Podcasts: Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch Podcasts

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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.

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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.

Recent Headlines

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Southern Illinois Town Investigating Suspicious Fires

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Historical building gutted by fire Friday night.

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Helpful Hints for Healthful Superbowl Snacking

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MMC Registered Dietician Christina Rollins has ideas to slim down Superbowl snacks.

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Accountability of Charter Schools in Illinois Raises Questions

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A new report alleges fraud up to $27 million.

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Illinois State Police Urge Caution on Roads

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Illinois State Police say it's best to slow down and leave plenty of room between vehicles on the roads today.

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Illinois Basketball Museum to Open in Pontiac

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A museum dedicated to Illinois basketball glory will open to fans by 2016.