Podcasts: Weekend Newswatch Podcasts

Weekend Newswatch Podcasts

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“Spotlight on Ice” is this weekend at the Nelson Center

WTAX’s Alex Degman talks to Monica Polistina of the Springfield Figure Skating Club to talk about Spotlight on Ice.

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Entertainment with the Illinois Times — 3/29/14

WTAX’s Kirk Farah sits down with IT Calendar Editor Anita Stienstra to talk about what there is to do this weekend.

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Springfield Public Works Director Mark Mahoney

Mahoney joins WTAX’s Alex Degman to preview some major construction projects coming up this season, one of which gets underway Monday.

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Springfield Business Journal Report — 03/22/2014

WTAX’s Kirk Farah talks with Michelle Higginbotham of the SBJ for this week’s segment.

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The 7th Annual Kidsfest

Capitol Radio Group and CEFCU present the 7th annual Kidsfest, Saturday March 22nd from 10am to 4pm.

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Entertainment with the Illinois Times — 03/22/2014

WTAX’s Kirk Farah and IT Calendar Editor Anita Stienstra run down the weekend’s entertainment options. Catch Entertainment with the IT Saturday mornings after the 7:00 news.

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Entertainment Calendar with the Illinois Times 3/15

As Kirk Farah says…If you’re bored, you’re not looking hard enough.

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Spring has Sprung! Get Out and Enjoy the Parks

Springfield Park District Derek Harms joined Kirk Farah on the Weekend NewsWatch 3/15 to talk about the new opportunities to…

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Zoning Dispute Between City & Transitional Houses for Parolees 3/8

It has been a hot-button issue for some Springfield residents as an operator of temporary housing for parolees battles it…

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Quinn: Tighter Controls On Medicaid Payouts

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Illinois has been paying for Medicaid services for dead people

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Democrats: State Central Committee Organizational Meeting

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Illinois Democratic Party Holds Organizational Meeting Tuesday

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Republican GOP Elects New Members

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Six of seven GOP Committee members replaced

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Illinois Governor Grants 43 Clemency Requests

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CHICAGO (AP) — Gov. Pat Quinn has taken action on about 100 clemency petitions, granting 43 and denying 65. Quinn…

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Illinois Obtains No Child Left Behind Waiver

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Illinois has obtained a waiver from some parts of federal No Child Left Behind education law.