Podcasts: Weekend Newswatch Podcasts

Weekend Newswatch Podcasts

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Entertainment with The Illinois Times

Entertainment calendar for the week of 7/12/14

Taste of Downtown 2014

Taste of Springfield

Taste of Springfield is set for July 11-12 in Downtown Springfield, Il.


Thoroughly Modern Millie at the Legacy Theatre

Remaining shows of Thoroughly Modern Millie at the Legacy Theater in Springfield June 28-29.


Springfield Business Journal Report

Springfield Business Journal Report 6/28/14

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Entertainment with The Illinois Times

Entertainment with The Illinois Times 6/28/14


Springfield Civic Garden Club Flower Show

Springfield Civic Garden Club hosting a standard flower show June 27-28 on LLCC’s campus.


Operation Kidsafe Virden, IL 06/21/2014

Operation Kidsafe founder Mark Bott joins WTAX Weekend Newswatch host Cheri Ballinger to discuss the Operation Kidsafe event in Virden, IL Saturday June 21st.

Springfield Business Journal

Springfield Business Journal Report

Michelle Higgenbotham & Alex Degman discuss the July SBJ issue.

illinois times

Entertainment with The Illinois Times

Anita Stienstra & Alex Degman discuss all the music, theater, and other events happening locally and in the area this weekend and in the week ahead.

Springfield Business Journal

Springfield Business Journal Report 06/14/2014

SBJ contributor and Delano Law Firm attorney Tom Pavlik joins WTAX’s Alex Degman to talk about local business.

Recent Headlines

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Member of Jesse White Tumblers Shot

Murdered Chicago teen a member of Jesse White Tumblers.

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Durbin Weighs In on Senate Proposal to Revoke NFL Non-Profit Status


Dick Durbin says he's still deciding on the U.S. Senate proposal that would revoke the NFL's non-profit designation.

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Rauner Tells GOP Not to Expect Favors if He is Elected

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.

Republican candidate for Illinois governor Bruce Rauner says he won't offer any patronage jobs to GOP members if he wins.

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Illinois Awards $25.8M in Health Outreach Grants


Most of the same Illinois organizations that helped consumers sign up for insurance in the first year of the Affordable Care Act will receive additional funding for a second year.

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Quinn: No Point in Plan B for Pension Overhaul


Amid signals that Illinois' pension overhaul could be found unconstitutional, Gov. Pat Quinn argued Friday that it makes no sense to develop a contingency plan.