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Morning Newswatch Podcasts

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It’s Time to Preview the Illinois State Fair

Pam McFarland from the Illinois Department of Agriculture and the Illinois State Fair joins WTAX’s Alex Degman to talk about what’s new this year, what the theme is and who’s coming to the Grandstand.

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Kids College & community Education at LLCC

Joey talks with Jessica Ingold and Jim Grimes with Lincoln Land Community College about upcoming community education classes and summer activities with Kids College.

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V.P. Biden in the Ukraine

Joey talks with Mike Lyons of CBS News on Vice President Joe Biden’s visit with officials in Kiev.

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Boston Marathon

Heather Bosch from CBS Radio News joins Joey to talk about the Boston Marathon on year after the bombs.

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Springfield Gambling

Ward 6 Alderman Cory Jobe Joins Joey to discuss a new ordinance that would slow the number of new gaming parlors in Springfield.

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Women’s Power Lunch Against Cancer

Joey speaks with the keynote speaker at the 5th Annual Women’s Power Lunch Against Cancer, Kathleen Passanisi

Weekend Newswatch

Sangamon County Mumps

Joey talks with the Director of the Sangamon County Department of Public Health Jim Stone about a spike in mumps cases in the county.

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The Big Shred

Bill McMahon from Local First Springfield joins Joey to talk about how you can get rid of all of those documents you have been wanting to shred, all at one this weekend in the Salvation Army’s parking lot at 9th and Washington withe the “Big Shred!”

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Sen. Dale Righter on School Funding

State Senator Dale Righter joins Joey to talk about the school funding bill.

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Sherman Mayor Trevor Clatfelter

Clatfelter joins WTAX’s Alex Degman to talk about future road work and a plan to pay for it.

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Ag Director Is Optimistic about Fair Repairs

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$86 million impact last year

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Police Action Shooting in Lincoln Kills a Man

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State police say he was armed and in an altercation with a woman.

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Juvenile Sentencing Alternative Saves Money, State Says

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$60 million since 2005

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Top GOP Candidates Differ on Immigration Reform

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The top two Republicans on this year’s ballot don’t agree when it comes to immigration reform. The state’s Republican nominee…

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Madigan Re-Elected to Run State Dems; Decision Not Unanimous

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House Speaker Michael Madigan has been elected to his fifth term as chairman of the Illinois Democratic party.