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Weekend Newswatch

Friday, March 27, 201503/27/2015

State Senator Sam McCann on the 2015 budget agreement

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey talks with State Senator Sam McCann about filling the $1.6 billion budget hole for fiscal year 2015.

Morning Newswatch

Friday, March 27, 201503/27/2015

Did the Germanwings co-pilot suffer from depression?

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey talks with CBS Radio News Aviation Analyst Mark Rosenker about the latest into the investigation into the co-pilot of Germanwings Flight 9525.

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Friday, March 27, 201503/27/2015

Germanwings Flight 9525 investigation continues

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

In the past 24 hours the investigation of the Gremanwings flight that crashed in the French Alps has shifted from mechanical or technical failure to the co-pilot Andreas Lubitz.

Morning Newswatch

Thursday, March 26, 201503/26/2015

Jordan Abudayyeh on tonight’s mayoral debate

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey talks with Jordan Abudayyeh about the debate tonight between mayoral candidates Jim Langelder and Paul Palazzolo. It starts at 6:00PM and you can hear it here on WTAX and watch it on NewsChannel 20.

Weekend Newswatch

Thursday, March 26, 201503/26/2015

The Consul General of Israel to the Midwest is in Springfield

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey talks with Roey Gilad, Consul General of Israel to the Midwest as he prepares to address the Illinois House and Senate later today.

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Thursday, March 26, 201503/26/2015

Tornadoes kill one in Tulsa and Oklahoma City

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

One person has been killed after a tornado tore through Tulsa and Oklahoma City areas.

Morning Newswatch

Wednesday, March 25, 201503/25/2015

Representative Tim Butler on the Illinois House budget fix

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey talks with Representative Tim Butler on the agreement that passed through the house yesterday to fill the 1.6 billion dollar budget hole for this year.

Weekend Newswatch

Wednesday, March 25, 201503/25/2015

Angelina Jolie and cancer surgery

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey talks with Dr. Nora MacZura with Springfield Clinic about Angelina Jolie and her choice to have her fallopian tubes and ovaries removed because of her family history of cancer and genetic testing.

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Wednesday, March 25, 201503/25/2015

The search continues for the cause of that German airliner crash

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Investigators on the scene of a plane crash in the remote french alps don’t believe there are any survivors, all 150 on board are presumed dead.

Morning Newswatch

Tuesday, March 24, 201503/24/2015

“A Fiendish Assassination” opening at the ALPLM next week

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey talks with Lincoln Collection Curator at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum (ALPLM) James Cornelius about the new exhibit on the Lincoln assassination opening April 2 at the ALPLM.

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Mayoral Candidates Debate on WTAX — And Ask Each Other Questions

3-26-15 Mayoral Debate

Minimum wage, right to work zones, and other questions were posed.

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Springfield Opens New Park

3-26-15 Playground

Children wasted no time Thursday morning running to play in the new "Bounties of Nature" playground at Center Park in Springfield, once it officially opened.

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Legislature Passes Budget Fix, Governor Says He’ll Sign

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The Illinois Legislature has approved a plan ending weeks of negotiations over plugging a $1.6 billion hole in this year's state budget.

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Schock Leaves Congress with “Humility, Sadness”

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Congressman Aaron Schock says he is leaving Congress with sadness and humility.

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National Guard Talks More About Guardsman Accused of Terrorism

3-26-15 National Guard

An Illinois National Guard soldier is one of two people arrested for allegedly providing support to ISIS.

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Former U.S. Rep. Jackson Leaves Prison

FILE - In this March 9, 2012 file photo, Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. , D-Ill., and his wife, Chicago Alderman Sandi Jackson, ask each other for their support and votes as they arrive at a polling station for early voting in Chicago. The sweep of Jesse Jackson Jr.'s life, from golden boy who could be president to broken politician, will be laid out for a federal judge in Washington, D.C., Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013, as she sentences him and his wife for misusing $750,000 in campaign money on a gold-plated Rolex watch, mink capes, mounted elk heads and other personal items.

Jackson will serve the remainder of his sentence at a Washington, D.C., halfway house.