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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.

Weekend Newswatch

Sherman Mayor Trevor Clatfelter

Joey visits with Sherman Mayor Trevor Clatfelter about rebates from TIF funds.

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NY Mayor and police unions halt war of words

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio police unions in the city have agreed to end a war of words until two police officers shot this weekend are laid to rest.

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Group Recommends More Medical Marijuana Treatments

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If you suffer from anxiety or diabetes, medical marijuana won't be for you.

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New Head of Illinois State Fair, DuQuoin State Fair

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There's a new head of both the Illinois State Fair and the DuQuoin State Fair.

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U of I Faculty Concerned About Background Checks

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Faculty members at the University of Illinois are concerned about a new policy expanding employee background checks.

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Madigan Files Suit Over Student Loan Scams

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Madigan's office says the companies violate Illinois law by charging upfront fees to settle debts.

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Lawmakers Hear About Gambling Expansion

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Illinois lawmakers are hearing from gambling officials who say expansion is a good thing.