WJPF Morning Newswatch

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

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Greg Conley 05-10-2016

President of the American Vaping Association, Greg Conley, spoke with Tom Miller about the studies on vaping versus tobacco and the new regulations on vaping issued by the FDA.


Mike Pinto 05-09-2016

Chief Operating Officer and manager of the Southern Illinois Miners, Mike Pinto joined Tom Miller in the studio to discuss opening weekend-which kicks off this Friday.


David Gerczak 05-09-2016

David Gerczak is president of the Small Businesses of Fantasy Sports Trade Association. He spoke with Tom Miller over the phone about the pending legislation aiming to regulate and tax fantasy sports betting and to explain the


Steve O’Keefe 05-05-2016

Marketing Director of John A. Logan College, Steve O’Keefe joined Leigh Caldwell of WJPF in the studio to talk more about upcoming events at the college as well as the upcoming graduation of the 2016 class, and


Cory Jobe 05-05-2016

Cory Jobe is the director of the Illinois Office of Tourism. He joined Leigh Caldwell in the studio this morning to discuss Illinois’ tourism week, the status of the tourism industry, and to explain Project “Time Off”.


Mike Popovich 05-04-2016

Mike Popovich was made the head coach of the Morthland College football team back in February. He spoke with Leigh Caldwell of WJPF over the phone to talk more about his time as coach for Mount Zion before