Jeff Doherty is with the Jackson C0unty Growth Alliance. A medical marijuana cultivation center will be constructed next to the Southern Illinois Airport between Carbondale and Murphysboro. Doherty sits down with Tom Miller for a conversation about the potential economic impact of this center.

State Representative David McSweeney (R) joins The Morning Newswatch....
Herrin Unit 4 Superintendent Mark Collins joins us to discuss the money and politics behind school lunches....
Illinois State Representative Terri Bryant (R-Murphysboro, 115th District) joins Tom Miller in the studio....