WJPF Morning Newswatch


Jack Garner 05-17-2016

Jack Garner, from the HerrinFesta Italiana committee, joined Tom Miller in the studio to discuss the upcoming events for the ever-growing HerrinFesta.


Ruthie Shelton 05-16-2016

Author Ruthie Shelton spoke with Tom Miller about her new book, “The Untold Story: Health, Hope, and Happiness”. This is her third novel in the series based on her true crime book, “Inside the Shelton Gang: One


Brad Bleyer 05-16-2016

Brad Bleyer is Circuit Judge for Williamson County. He joined Tom Miller in the studio to discuss his campaign for the Fifth District Appellate Court in the November election.


Alejandro Hornik 05-13-2016

Tom Miller spoke with Dr. Alejandro Hornik, a neurology specialist, to talk about the recent studies that have shown a rise in reported strokes in young Americans. Dr. Hornik gives us an ideal look into the steps an

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Marcia Raubach 05-13-2016

The Old King Coal Festival continues this weekend! Marcia Raubach joined Tom Miller in the studio to tell us more about the traditions of this event honoring coal miners of Southern Illinois.


Will Stephens 05-12-2016

Murphysboro Mayor Will Stephens joined Tom Miller in the studio to discuss the current and upcoming changes for the city of Murphysboro intended to bring more business to the area.

IL State Rep. John Bradley (D-Marion)

John Bradley 05-12-2016

Illinois Representative John Bradley spoke with Tom Miller about many state topics including: the stop gap bill for human service programs that’s been sent to the House floor, the debate between both parties regarding funding for K-12


Gary Forby 05-11-2016

Illinois Senator Gary Forby spoke with Tom Miller to discuss the importance of coal power in Illinois and the recent legislation sent from downstate lawmakers to help the state’s coal industry.

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Diane Daugherty & Amy Simpson 05-11-2016

Diane Daugherty and Amy Simpson joined Tom Miller in the studio to give more information regarding the upcoming event: Chef Clash in the Arena, formerly known as 100 Men Who Cook. The proceeds from the event benefit

Dale Fowler (Source: Saline County Chamber Of Commerce)

Dale Fowler 05-10-2016

Harrisburg mayor Dale Fowler is running for State Senate District 59. He joined Tom Miller in the studio to discuss the senate race, the issue regarding coal power and the impact of unit and mine closures, and