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Morning Newswatch Podcasts


State Senator Sam McCann on Governor Rauner

Joey get’s State Senator Sam McCann’s thoughts on the inauguration and new Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner.

Weekend Newswatch

Rep. Rich Brauer on Inauguration

Joey talks with Representative Rich Brauer on the inauguration of Governor Rauner and what he thinks we can expect from the new governor.


The White House admits mistake

The White House is admitting that they should have sent the president, the vice president or the attorney general to Paris to stand with other world leaders during Sunday’s solidarity march following the French terrorist attacks.

Weekend Newswatch

Accolades for UIS online programs

Joey talks with Vicki Cook, director of the Center for Online Learning, Research and Service at UIS about online programs ranked in Top 20 by US News and World Report.

Morning Newswatch

LLCC on the President’s free community college proposal

Joey talks with Lynn Whalen from Lincoln Land Community College on President Obama’s proposal for two years of free community college.


Progress made in search for downed jetliner

Slow but steady progress on the recover effort on that downed Air Asia flight that crashed into the Java sea.

Morning Newswatch

Uber begins operation in Springfield

Joey talks with Chris Taylor, the General manager of Uber in Illinois about the service beginning today in Springfield.

Weekend Newswatch

Sangamon CEO entrepreneurship program

Clair, Claudia and Tyler, students taking part in the SangamonCEO program join Joey to talk about an event this weekend.


French hostage standoffs

Reports of s shootout, a hostage taking and a car chase today as French authorities corner two men wanted on the attack this week on the publication Charlie Hebdo.

Weekend Newswatch

Rick “Elvis Himselvis” Dunham on his Rockin’ Birthday Bash at the Hoogland

Joey talks with Rick Dunham, a Springfield Elvis Presley tribute artist on his Rockin’ Birthday Bash Saturday (1-10-14) at the Hoogland Center for the Arts.

Recent Headlines

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Springfield Micro-Lending Fund Gives $120K in 1st 2 months

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The city of Springfield’s new micro-lending program has given out a total of $120,000 in loans to small business owners…

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U of I Business Incubator has NSF Grants for Female and Minority Entrepreneurs

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The people trying to turn ideas into commerce at the University of Illinois have a $100,000 grant from the National Science Foundation in a program called AWARE.

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SAA Hopes to Restore Lincoln-Era Piano with Crowdfunding Help

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A crowdfunding campaign hopes to raise the final $7,500 needed to bring a possibly 180-year piano back to playable condition.

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Foul Play Not Suspected in Death of Southern Illinois Woman

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Authorities in southern Illinois say foul play is not suspected in the death of a 22-year-old Murphysboro woman whose body…

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Prosecutors: Man Eyed Targets After Brother Shot

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Investigators say a Chicago man suspected in the fatal shooting of a 9-year-old boy went looking for targets after his brother was killed during a months-long gang feud.