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Morning Newswatch Podcasts

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What’s up with Bitcoin?

Bitcoin has been in the news lately. Dr. Vickie Cook Director of Center for Online Learning, Research and Services at UIS joins Joey to talk about Bitcoin., what it is, and where it’s going.

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Lincoln Land Community College

Lynn Whalen from LLCC talks with Joey about campus visit day coming up on Monday the 3rd.

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Food, Glorious Food!

Joey talks with Jennifer Tirey about the Illinois Products Expo happening at the Orr Building on the State Fair Grounds this weekend.

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Memories of Bob Murray with Michelle Eccles and Gus Gordon

Gus Gordon from the Hoogland Center for the Arts and former WTAX News and Program Director Michell Eccles join Joey to remember Bob.

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Memories of Bob Murry with Raymond Poe and Mayor Houston

State Representative Raymond Poe and Springfield Mayor Mike Houston join Joey to talk about Bob.

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Memories of Bob Murray with Ron Rector

Former WAND Sports Director Ron Rector joins Joey to remember Bob.

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Memories of Bob Murray with Lee Davis

Joey visits with former chief meteorologist at WAND-TV Lee Davis.

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It’s Almost Tax Time!

Sue Hofer form the Illinois Department of Revenue talks taxes with Joey McLaughlin….are yours done yet?

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Are Allergies Killing School Snacktime?

Michelle Eccles from Horace Mann joins Joey to talk about new research about how teachers are dealing with allergies when it comes to school treats.

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Springfield City Budget

Springfield’s Office of Budget and Management Director Bill McCarty talks with Joey about the ongoing Springfield budget process.

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Mayoral Candidates Debate on WTAX — And Ask Each Other Questions

3-26-15 Mayoral Debate

Minimum wage, right to work zones, and other questions were posed.

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Springfield Opens New Park

3-26-15 Playground

Children wasted no time Thursday morning running to play in the new "Bounties of Nature" playground at Center Park in Springfield, once it officially opened.

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Legislature Passes Budget Fix, Governor Says He’ll Sign

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The Illinois Legislature has approved a plan ending weeks of negotiations over plugging a $1.6 billion hole in this year's state budget.

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Schock Leaves Congress with “Humility, Sadness”

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Congressman Aaron Schock says he is leaving Congress with sadness and humility.

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National Guard Talks More About Guardsman Accused of Terrorism

3-26-15 National Guard

An Illinois National Guard soldier is one of two people arrested for allegedly providing support to ISIS.