Podcasts

Podcasts

Weekend Newswatch

Thursday, March 26, 201503/26/2015

The Consul General of Israel to the Midwest is in Springfield

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey talks with Roey Gilad, Consul General of Israel to the Midwest as he prepares to address the Illinois House and Senate later today.

local_news_generic

Thursday, March 26, 201503/26/2015

Tornadoes kill one in Tulsa and Oklahoma City

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

One person has been killed after a tornado tore through Tulsa and Oklahoma City areas.

Morning Newswatch

Wednesday, March 25, 201503/25/2015

Representative Tim Butler on the Illinois House budget fix

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey talks with Representative Tim Butler on the agreement that passed through the house yesterday to fill the 1.6 billion dollar budget hole for this year.

Weekend Newswatch

Wednesday, March 25, 201503/25/2015

Angelina Jolie and cancer surgery

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey talks with Dr. Nora MacZura with Springfield Clinic about Angelina Jolie and her choice to have her fallopian tubes and ovaries removed because of her family history of cancer and genetic testing.

local_news_generic

Wednesday, March 25, 201503/25/2015

The search continues for the cause of that German airliner crash

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Investigators on the scene of a plane crash in the remote french alps don’t believe there are any survivors, all 150 on board are presumed dead.

Morning Newswatch

Tuesday, March 24, 201503/24/2015

“A Fiendish Assassination” opening at the ALPLM next week

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey talks with Lincoln Collection Curator at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum (ALPLM) James Cornelius about the new exhibit on the Lincoln assassination opening April 2 at the ALPLM.

local_news_generic

Tuesday, March 24, 201503/24/2015

A look at Ted Cruz and his bid for the White House

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Texas Senator Ted Cruz has officially begun his presidential campaign calling for the repeal of ObamaCare and getting rid of the IRS.

Morning Newswatch

Monday, March 23, 201503/23/2015

95th District Representative Avery Bourne

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey talks with the 95th districts Avery Bourne about her objectives, her district and the current budget mess.

Weekend Newswatch

Monday, March 23, 201503/23/2015

We need your questions for the 2015 Springfield Mayoral Debate

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey talks with WTAX Brand Manager/News Director Alex Degmen about this Thursdays mayoral debate with Newschannel 20.

local_news_generic

Monday, March 23, 201503/23/2015

Ted Cruz throws his hat into the presidential ring

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Texas senator Ted Cruz, a favorite of the tea party will announce today that he is seeking the republican presidential nomination in 2016.

Recent Headlines

7 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.

8 hours ago in Local

Grant Encourages Better Farm Conservation

farm

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.

12 hours ago in Local

Rauner to Close Juvenile Prison

juvenile justice

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

12 hours ago in Local

$1 Million Donated for Governor’s Mansion Repairs

governor's mansion

The organization leading efforts to renovation the Illinois governor's mansion says it received $1 million in donations last year toward efforts to fix a leaky roof and other things.

12 hours ago in Local

Illinois Up for Federal Transportation Money

road construction

Illinois transportation planners are awaiting details of how they could use a potential multi-million windfall for the state.

13 hours ago in Local

ALPLM Free for Lincoln’s Birthday

FILE - In this Feb. 10, 2012 file photo, school students enter the "White House" as a life-size Abraham Lincoln replica stands outside, while touring the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in Springfield, Ill. The chairman of the foundation behind the Library and Museum says fundraising is drying up because of tensions between library directors and the state agency that oversees it.

It's President Abraham Lincoln's birthday, and officials with the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum are unquestionably celebrating.