Podcasts: Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch Podcasts

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Springfield Ward 3 Alderman Doris Turner

Turner joins WTAX’s Alex Degman to discuss lack of action on a proposal to settle a portion of the police document shredding incident between the city and Calvin Christian III.

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State Reps. Rich Brauer, Raymond Poe on Pension Reform

Tuesday’s Morning Newswatch revisited excerpts of conversations between Poe, Brauer and WTAX’s Ray Lytle.

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Illinois Policy Institute: Pension Deal is a Bad Deal

Kristina Rasmussen joins WTAX’s Alex Degman to talk about what she says is a bad deal for Illinois.

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It’s “Giving Tuesday” — How Can You Help Locally?

Tiffany Simmons, Exec. Director of the Community Child Care Connection, joins WTAX’s Alex Degman to explain.

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State Rep. Elaine Nekritz (D-Northbrook)

Nekritz joins WTAX’s Alex Degman, filling in for Bob Murray, to talk about the pension reform legislation likely to get a vote Tuesday.

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WTAX’s Bob Murray talks with Cathy Schwartz

Muni Season passes are available for Holiday Giving!!

Traditional English roast with Yorkshire pudding & summer veg

Our Weekly Health Segment!!

Eat Smart before and at Holiday Parties.

Recent Headlines

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Springfield Aldermen Want to Keep Pay Flat

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The Springfield City Council doesn't think it, or other elected officials, should get pay raises.

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Rail “Flyover” Planned Between Stanford & I-72, Though Work Still Years Away

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The planning to alleviate a major freight rail traffic bottleneck is wrapping up.

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Appellate Court Agrees AFSCME Workers Owed Money

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An Illinois appellate court has ruled that back wages owed thousands of state government workers from 2011 to 2013 must be paid.

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Boys and Girls Club Awarded Grant

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Facility was close to shutting its door a few years ago

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Man Arrested for Domestic Stabbing

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A Springfield man is in jail following a stabbing early Tuesday morning on Stevenson Dr.