Podcasts: Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch Podcasts

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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.

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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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Crash Kills Girl, 17

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Springfield teen dies after Riverton crash

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Madigan Files Pension Appeal

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Attorney General Lisa Madigan has filed official notice with the Supreme Court that the state will appeal a ruling that Illinois' landmark pension overhaul is unconstitutional.

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Chicago Couple Sues Aviation Company Over Crash

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A Chicago couple is suing the owner of a small cargo plane that crashed into their home.

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$4.5 Million Headed To Illinois Food Banks; Springfield Included

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The state is giving nearly $4.5 million to eight food banks across Illinois for modernization.