Podcasts: Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch Podcasts

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Rich Brauer on his new job at the Illinois Department of Transportation

Joey talks with Rich Bruaer about his new gig as assistant secretary in the Illinois Department of Transportation, and on his time as a Representative.

Weekend Newswatch

The Oscars, Homeland Security and mall violence concerns

The latest on Homeland Security funding, threats of mall violence and Hollywood patted itself on the back last night at the 87th Academy Awards.

Morning Newswatch

State Senator Jason Barickman on new school funding legislation

Joey talks with State Senator Jason Barickman about his introduction of new school funding legislation.

Weekend Newswatch

Springfield Muni audition workshop is at the Hoogland tomorrow

Springfield Muni board members Michelle Eccles and Dan Humphries talk with Joey about the Muni’s audition workshop being held at the Hoogland Center for the Arts tomorrow (2-21-15).


The latest developments in the Las Vegas road rage murder

There are new developments from that deadly road rage incident in Las Vegas in which a mother of four was killed.

Morning Newswatch

State Senator Andy Manar on the state budget and education funding

Joey talks with State Senator Andy Manar to get his thoughts on the budget address, education funding and the Governor’s approach to working with the legislature.

Weekend Newswatch

Illinois House Republican Leader Jim Durkin on the budget address

Joey talks with Illinois House Republican Leader Jim Durkin on Governor Rauner’s budget address.


President Obama addresses ‘Countering Extremism’ Summit

President Obama addressed a three day summit at the white house about violent extremism and radicalization ends today.

Morning Newswatch

Springfield Ward 8 Alderman Kris Theilen on the City Council meeting

Joey talks with Springfield Ward 8 Alderman Kris Theilen about the city council meeting, CWLP, the budget and the ethics committee.

Weekend Newswatch

Springfield School Superintendent Jennifer Gill

Springfield School Superintendent Jennifer Gill talks with joey about the school board meeting, school funding and the sale of district surpluses.

Recent Headlines

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Mayoral Candidates Debate on WTAX — And Ask Each Other Questions

3-26-15 Mayoral Debate

Minimum wage, right to work zones, and other questions were posed.

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Springfield Opens New Park

3-26-15 Playground

Children wasted no time Thursday morning running to play in the new "Bounties of Nature" playground at Center Park in Springfield, once it officially opened.

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Legislature Passes Budget Fix, Governor Says He’ll Sign

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The Illinois Legislature has approved a plan ending weeks of negotiations over plugging a $1.6 billion hole in this year's state budget.

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Schock Leaves Congress with “Humility, Sadness”


Congressman Aaron Schock says he is leaving Congress with sadness and humility.

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National Guard Talks More About Guardsman Accused of Terrorism

3-26-15 National Guard

An Illinois National Guard soldier is one of two people arrested for allegedly providing support to ISIS.