Podcasts

Podcasts

Downtown Springfield Inc

Friday, January 22, 201601/22/2016

Downtown Springfield Inc. Executive Director Lisa Clemmons Stott

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey talks with the Executive Director of Downtown Springfield Inc. about the state of downtown.

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Friday, January 22, 201601/22/2016

The markets have given us a wild ride so far this year

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey talks with Senior Vice President and Wealth Advisor with Morgan Stanley in Illinois, Steven Esposito on the volatility in the markets.

Weekend Newswatch

Friday, January 22, 201601/22/2016

Are air strikes against the Islamic State working?

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

The U.S. Government is saying that Islamic State terrorists are starting to show the effects of coalition air strikes lead by the United States.

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Thursday, January 21, 201601/21/2016

Author of a news book on Blagojevich speaks tonight at the ALPLM

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey talks with Bernard Sieracki, the author of “A Just Cause: The Impeachment and Removal of Governor Rod Blagojevich” about his new book and his speaking engagement tonight at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum.

Morning Newswatch

Thursday, January 21, 201601/21/2016

The Illinois Coalition to Invest in Higher Educaiton

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey talks with the University of Illinois Student Body President Mitch Dickey about the the Illinois Coalition to Invest in Higher Education’s news conference yesterday at the Statehouse.

Weekend Newswatch

Thursday, January 21, 201601/21/2016

Does Bernie Sanders have the support he needs in Iowa?

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

As the race for the Democratic presidential nomination tightens in Iowa, there are questions about whether the support for Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders is disproportionately concentrated around the state.

City of Springfield

Wednesday, January 20, 201601/20/2016

Ward 10 Alderman Ralph Hanauer

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey talks with Ward 10 Alderman Ralph Hanauer about the city council meeting, what the state owes CWLP, and gets the latest on the “Y” Block.

school board headquarters

Wednesday, January 20, 201601/20/2016

District 186 School Board President Mike Zimmers

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey talks with Springfield School District Board President Mike Zimmers about last nights school board meeting, TIF districts and the City Tournament.

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Wednesday, January 20, 201601/20/2016

Presidential candidates solutions to problems

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Which presidential candidate is best at offering simple solutions to complex problems?

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Tuesday, January 19, 201601/19/2016

The Springfield Park District wants input on master plan

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey talks with the Executive Director of the Springfield Park District Derek Harms about the first meeting on public input for the Park Districts master plan.

Recent Headlines

13 hours ago in Local

UPDATE: Budget Plan Passes Amid GOP Outrage

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$7B unbalanced; $700M bump for schools

17 hours ago in Local

Bomb Threat Unfounded at Butler Elementary School

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Butler Elementary School is back to normal after a bomb threat caused it to be evacuated for a short time Wednesday.

17 hours ago in Local

AP NewsBreak: Rauner Board Asked Builders to Lobby Lawmakers

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.

Good-government advocates are criticizing the head of an agency managing state construction projects for asking builders to lobby lawmakers to restore funding.

18 hours ago in Local

House Fails to Override Labor Arbitration Veto

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The labor arbitration bill remains dead.

18 hours ago in Local

Another Leaders Meeting, Optimism Dissolving

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The last days of session are a flurry of activity, if not progress.

19 hours ago in Local

Lawmakers Discuss Gun Ownership and Mental Health

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Illinois lawmakers have approved a measure designed to prevent people with mental disabilities from owning guns.