of any new laws, even the widely supported expansion of background checks.


UIS Professor Jason Pierceson on guns

Joey talks with Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Illinois Springfield, Jason Pierceson on President Obama’s executive actions on guns.

Morning Newswatch

More Americans training on how do survive a shooting event

More Americans want to be trained by professionals on how to survive a mass shooting situation.

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Mark Hanna on the LLCC expansion at the airport

Joey talks with the Executive Director of the Springfield Airport Authority at Abraham Lincoln Capitol Airport Mark Hanna about the expansion of a Lincoln Land Community College program at the airport and the large donation fro LRS that made it possible.

Weekend Newswatch

Yesterday was another off day for the stock market

It was another off day for stocks. The Dow Industrials were down 252 points or about 1.5 percent the NASDAQ and S&P 500 were also down more than one percent.

Recent Headlines

17 hours ago in Local

Court Upholds TV Pitchman Kevin Trudeau’s 10-Year Sentence

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An appeals court in Chicago has upheld a 10-year prison term for best-selling author Kevin Trudeau.

17 hours ago in Local

Hung Jury Declared in Trial of Former Illinois Prosecutor


Judge Bob Hardwick declared a mistrial Friday evening in the trial of Curtis Lovelace.

17 hours ago in Local

Amtrak, Illinois Reach Deal to Maintain Instate Service


The deal announced Friday will maintain service through the end of the fiscal year on June 30 at a cost of $38.3 million to the state. The department paid $42 million the previous fiscal year.

1 day ago in Local

State Museum to Reopen with Governor’s Amendatory Veto

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Rauner has amendatorily vetoed a bill lawmakers approved a few months ago that would reopen the museum and all its satellite locations.

1 day ago in Local

Woman Convicted of Involuntary Manslaughter of Child Sentenced

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Cammie Kelly is going to prison for four years.