Podcasts: Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch Podcasts

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Grower of the Week

He talks with WTAX’s Bob Murray

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New Legal Services for the Poor

Bishop Thomas John Paprocki of the Springfield Catholic Diocese has announced a new service.

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Imminent Deal in Washington?

Gordon Deal from the WSJ This Morning, which airs from 4 to 5:30 weekday mornings, offers a wrap up of Monday’s action in the nation’s capital.

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Ray Lytle Chats with Jim Watson

The executive director of the Illinois Petroleum Council talks about why Springfield gas prices are higher than they are in most metro areas in the state… most, that is, except Chicago.

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CUB’s Jim Chilsen: Illinoisans Could Save on Utilities This Winter

Chilsen joins WTAX’s Alex Degman to talk about steps you can take to save money… some of it you might already do.

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The Mary Bryant Home for the Blind’s Annual Fundraiser

The Chili/Soup Fundraiser is this Friday starting at 11 a.m.

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The Illinois State Military Museum’s Stewart Reeve

Reeve joins WTAX’s Dave Dahl to talk about how the museum is faring during the shutdown, plus previews some upcoming exhibits.

Recent Headlines

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Higher Speed Limits Expanding to Tollroads: Senate Overrides Vetoes

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The Illinois Senate has overridden the governor's vetoes of bills raising speed limits in Illinois.

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Supreme Court Decision: Illinois May Have To Set Up Its Own Website

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Illinois may have to set up its own insurance webpage because of U.S. Supreme Court's ruling on Affordable Care Act.

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Governor-Elect Rauner Prepares To Take Reins of Illinois’ Government

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Governor-Elect Bruce Rauner busies himself with plans for taking reins of Illinois' government.

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Heroin Kills: Man Sentenced To 24 Years For Dealing Lethal Drug

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A Pekin man is given 24 years in prison for selling heroin that prosecutors say killed at least three people.

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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.