Podcasts: Weekend Newswatch Podcasts

Weekend Newswatch Podcasts

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Making Resolutions? Think About Volunteering

Plenty of opportunities to help out the community.

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The 10th Annual Holiday Interfaith Breakfast is Coming Up

WTAXs Kirk Farah visited with Michael Datz,the rabbi at Temple B’rith  Sholom and Les Eastep, volunteer to talk about this…

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The Latest in Area Business News with the Springfield Business Journal

WTAXs Alex Degman visits with the SBJs Brant Mackey

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Entertainment Calendar with the Illinois Times

Entertainment options for the week of December 15th.

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Pearl Harbor Remembered

A solemn ceremony will be held Saturday December 7 at the DAV Club on Lake Springfield to remember those who…

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Springfield’s Christmas Parade

David Pickett with Springfield Jaycees gives Kirk Farah the details on this year’s parade taking place on Saturday December 7

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Holiday Happenings in Springfield Courtesy of the Illinois Times

Anita Steinstra with the IT makes her weekly visit with Kirk Farah for a run-down on entertainment options for the…

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I-55, Stevenson Drive Interchange to be Reconfigured

Roger Driskell, IDOT highway engineer talked to Kirk Farah about the planned upgrade of this busy interchange.

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The Springfield Business Journal Report — 11/30/13

It’s time for the December issue of the SBJ — Alex Degman and Brant Mackey talk about it plus give a rundown of the week’s business news.

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Medical Marijuana Applications Posted for Business

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Applications for medical marijuana begins September 2 for patients, September 8 for dispensaries.

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Illinois Museum to Display 1916 Military Equipment

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Military equipment from 1916 to be on display starting September 6.

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Reaction to IDNR’s Long-Awaited Fracking Rules Proposal

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One expert laments the length of time it took DNR to write the rules, which he says are too restrictive. Meanwhile, another expert says she'll have to see what the rules are before she calls them restrictive.

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Vallas Says Rauner’s Budget Plan Will Take $$ From Education

Illinois Republican gubernatorial candidate businessman Bruce Rauner participates in a Republican gubernatorial candidate debate Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014, in Springfield, Ill. The four Republican gubernatorial candidates said that they’ll be willing to work with unions if elected but differed on how to approach the relationship during a downstate debate that largely focused on pension reform, taxes and just briefly on personal issues that have dogged some of the candidates.

Quinn campaign says Rauner plan will cost education $4 billion.