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Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Jim Langfelder

“Ask the Mayor” with Springfield Mayor Jim Langfelder – Segment 4

Joey talks with Mayor Jim Langfelder about the City, Water, Light and Power coal contract, the Salvation Army relocation, the latest on the “Y” Block, Hunter Lake and more on “Ask the Mayor” which is heard the first Wednesday of every month on the Morning Newswatch.


Springfield Ward 7 Alderman Joe McMenamin

Joey talks with Springfield Ward 7 Alderman Joe McMenamin about the CWLP coal contract and the Salvation Army re-location.


Analysis of the Wisconsin Presidential primary

Joey talks with CBS News political analyst Professor Leonard Steinhorn to get some analysis on the Wisconsin Presidential primary.


The Wisconsin Presidential primary

The reality of a contested republican convention has become more real than ever with businessman Donald Trump having lost the Wisconsin primary last night.


District 186 School board President on the district budget

Joey talks with Springfield School District 186 Board President Mike Zimmers about the difficulty of getting a budget together without budget information from the state.

Weekend Newswatch

Live from London, the latest on the Panama Papers

Joey talks with CBS Radio News Correspondent Vicki Barker about the latest on the Panama Papers.


Does the Fed need to announce a plan for interest rates?

What would happen if the Federal Reserve announced a regular schedule for how and when it plans to raise interest rates?

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CBS political analyst Professor Leonard Steinhorn on the primary

Joey talks with CBS News political analyst Professor Leonard Steinhorn about the presidential primary as it heads into Wisconsin.

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The presidential primary heads into Wisconsin

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump says U.S. allies like Japan and South Korea should be playing more for American military protection.

U.S. Supreme Court

No “Smooth Sailing” at SCOTUS

Following the death of conservative Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, the sailing has not been as smooth as some of his colleges have predicted, now that the work is being done by just 8 members of the court.

Recent Headlines

8 hours ago in Local

LaHood Hosts Heroin Forum in Springfield


How to address the heroin epidemic and the sometimes overuse of painkillers and opioid drugs.

9 hours ago in Local

Superintendents Praise Manar’s School Funding Plan, ISBE Dislikes It


Lawmaker asks, "What are we supposed to do here in Springfield?"

21 hours ago in Local

UIS Breaks Ground on Student Union

5-4-16 UIS Groundbreaking

Ground has been broken on what is being referred to as the "Living Room" for the students of the University of Illinois Springfield.

22 hours ago in Local

Aeropostale to Close Springfield, Forsyth Stores


Aeropostale files for Chapter 11.

22 hours ago in Local

Social Service Groups Sue Governor for $100M Past Due

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.

Five dozen social service agencies working without pay for nearly a year because of the Illinois state budget stalemate are suing Gov. Bruce Rauner.