WJPF Morning Newswatch

Bruce Rauner 06-16-2014

Republican Gubernatorial hopeful Bruce Rauner joins us to talk about his recently unveiled plan to cut costs in response to the 2015 fiscal year budget passed in Springfield last month.

Sheila Simon 06-16-2014

Sheila Simon, the Lt. Governor and Democratic candidate for Comptroller, joins us ahead of a visit to southern Illinois.

Joey Watson 06-13-2014

Illinois State Trooper Joey Watson joins us to talk about what to do in case of a shooting wherever you may be.

Dr. Brent Newell 06-13-2014

Dr. Brent Newell, a physiatrist with Southern Illinois Healthcare, joins us to talk about Ultrasound Guidance and what that means for pain relief.

Bill Enyart 06-12-2014

Democratic Congressman Bill Enyart joins us to talk about the continuing problems with the Department of Veterans Affairs and the unrest in Iraq.

John Shimkus 06-12-2014

Republican Congressman John Shimkus joins us to talk about the lasting effects of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor’s loss in the primary earlier this week.

Randy Dunn 06-11-2014

SIU President Randy Dunn joins us to talk about his first month on the job and the sudden possible departure of SIU-Carbondale Chancellor Rita Cheng.

Dr. Joyce Griffin, PhD 06-11-2014

Dr. Joyce Griffin, PhD joins us to talk about suicide and how to look for warning signs from others, or how to seek help if you have those thoughts.

J.R. Russell 06-10-2014

J.R. Russell of the Marion Ministerial Alliance joins us to talk about the “Will Rock For Food” concert series being held to help food pantries.

Vic Ritter 06-10-2014

Herrin Mayor Vic Ritter joins us in studio.