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Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch

Ameren Illinois Upgrades

Joey talks with Marcelyn Love on Ameren Illinois about ongoing infrastructure upgrades to gas lines in the Springfield area.

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2 Star General Dead in Afghanistan

An Afghan soldier killed a two star U.S. army general when he opened fire on a group of western military officers yesterday.

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Gaza Strip

A fragile sense of calm has crept into parts of Gaza today after Israel and Hamas agreed to a 72 hour cease fire.

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American Ebola Patients

There is no approved vaccine or treatment for the deadly Ebola disease that has killed almost 900 people in West Africa. Now there is word that two Americans were infected with the disease were treated with an experimental drug that has not been evaluated for safety, or approved for use in humans.

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Kirk Farah goes Redneck Fishin’

Kirk Farah sits down with Alex Degman and the two discuss this weekend’s Redneck Fishin’ Tournament in Bath.

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Another Cease Fire Between Israel/Hamas

Gordon Deal of the WSJ This Morning brings us up to speed.

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A New Survey: What do Sangamon County residents think of their neighborhoods?

Many Sangamon County residents surveyed like where they live.

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Ward 6 Alderman Cory Jobe

What’s next for the Bel Aire Motel?

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Springfield Ward 5 Alderman Sam Cahnman

Cahnman talks about ward maps and pensions.

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Stuff the Bus is This Weekend!

Paul Wappel, Community Relations Director for Horace Mann, joins WTAX’s Alex Degman to talk about this weekend’s event to benefit Springfield School District 186.

Recent Headlines

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Lawmaker Introduces Measure to Cut GA, Officer Salaries

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An Illinois lawmaker has introduced legislation that would cut the pay of elected officeholders by 10 percent.

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Portions of MacArthur Blvd. Closed due to Sewer Cave In

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Portions of southbound MacArthur Blvd. are down to one lane due to a sewer cave in.

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Two Men Arrested, Charged in Springfield Armed Robbery

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Two men accused of an armed robbery in the Springfield PetSmart parking lot have been arrested.

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Man Found Shot on East Edwards

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Springfield Police are investigating what could be the city's second homicide of the year.

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Republicans React to Free Community College Plan

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Agreed: College must be more affordable