WJPF Morning Newswatch

Glenn Poshard 08-08-2014

Former SIU President Glenn Poshard joins us the morning before he’s honored at Rent One Park in Marion for his career as a politician, philanthropist, educator and veteran.

Bart Millstead 08-08-2014

Memorial Hospital of Carbondale Vice President Bart Millstead joins us to discuss the $52 million expansion to the hospital.

Brandon Battles 08-08-2014

River Radio Digital Media Specialist Brandon Battles joins us to discuss ways to keep your private information private online.

Dr. Michael Dreith 08-07-2014

John A. Logan College President Mike Dreith joins us less than two weeks before the fall semester starts.

Mark Collins 08-06-2014

Herrin Unit 4 Superintendent Mark Collins joins us to discuss the upcoming school year  and the struggle of keeping the school afloat during tough financial times.

Bruno Behrend 08-06-2014

Bruno Behrend with the Heartland Institute joins us to discuss the ongoing battle between federal and state governments.

Kevin Baity 08-05-2014

Carbondale City Manager Kevin Baity joins us to discuss the new fire station opening and the influx of students coming to town for the upcoming semester at SIU.

Brandon Phelps 08-04-2014

Democratic State Rep. Brandon Phelps joins us to discuss concealed carry and fracking.

Tom Cross 08-04-2014

Republican State Rep. and candidate for treasurer Tom Cross joins us to talk about the state’s finances.

John Shimkus 08-01-2014

Congressman John Shimkus joins us to talk about progress on immigration reform and other pieces of legislation ahead of Congress’ recess.