Podcasts: Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Weekend Newswatch

Springfield mayoral candidate Paul Palazzolo

Joey talks with Springfield mayoral candidate Paul Palazzolo about his plan to combine the community relations and economic development departments and create a full-time neighborhood coordinator.


Madison protests, the march in Selma and a tale of survival

Protests in Madison, thousands march in Selma, and it was an incredible tale of survival in Utah in this a morning brief.


Luke Sailer on the this weekends Illinois Products Expo

Luke Sailer with the Illinois Department of Agriculture talks with Jory about the 17th annual Illinois Products Expo at the Orr Building on the Illinois State Fair grounds this Saturday and Sunday.

Morning Newswatch

Dr. Kent Redfield on budget negotiations at the capitol

Joey talks with political science professor Dr. Kent Redfield on the negotiations for filling a 1.6 Billion dollar budget hole in this years budget.

Weekend Newswatch

Congressman Rodney Davis

Joey talks with Congressman Rodney Davis on losing a staffer to the Illinois House, the Central Illinois Community Food Bank, saving for college and more.


Hilary’s email, skidding planes at LaGuardia and Harrison Ford’s crash

The Hillary Clinton email affair, a passenger plane almost skids off a runway at LaGuardia, and it was a crash landing for actor Harrison Ford on a golf course in Venice California.

Morning Newswatch

Sangamon County Circuit Clerk Tony Libri on his retirement announcement

Joey talks with Sangamon County Circuit Clerk Tony Libri about his announcement yesterday that he plans to retire at the end of this month.

Weekend Newswatch

New treatment for stroke sufferers

Joey talks with Dr. Tamer Abdelhak, the medical director for neuro-critical care at Memorial Medical Center about a new stroke treatment that gives extra time to to prevent stroke damage.


Is an Iranian nuclear agreement close?

The Wall Street Journal is reporting this morning that 6 major powers are close to an agreement with Iran about it’s nuclear program that would be centered on Tehran staying at least one year away from gathering enough fuel for a nuclear weapon.

Mike Houston

Ask the Mayor segment 1

Joey talks and takes calls with Springfield Mayor Mike Houston in the Morning Newswatch monthly feature, ‘Ask the Mayor.’

Recent Headlines

46 mins ago in Local

Granite City Man Convicted of Murder in 21-Month Old’s Death


A Madison County jury deliberated for three hours Friday before finding 42-year-old John Holman III guilty.

54 mins ago in Local

North Mac Elementary School Evacuated After Strange Odor was Detected

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No gas or carbon monoxide leaks were detected but a new temperature control system was installed in the building.

12 hours ago in Local

Lawmakers Honor Lincoln at Lincoln’s Tomb

2-12-16 Lincoln Tomb

Senator Dick Durbin, a Democrat, says a Republican like Abraham Lincoln is still someone for which we should place great honor.

12 hours ago in Local

Grant Encourages Better Farm Conservation


If you're a farmer in the 21st Century, you're probably hearing about - if not practicing - "precision farming." And that extends to conservation practices, too.

16 hours ago in Local

Rauner to Close Juvenile Prison

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Gov. Bruce Rauner's administration says it will close the youth correctional facility in Kewanee, near Peoria and the Quad Cities.