Podcasts

Focus – 7/6
Focus – 7/6

Guests:  Anna McFarland from the Central Illinois Community Blood center on summer blood donations, Paul Palazzolo talks about how to grow Springfield as a future mayoral candidate. Dr. Jason Pierceson from UIS on the Supreme Court’s decision on Hobby Lobby, Alderman Cory Jobe on the city’s contract extension with Comcast, and WTAX’s Kirk Farah on future plans for the Bel Aire Motel. Show Date: July 6, 2014

Recent Headlines

in Local

Woman Accused of Fatal Accident Wants New Attorney

ANDREA LITTLE 102052

Andrea Little had been expected to plead guilty.

in Local

Federal Grand Jury Indicts 2 Decatur Residents

jail

Two Decatur residents have been charged by a federal grand jury in Springfield.

in Local

House Fails to Override Veto of Union-Backed Bill

rauner

The House voted 68-34 to override Rauner's veto of the bill. It needed 71 votes to become law.

in Local

Child Care Assistance Program Changes Fail By One Vote

local_news_generic

A plan to restore state-subsidized child care assistance for low-income working parents has failed by one vote in the Illinois House.

in Local

Peoria Settles With Man Who Parodied Mayor on Twitter

twitter

The city of Peoria will pay $125,000 to a man whose home was raided after he created a Twitter account to parody the mayor.

in Local

Legionnaires’ Deaths Increase

Quincy VA Home

State officials are reporting six new cases of Legionnaires' disease at a state veterans home where seven residents have already died.