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Weekend Newswatch

Morning Brief – Sen. Menendez, California water and Indiana religious freedom law

A federal grand jury has indicted New Jersey Senator Bob Menendez on corruption charges, the California water crisis and the Indiana religious freedom law.

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Ask the Mayor — April 1, 2015

Ask the Mayor airs the first Wednesday of each month at 8:00 a.m.

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WAND News Director Tai Takahashi — A Springfield Mayoral Debate

Join WTAX, WAND-TV and the Citizens Club of Springfield for a mayoral debate this Thursday at Noon.

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Tammy Duckworth v. Mark Kirk?

Ben Yount of IllinoisWatchdog.org joins Alex Degman to talk about the potential race

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UIS Political Science Professor Jason Pierceson — Indiana’s Religious Freedom Law

Pierceson joins Alex Degman to talk about differences between Indiana’s law and a similar law already in place in Illinois.

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Ward 6 Alderman Cory Jobe — Food Trucks

Jobe joins Alex Degman to talk about an ordinance he’s actually amending, and could amend further, to restrict where food trucks can operate in relation to brick-and-mortar restaurants.

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State Senator Sam McCann on the 2015 budget agreement

Joey talks with State Senator Sam McCann about filling the $1.6 billion budget hole for fiscal year 2015.

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Did the Germanwings co-pilot suffer from depression?

Joey talks with CBS Radio News Aviation Analyst Mark Rosenker about the latest into the investigation into the co-pilot of Germanwings Flight 9525.

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Germanwings Flight 9525 investigation continues

In the past 24 hours the investigation of the Gremanwings flight that crashed in the French Alps has shifted from mechanical or technical failure to the co-pilot Andreas Lubitz.

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Jordan Abudayyeh on tonight’s mayoral debate

Joey talks with Jordan Abudayyeh about the debate tonight between mayoral candidates Jim Langelder and Paul Palazzolo. It starts at 6:00PM and you can hear it here on WTAX and watch it on NewsChannel 20.

Recent Headlines

19 hours ago in Local

New Director Named to ALPLM

FILE - In this Feb. 10, 2012 file photo, school students enter the "White House" as a life-size Abraham Lincoln replica stands outside, while touring the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in Springfield, Ill. The chairman of the foundation behind the Library and Museum says fundraising is drying up because of tensions between library directors and the state agency that oversees it.

Governor Rauner announces two new appointees, one to the Lincoln Presidential Museum and Library.

23 hours ago in Local

Qik-N-Ez Robbery Suspect in Arrested

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Cody Desilva was found with two other subjects in a car on 4th Street early Saturday morning. The other two persons were released.

2 days ago in Local

Multiple Accident Ties Up Traffic: Police Cite Driver With Medical Emergency

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A multiple accident ties up traffic in Springfield during morning rush hour.

2 days ago in Local

Home Health Care Advocates Beg Governor Rauner To Keep Overtime

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Advocates of Home Health Care push for Governor Rauner to reconsider banning overtime

2 days ago in Local

Springfield-Based Ag Manufacturer Takes Over Utah Company

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A Springfield-based agriculture products manufacturer is on the move once again to expand its portfolio.