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girl_scouts

Friday, February 12, 201602/12/2016

It’s Girl Scout Cookie Time!

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Kate Peters, COO of Girl Scouts of Central Illinois, talks with WTAX’s Will Stevenson about the start of cookie sales…

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Friday, February 12, 201602/12/2016

Focus – 2/14

In Focus Podcasts

Show Date: February 14, 2016

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Friday, February 12, 201602/12/2016

“Blather, Blarney, and Balderdash” This Weekend at the Hoogland

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

WTAX’s Joey McLaughlin talks with cast members of “Blather, Blarney, and Balderdash,” which starts this weekend at the Hoogland Center…

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Friday, February 12, 201602/12/2016

Chris Wills with the ALPLM About Lincoln’s Birthday

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

WTAX’s Joey McLaughlin talked with Chris Wills, a spokesperson for the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, about Abraham Lincoln’s Birthday today.

Obama Springfield 4

Thursday, February 11, 201602/11/2016

Mayor Jim Langfelder on the Obama visit

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey talks with Springfield Mayor Jim Langfelder about yesterday’s Presidential visit.

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Thursday, February 11, 201602/11/2016

Exercise and heart disease

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey talks with exercise physiologist with Memorial Medical Center’s cardiopulmonary rehab department in the Koke Mill Medical Center, Tasha Lancaster about exercise and heart disease.

Weekend Newswatch

Thursday, February 11, 201602/11/2016

Trump and Sanders – 30 years in the making

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

The results so far in the first two presidential nominating states of Iowa and New Hampshire may or may not be surprising to you, but the but the results have been a long time coming.

Obama speaks about the sequester in Washington

Wednesday, February 10, 201602/10/2016

Political Science Professor Dr. Kent Redfield on President Obama’s visit

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey talks with University of Illinois Springfield Political Science Professor Dr. Kent Redfield on the visit to Springfield by President Obama.

City of Springfield

Wednesday, February 10, 201602/10/2016

Springfield Ward 1 Alderman Chuck Redpath

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey talks with Ward 1 Alderman Chuck Redpath about last night’s Springfield City Council Meeting and the Springfield city budget.

Weekend Newswatch

Wednesday, February 10, 201602/10/2016

Jacqueline Schwab Composer for Ken Burns Documentaries

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey talks with Jacqueline Schwab who composed and played music for many Ken Burns documentaries, and is in town at the Hoogland for a WSEC-TV fund raiser on February 18th.

Recent Headlines

5 hours ago in Local

Lawmakers Honor Lincoln at Lincoln’s Tomb

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Senator Dick Durbin, a Democrat, says a Republican like Abraham Lincoln is still someone for which we should place great honor.

6 hours ago in Local

Grant Encourages Better Farm Conservation

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If you're a farmer in the 21st Century, you're probably hearing about - if not practicing - "precision farming." And that extends to conservation practices, too.

10 hours ago in Local

Rauner to Close Juvenile Prison

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Gov. Bruce Rauner's administration says it will close the youth correctional facility in Kewanee, near Peoria and the Quad Cities.

10 hours ago in Local

$1 Million Donated for Governor’s Mansion Repairs

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The organization leading efforts to renovation the Illinois governor's mansion says it received $1 million in donations last year toward efforts to fix a leaky roof and other things.

10 hours ago in Local

Illinois Up for Federal Transportation Money

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Illinois transportation planners are awaiting details of how they could use a potential multi-million windfall for the state.

11 hours ago in Local

ALPLM Free for Lincoln’s Birthday

FILE - In this Feb. 10, 2012 file photo, school students enter the "White House" as a life-size Abraham Lincoln replica stands outside, while touring the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in Springfield, Ill. The chairman of the foundation behind the Library and Museum says fundraising is drying up because of tensions between library directors and the state agency that oversees it.

It's President Abraham Lincoln's birthday, and officials with the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum are unquestionably celebrating.