Podcasts: Weekend Newswatch Podcasts

Weekend Newswatch Podcasts

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Springfield Business Journal Report — 03/29/14

WTAX’s Kirk Farah talks with SBJ Associate Editor Scott Faingold.

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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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Member of Jesse White Tumblers Shot

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.