Podcasts: Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Morning Newswatch Podcasts

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Vegas Shooting

Disturbing violence in broad daylight in Las Vegas, the attack in Karachi Pakistan and the latest on General Motors from Gordon Deal.

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Is Your Teen Working this Summer?

Just because your teenager doesn’t have a job this summer, doesn’t mean they can’t earn a few bucks.

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Chef Curtis Aikens

The Food Networks Chef Curtis Aikens joins joey to discuss his appearance in Springfield next week.

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Sangamon Auditorium Season

Sangamon Auditorium announced it’s new season this week. Director of the auditorium Bob Vaughn stopped by to talk about it some challenging shows this season.

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Dog Park

The Washington Park Dog Park group is looking at a new location and working with the Franklin Park Neighborhood Association.Karen Hoelzer talks about the changes with Joey.

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Mike Lyons of CBS on Sgt. Bergdahl

Mike Lyons with CBS Radio News talks with joey on the latest with Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, the U.S. soldier that was swapped for Taliban detainees.

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I-55 Reconstruction

Illinois Department of Transportation engineer Roger Driscoll gives Joey on the latest on the long term plans of the reconstruction of I-55 around Springfield.

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Prisoner Swapping and the Obama Administration

A classified briefing has been held for senators who are unhappy with how president Obama handled the release of sergeant Bowe Bergdahl, afraid of setting a bad precedent.

Ask the Mayor — June 4, 2014

Springfield Mayor Mike Houston joins WTAX’s Alex Degman to talk about the city’s inspector general, the never-ending NAPA contract and potential uses for the Bel-Aire Motel… if it can be sold.

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Sherman Mayor Trevor Clatfelter

Clatfelter joins WTAX’s Alex Degman to talk about the village’s video gambling extension, and how its public infrastructure fared in the wake of heavy thunderstorms.

Recent Headlines

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Measure Banning Electronic Cigarettes for Minors Passes Legislature

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Vaping's not for kids. At least, that's what Illinois lawmakers say.

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Lawmakers Could Consider “Turnaround Agenda” Items Wednesday

Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner delivers his inauguration address Monday, Jan. 12, 2015, in Springfield, Ill., after being sworn in as Illinois' 42nd governor.

Proposals addressing workers compensation, changes to the civil legal system and a freeze on properties taxes are on the agenda today in Senate committees.

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Sparks Fly as House Moves $36.3 Billion Spending Plan

Illinois Speaker of the House Michael Madigan, D-Chicago, talks from the speakers podium in the House chambers Tuesday, May 13, 2014, in Springfield Ill. The Illinois Legislature resumes work toward its end of May deadline.

Budget bills are moving out of the Illinois House and are being prepared for floor action in the Senate.

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Fulgenzi, Langfelder Continue to Address Liquor License Voting Concerns

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"It is what it is, and we have to make sure it works."

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SMTD Votes to Cut Routes, Including State Fair Service

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The Springfield Mass Transit District will be doing away with several routes that officials say are unused, in just a month's time.