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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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Springfield Police Lt. Don Mumaw on NY shootings

Joey talks with Springfield Police Lt.Don Mumaw on reaction here to the shootings of two New York City police officers over the weekend.

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Legislation Surfaces to “Fix” This Year’s State Budget

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A bill for fund sweeps to fix the state budget now is in play in the legislature.

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Illinois Delegation Reacts to Netanyahu

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Durbin attended out of respect to Jews; Schakowsky boycotted

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More Testimony about School Funding

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Manar airs out new SB 1

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Libri Retires; Last Day as Circuit Clerk March 31

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First elected in 1996 following one term as auditor

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Springfield Public Schools Look at Financing Options

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Springfield Public Schools is putting a plan in place if state budget cuts end up meaning cutting at least two state aid payments.