Podcasts: Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch Podcasts

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It’s Time for Something New

Hey, responsible budgeting could happen! Right? Right…?

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Ward 2 Alderman Gail Simpson Previews Funding for Stanford Ave.

The first phase of a multi-phase project to extend Stanford Ave. to Dirksen Parkway is up for discussion Tuesday.

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Chatham Village President Tom Gray Responds

Gray doesn’t plan to ask McCord, Holden to resign.

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Chatham Trustee Clayton: Remove Water Commissioner!

Clayton wants commissioner and trustee who handles water issues out.

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Epileptic Illinois Children Will Get Access to “CBD” on Jan. 1

Children still won’t be able to smoke marijuana.

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The Interview is Out — Now What?

The Wall Street Journal This Morning explores what’s next.

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The Media Community in Springfield is a Strong One.

Alex Degman takes a few minutes to thank his direct competitor for taking time to remember Bob Murray, the long-time fixture in central Illinois media who died in February 2014.

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Springfield Budget Director Bill McCarty

McCarty joins WTAX’s Alex Degman to talk about upcoming budget discussions for FY 2016.

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St. Louis Co. Police Chief Jon Belmar

Belmar briefs reporters Wednesday morning on an overnight incident in Berkeley.

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Rabbi Mike Datz — An Interfaith Breakfast on Christmas Morning

Datz joins WTAX’s Alex Degman to talk about the 11th annual Interfaith Breakfast at Springfield’s Temple B’rith Sholom.

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Flash Index: Illinois Economic Growth Consistent

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By the numbers, some of them, anyway, Illinois' economic growth is consistent.

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Debt, ID Theft Top Complaints Received by AG’s Office

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Those have sat at numbers 1 and 2 on the list of most common complaints from Illinois consumers for seven straight years.

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WICS Personalities Fight; Disappear From Website

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Employment status of Vince DeMentri, Garret Brnger, unclear.

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Quinn’s Pension: $137k Annually

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Former Gov. Pat Quinn receives a state pension of just less than $11,400 a month

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Butler Sworn in Tuesday, Ready for Challenges

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Tim Butler moves from behind the scenes in politics to the front line Tuesday.