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Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch

Jonestown Survivor Deborah Layton

Layton, who escaped Jonestown and filed the affidavit that led to the 1970′s investigation, is speaking Wednesday at Lincoln Land Community College’s Springfield campus at 1:00.

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Springfield Mayor Mike Houston

The mayor joins WTAX’s Alex Degman to discuss city council action, the majority of which revolved around the 3 year contract not to exceed $3.75 million with NAPA, which will manage parts for the city’s vehicle fleet.

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U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin

Durbin appeared on Tuesday’s Morning Newswatch to discuss an array of topic.

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genHkids Has a New Executive Director

Jen Dillman joins WTAX’s Alex Degman to talk about her new role with the organization.

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Ward 5 Alderman Sam Cahnman

Cahnman joins WTAX’s Alex Degman to talk about the NAPA deal, which has some new revisions thanks to a glance by Corporation Counsel Todd Greenburg.

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A Brief History of Tax Day

Kenneth C. Davis, author of the “Don’t Know Much” series of history books, joined CBS News to take a closer look at the origins and complexity of America’s tax system.

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Sen. Rand Paul is Walking a Fine Line

The WSJ This Morning explores.

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The Latest on the Ukraine Crisis

The Wall Street Journal this morning talks live with a reporter stationed in Ukraine.

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Change Those Passwords…Maybe

Heartbleed is an internet security bug that could lead to your information being compromised. University of Illinois Springfield’s Information Technology Services Clayton Belott talks about it with Joey. Check out this site to see which passwords are safe to change http://mashable.com/2014/04/09/heartbleed-bug-websites-affected/

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The Samsund Galaxy S5 Here!

Joey talks with tech journalist Larry Maggid about the new Samsung Galaxy S5 which is on sale now.

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Police Investigate Southtown Shooting; Accident at Dirksen & South Grand

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Springfield Police are investigating a couple of east side incidents they say might be related.

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Bel-Aire Motel a “Chronic Nuisance?” Not Necessarily.

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Slapping the Bel-Aire Motel with "chronic nuisance" violations could be easier said than done.

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Bomb Squad Investigation into Springfield IED Begins

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The Secretary of State Police Bomb Squad has a daunting task on its hands -- gather information about a pipe bomb it nearly destroyed to prevent it from exploding.

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Standoff Near Pana Injures Police Officer; Kills Gunman

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Several law enforcement agencies responded to what was a standoff near Pana in rural Christian County.

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IPI: Illinois Pension Funding = Problematic

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The right-leaning “free market” advocacy group Illinois Policy Institute says new standards from GASB – the Government Accounting Standards Board – magnify the problem.