Podcasts

Podcasts

Morning Newswatch

Friday, May 1, 201505/01/2015

Mark Whitlock and Karl Luthin on horses for the Lincoln reenactment.

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey talks with historical reenactor Mark Whitlock and Karl Luthin with KEL Productions about the horses being used in the Lincoln reenactment this weekend.

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Friday, May 1, 201505/01/2015

A flap over promotion of the SHS spring musical “Hairspray The Musical”

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey talks with some of the cast members of the spring musical at Springfield High School, “Hairspray The Musical” over signs at the school promoting the show.

Morning Newswatch

Friday, May 1, 201505/01/2015

Broad Coalition seeks updated communications law in Illinois

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

A coalition of more than 240 Illinois organizations calls for update of expiring state communications law. Yesterday they delivered letters to Governor Rauner and Legislative Leaders. Joey talks with the President of AT&T Illinois Paul La Schiazza about it.

Weekend Newswatch

Friday, May 1, 201505/01/2015

Who is the prosecutor looking at the Freddie Gray evidence?

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

There is a lot of pressure on Baltimore’s chief prosecutor who has barely been on the job for 100 days.

FILE - In this June 11, 2007 file photo, former Illinois Gov. Dan Walker speaks to reporters while showing off his book, " The Maverick and the Machine" at the Illinois State Capitol in Springfield, Ill. former Illinois Gov. Dan Walker speaks to reporters at the Illinois State Capitol in Springfield, Ill. Walker's son Dan Walker Jr. told The Associated Press that his father died Wednesday, April 29, 2015, at his home in California. Walker was governor of Illinois from 1973 to 1977. He was 92. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman, File)

Thursday, April 30, 201504/30/2015

Political consultant Thom Serafin on the late Dan Walker

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey talks with former WTAX reporter, now political consultant and founder and CEO of Serafin & Associates, Inc. Thom Serafin about former Illinois Governor Dan Walker who passed away yesterday at 92.

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Thursday, April 30, 201504/30/2015

A morning brief on Baltimore, Nepal and Bernie Sanders

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

This were quieter in Baltimore following the funeral of a man who died in custody earlier this month, the latest from Nepal and Bernie Sanders is running for President.

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Wednesday, April 29, 201504/29/2015

Ward 7 Alderman Joe McMenamin on City, Water, Light and Power

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey talks with Ward 7 Alderman Joe McMenamin about the city council meeting last night and the financial situation with City, Water Light and Power.

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Wednesday, April 29, 201504/29/2015

PJ Staab on the Lincoln funeral hearse

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey talks with PJ Staab about the Lincoln funeral hearse that was specially made for the reenactment for the funeral this weekend.

Weekend Newswatch

Wednesday, April 29, 201504/29/2015

Live from Baltimore with CBS Correspondent Steve Dorsey

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey talks with Steve Dorsey with CBS Radio News live from Baltimore about how things went overnight and gets the latest developments.

Morning Newswatch

Wednesday, April 29, 201504/29/2015

Authorities still working on getting to some Nepal earthquake victims

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

More than 5,000 are dead and more than 10,000 injured following Saturday’s powerful earthquake in Nepal.

Recent Headlines

10 hours ago in Local

Second Arrest Made in Rochester Homicide

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One of two people that remained wanted after a deadly shooting incident late last month outside Rochester has been taken into custody.

10 hours ago in Local

President Obama’s Visit: The Day After

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They're not done replaying the game films yet, but those involved in orchestrating Wednesday's presidential visit to Springfield say, for now, it was a fun and positive experience that went well.

11 hours ago in Local

Chicago Woman Charged with Supplying Gun to Niece

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Federal prosecutors say a Chicago woman has been indicted on charges that she supplied her 14-year-old niece with the handgun the girl allegedly used to kill another teen during an argument over a boy.

14 hours ago in Local

Par-a-Dice Cuts Staff, Blames Video Gaming

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Par-A-Dice Casino in East Peoria has announced announced they are laying off employees amidst a protracted slump in business.

14 hours ago in Local

Jury Sides with Illinois Man in Excessive Force Lawsuit

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Jurors in southern Illinois have found in a federal civil lawsuit that an Olney man was the victim of excessive force when law enforcement officers stopped him near Benton in April 2012.

14 hours ago in Local

District 186 Misses Out on School Construction Bonds

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The Illinois State Board of Education has approved 29 school districts for low-interest and zero-interest bonds to pay for the construction and remodeling of schools.