Podcasts: Weekend Newswatch Podcasts

Weekend Newswatch Podcasts

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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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The Springfield Business Journal Report — 11/16/2013

Brant Mackey and Alex Degman run down the week’s business news.

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Donations Sought to Maintain Auburn’s Ambulance Program

Alex Degman talks with Dave Hallerberg, the secretary treasurer of Auburn’s Ambulance Subscriber Program.

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Entertainment with the Illinois Times — 11/16/13

Alex Degman runs down this weekend’s entertainment options — Anita is out sick with the flu.

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UIS SGA President Aaron Mulvey: Should UIS Change Mascots/Nicknames?

WTAX’s Ted Maguire interviews Mulvey about a series of public hearings for those interested.

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The Salvation Army Kicks Off Their 2013 Tree of Lights Campaign 11/09/13

Major Steven Woodard joins Kirk Farah to talk about why this program is so important

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What’s the Big Deal Over Trans Fats? 11/9/13

Kirk Farah sits down with Registered Dietician¬†Erin Spenner of Memorial Medical Center to talk about the FDA’s plans to eliminate…

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Entertainment News with the Illinois Times 11/9/03

Alex Degman sits down with IT’s Anita Steinstra

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Multiple Accidents on Dirksen Injure Seven, Two Critically

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Two accidents on Dirksen Pkwy. injured seven people, and they were related.

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Public Comments Invited on Rules for Medical Pot

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The proposed rules for medical marijuana are now available for public comment

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Fuzzy Language in Law Could Draw University Employees to Retire Early

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A wrinkle in the pension story in Illinois is the almost immediate retirements of hundreds of university faculty members

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WIU Acknowledged for Arts, Creativity

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Small-town and rural Illinois are not devoid of creativity

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Public’s Help Needed to Identify Vandals

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Vandals scratched vehicles and also used rocks and a BB gun to damage windows on homes between April 7th and 13th.