Podcasts: Weekend Newswatch Podcasts

Weekend Newswatch Podcasts

Il Walk For Children

Illinois Children’s Walk

Illinois Children’s Walk 06/07/2014

illinois times

Entertainment with the Illinois Times 05/31/14

Alex Degman and Anita Stienstra discuss local entertainment and things to in Springfield.

Springfield Business Journal

Springfield Business Journal 05/31/2014

Kirk Farah and Michelle Higgenbotham discuss the current issue of The Springfield Business Journal

53rd Annual Thomas Rees Memorial Carillon Festival

Cheri Ballinger and Head Carilloneur Robin Austin discuss the Carillon Festival June 4 -8 in Washington Park in Springfield.

Dusty Brackett, executive producer, director, and writer of The Law of Men

Rally Against Domestic Violence

Springfield Activist and film maker Dusty Brackett joins WTAX Weekend Newswatch host Cheri Ballinger to spread awareness about domestic violence.

illinois times

Entertainment with the Illinois Times 05/17/2014

Alex Degman and Anita Stienstra discuss events and things to do in the Springfield Area 05/17/14

Springfield Business Journal

Springfield Business Journal 05/17/2014

Springfield Business Journal’s Michelle Higgenbotham joins WTAX’s Alex Degman to discuss the upcoming June issue

Springfield Pridefest

Springfield Pridefest 05/17/2014

4th annual Pridefest in Springfield organized by the Phoenix Center

Lincoln Memorial Gardens

Lincoln Memorial Gardens 8K Trail Run & Kids Fun Run

Lincoln Memorial Gardens upcoming 8K Trail Run and Kids Fun Run on Saturday, May 17.


History Comes Alive 05/10/2014

History Comes Alive in Springfield, IL 05/10/2014

Recent Headlines

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DeWitt Co. Settlement OK’d in Dispute to Put Toxic Waste Over Aquifer


DeWitt county has approved a settlement with a landfill company.

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Kankakee Co. Sheriff Describes Security Lapses that led to Inmate Escape


Sheriff Tim Bukowski says investigators found no inmate count had been done.

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House Approves Springfield High Speed Rail Oversight Act

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An attempt to make sure fair hiring practices are implemented on Springfield's high speed rail 10th street consolidation project is moving forward.

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Rauner Admin. Plans $106 Million in Medicaid Cuts


Cuts to Medicaid will make up about one-third of the $300 million in spending reductions by Gov. Bruce Rauner's office

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Butler: Future of $26M in Social Service Funding Unknown

Budget Cuts

State Representative Tim Butler says who knows if that $26 million Governor Bruce Rauner is holding from a number of state social service programs will be restored or not.