Podcasts: Weekend Newswatch Podcasts

Weekend Newswatch Podcasts

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

illinois times

Entertainment with the Illinois Times 05/10/2014

Entertainment with the Illinois Times 05/10/2014


Springfield Business Journal Report 05/10/2014

Springfield Business Journal Report 05/10/2014


Topic A – Springfield Shootings

Springfield Shootings 5/03/2014

Recent Headlines

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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

5-26-15 John Fulgenzi

"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

5-26-15 SMTD

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

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Springfield Woman Sentenced for Embezzling $400k


A Springfield woman has been sentenced to nearly four years in prison for embezzling more than $400,000 from her former employer.