Illinois State Representative Jay Hoffman (D-Belleville) joins The Morning Newswatch.

Tom Miller speaks with Dr. Russell Friedman of the Grief Recovery Institute (https://www.griefrecoverymethod.com/) about what happens when a person loses a pet, and what that person should do in order to deal with the emotion....
Executive Director of the Murphysboro Chamber of Commerce, Bruce Wallace, joins us to discuss this weekend’s BBQ Championship and Murphysboro Blues Festival....
State Senator David Luechtefeld (R-Okawville) joins The Morning Newswatch to discuss what is ahead for the state legislature....