Podcasts: Weekend Newswatch Podcasts

Weekend Newswatch Podcasts

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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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Entertainment with the Illinois Times — 11/30/13

Alex Degman and Anita Stienstra run down some of this weekend’s entertainment options.

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A Nuclear Deal with Iran — Analysis from CBS News

CBS News Correspondent Dan Raviv provides a wrap up of progress in Iran over the past couple of weeks.

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SHG Cyclones Extend Friendship to Grid-Iron Foes

Fans of SHG and area hotels extend a helping hand to storm victims in Washington IL ahead of their playoff game

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Business News for the Springfield Area November 23

WTAXs Alex Degman visits with Brant Mackey of the Springfield Business Journal

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Turkey and the Fixin’s Questions and Answers

Help with your Thanksgiving Meal is just a phone call or mouse click away

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Springfield Commemorates 150th Anniversary of Gettysburg Address

Alex Degman talks with the Illinois Historic Preservation Agency’s Chris Wills about the events going on through Nov. 24 to commemorate one of Abraham Lincoln’s greatest speeches.

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Hundreds Turn Out in Chatham to Talk Water

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Complaints about water quality in Chatham pour in

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Some Want Rail Crossing “Quiet Zones”

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3rd Street corridor too noisy for some residents

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Lincoln Library Receives Sizable Gift

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Estate of local icon provides large gift to public library for upgrades

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Topinka Honored, Remembered in Memorial Service

FILE - In this Nov. 3, 2002 file photo, Illinois state Treasurer Judy Baar Topinka participates in a Republican campaign rally in Springfield, Ill. Topinka, who won a second term for state comptroller in November 2014, died early Wednesday morning, Dec. 10, 2014, less than 24 hours after having a stroke, according to her office. She was 70. Topinka previously served three terms as Illinois state treasurer, was a former Illinois GOP chairwoman and ran for governor in 2006.

Friends, family, and politicians bid their final farewell to Judy Baar Topinka.

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Deliberations Begin in IDPH Grant Fraud Case

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A federal jury has started deliberating on whether a Chicago businessman and his wife stole $3.4 million they received in Illinois state grant funds.