WJPF Morning Newswatch

Dick Durbin 08-22-2014

U.S. Senator Dick Durbin joins us to talk about several issues, including the ongoing crisis in the Middle East.

Lisa Madigan 08-22-2014

Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan joins us to discuss the $300 million Illinois will get from Bank of America as part of a larger settlement over the 2008 mortgage crisis.

Randy Dunn 08-21-2014

SIU President Randy Dunn joins us as the fall semester gets underway at the university.

Steve Sowers 08-21-2014

Steve Sowers with Saluki Athletics joins us to talk about Saluki Fan Fest tonight and the upcoming SIU football season.

Shannon Woodworth 08-20-2014

With the Du Quoin State Fair starting this Friday, manager Shannon Woodworth joins us to discuss this year’s events.

Mike Bost 08-20-2014

State Rep. and Congressional candidate Mike Bost joins us to discuss the campaign, including issues like voter turnout.

Jack Langowski 08-19-2014

Jack Langowski, chairman of the Carbondale Downtown Advisory Committee, joins us to discuss upgrading the downtown area ahead of Wednesday’s public meeting on renovating downtown Carbondale.

Paul Schimpf 08-19-2014

Paul Schimpf, the Republican candidate for attorney general, joins us to talk about his campaign.

Ed Yohnka 08-18-2014

Ed Yohnka, the Director of Communications and Public Policy for the American Civil Liberties Union joins us to discuss the militarization of local police forces.

John Bradley 08-18-2014

State Rep. John Bradley joins us to discuss the upcoming elections and politics in Illinois.