Dr Joshua Miksanek and Dr Jeff Ripperda join The Morning Newswatch. 

Murphysboro Mayor Will Stephens joins The Morning Newswatch. ...
Dr. Tim Morthland, founder of Morthland College in West Frankfort, joins us to talk about the growing college and new dorm buildings....
Tom Miller and IL State Senator Gary Forby (D-Benton) discuss the ongoing budget crisis, which could get worse if not solved by the end of September....