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Thursday, December 5, 201312/05/2013

Springfield Ward 7 Alderman Joe McMenamin

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McMenamin joins WTAX’s Alex Degman to offer his opinions on the sudden resignation of acting corporation counsel John Mehlick, whom McMenamin has been critical of.

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Thursday, December 5, 201312/05/2013

What’s Going On at City Hall?

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The shakeups continue at Municipal Center West

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Thursday, December 5, 201312/05/2013

The Ray Lytle Show Wednesday December 4 2013

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If you enjoy local news this is a MUST LISTEN SHOW. Guests include dir of communication Nathan Mihelich, Aldermen Cory…

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Wednesday, December 4, 201312/04/2013

Ask the Mayor — 12/04/2013

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Springfield Mayor Mike Houston joins Alex Degman and WTAX’s Kirk Farah for this month’s segment.

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Wednesday, December 4, 201312/04/2013

AFSCME Council 31 Deputy Director Roberta Lynch

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Lynch joins WTAX’s Alex Degman to talk about what she says is a terrible pension deal. Plus, are there parallels between the City of Detroit’s pension crisis and the state of Illinois’?

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Wednesday, December 4, 201312/04/2013

Springfield Ward 3 Alderman Doris Turner

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Turner joins WTAX’s Alex Degman to discuss lack of action on a proposal to settle a portion of the police document shredding incident between the city and Calvin Christian III.

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Tuesday, December 3, 201312/03/2013

The Ray Lytle Show Tuesday December 3 2013

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Barb has another run in with the panhandling girl that spends time on 6th street and invites her to talk…

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Tuesday, December 3, 201312/03/2013

State Reps. Rich Brauer, Raymond Poe on Pension Reform

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Tuesday’s Morning Newswatch revisited excerpts of conversations between Poe, Brauer and WTAX’s Ray Lytle.

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Tuesday, December 3, 201312/03/2013

Illinois Policy Institute: Pension Deal is a Bad Deal

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Kristina Rasmussen joins WTAX’s Alex Degman to talk about what she says is a bad deal for Illinois.

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Tuesday, December 3, 201312/03/2013

It’s “Giving Tuesday” — How Can You Help Locally?

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Tiffany Simmons, Exec. Director of the Community Child Care Connection, joins WTAX’s Alex Degman to explain.

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No wide price swings expected this winter

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Vote to extend waste site expected in November

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The Springfield City Council will allow a police officer facing a lawsuit to be represented by an attorney of his choice -- but not everyone is on board with it.