Podcasts: Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Weekend Newswatch

What will happen to The Autism Program (TAP)?

Joey talks with Mark Schmidt spokesperson for The Autism Program (TAP) about what will happen to the families served by the program now that Governor Rauner has suspended fundeing for the rest of this fiscal year and plans to eliminate $4.3 million dollars for TAP for next year.

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The next step in the Boston Marathon bombing trial

A guilty verdict has been returned on all 30 counts in the Boston Marathon bombing trial.

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Jim Langfelder on his win for Mayor of Springfield

Joey talks with the newly elected Mayor of Springfield Jim Langfelder about his win.

Weekend Newswatch

Ralph Hanauer on his election win

Ralph Hanauer defeated Phil Chiles in ward 10 last night. Joey along with Ben Yount from Illinois Watchdog, and Ray Lytle from afternoons here on WTAX talked about his win on election night.

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Chuck Redpath on last night’s election

Chuck Redpath joined Joey McLaughlin, Ray Lytle and Ben Yount from Illinois Watchdog after his win and election to the City Council.

Sangamon County Clerk Don Gray on election day

Joey chats with Sangamon County Clerk about any issues voters might have, and how to remedy them on this election day.

Morning Newswatch

School Superintendent Jennifer Gill on the 186 board meeting

Joey talks with School Superintendent Jennifer Gill on the 186 board meeting and school funding.

Weekend Newswatch

Lactation consultant talks about buying breast milk online

A new study shows that breast milk bought online could be tainted. Joey talks with Dietition and certified lactation consultant Melissa Nicol with the SIU School of Medicine about it.

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The Iranian framework agreement

There is new pressure on Western powers for specific details about the framework agreement to contain Iran’s nuclear ambitions.

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Springfield mayoral candidate Paul Palazzolo

Joey talks with Paul Palazzolo, candidate for mayor of Springfield about the closing days of the election, CWLP and the 11th Street extension.

Recent Headlines

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Judge Makes Ruling in Drowning Death Civil Suit

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A judge has clarified what the family of a Springfield drowning victim will receive after a jury in February said the city acted recklessly when the teen died in 2007.

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Study: Illinois High in Political Corruption

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Illinois remains No. 3 in the nation when it comes to political corruption.

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Budget “Circus” Continues Inside Capitol

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The Illinois Senate made a number of moves on a state budget.

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Sugary Drink Tax Still in Play, Says Advocate

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A sugary drink tax is still in the mix at the Capitol.

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New Proposal to Take ALPLM Away from Historic Preservation Agency

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.

Lawmakers will proceed with making the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum its own entity.