Podcasts: Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch Podcasts

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V.P. Biden in the Ukraine

Joey talks with Mike Lyons of CBS News on Vice President Joe Biden’s visit with officials in Kiev.

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Boston Marathon

Heather Bosch from CBS Radio News joins Joey to talk about the Boston Marathon on year after the bombs.

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Springfield Gambling

Ward 6 Alderman Cory Jobe Joins Joey to discuss a new ordinance that would slow the number of new gaming parlors in Springfield.

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Women’s Power Lunch Against Cancer

Joey speaks with the keynote speaker at the 5th Annual Women’s Power Lunch Against Cancer, Kathleen Passanisi

Weekend Newswatch

Sangamon County Mumps

Joey talks with the Director of the Sangamon County Department of Public Health Jim Stone about a spike in mumps cases in the county.

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The Big Shred

Bill McMahon from Local First Springfield joins Joey to talk about how you can get rid of all of those documents you have been wanting to shred, all at one this weekend in the Salvation Army’s parking lot at 9th and Washington withe the “Big Shred!”

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Sen. Dale Righter on School Funding

State Senator Dale Righter joins Joey to talk about the school funding bill.

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Sherman Mayor Trevor Clatfelter

Clatfelter joins WTAX’s Alex Degman to talk about future road work and a plan to pay for it.

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.

Recent Headlines

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Springfield Fire Captain Arrested for Wielding Gun

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The Menard County Sheriff's office says a Springfield Fire Department captain has been arrested for carrying a shotgun into a rural Athens home and threatening residents.

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State Attorney General Warns Against Immigration Scammers

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Lisa Madigan's office warns those applying for deportation relief to be on the lookout for scammers posing as Notarios.

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Cullerton Helps Veterans Transition to Civilian Life

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HJR 91 helps returning veterans transition back to civilian life.

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New Lincoln Exhibit Opens Today at Presidental Museum & Library

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New exhibit celebrates 150th anniversary of Lincoln's death and 10th anniversary of ALPLM.

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Court Date Set to Determine State Retiree Healthcare Refunds

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The state will refund money to about 75,000 state retirees who've been paying a portion of their pensions for health insurance.