Podcasts

Podcasts

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Friday, April 24, 201504/24/2015

The latest on the Lincoln Funeral Coalition

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey talks with Katie Spindell with the Lincoln Funeral Coalition on the latest on the reenactment.

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Friday, April 24, 201504/24/2015

Here’s why you’ll see all of those motorcycles in town on Sunday

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

A.B.A.T.E. of Illinois is having its 25th Annual Safety & Awareness Rally and parade this Sunday. You will probably notice hundreds of motorcycles in town. Joey talks to Bobbi Ozanic about it.

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Thursday, April 23, 201504/23/2015

Governor Bruce Rauner on tourism and the Illinois Turnaround.

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey talks with Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner about the upcoming Lincoln Funeral commemoration events, the Illinois Turnaround, ‘fair share’ dues and more.

Weekend Newswatch

Thursday, April 23, 201504/23/2015

Baltimore police and the Iran nuclear deal

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Five of the six Baltimore police officers involved in the arrest of a man who died while in their custody have been interviews by officials, and the latest on the Iranian nuclear deal.

Wednesday, April 22, 201504/22/2015

Ward 1 Alderman Frank Edwards on the City Council meeting

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey talks with Springfield Ward 1 Alderman about last nights Springfield City Council meeting and CWLP.

Weekend Newswatch

Wednesday, April 22, 201504/22/2015

The Central Illinois Food Bank needs your help

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Krista Lisser with the Central Illinois Food Bank talks with Joey about wasy you can help the food bank through a WalMart program, and about how many people are ‘food insecure’ in Central Illinois.

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Wednesday, April 22, 201504/22/2015

Dave Dahl with Governor Bruce Rauner

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

WTAX reporter Dave Dahl sat down with Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner yesterday. Here is a portion of that interview.

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Tuesday, April 21, 201504/21/2015

Senator Andy Manar with the latest on the school funding formula bill

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey talks with State Senator Andy Manar to get the latest on reports that the bill changing the way Illinois schools are funded has little chance of passing this session.

Tuesday, April 21, 201504/21/2015

District 186 School Board President Mike Zimmers

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey talks with Mike Zimmers about the school board meeting last night and why the board did not pass a resolution condemning the practice, and urging lawmakers to ban what’s called “gay conversion therapy” in minors.

Morning Newswatch

Tuesday, April 21, 201504/21/2015

What caused the immigrant trafficking ship to capsize?

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Initial reports were that the fishing boat that sank over the weekend causing some 700 migrants from Libya to drown, capsized when passengers rushed to one side of the vessel to see a cargo ship that had come to help…but there is another story being told.

Recent Headlines

6 hours ago in Local

Just Enough Rain for Most of Illinois

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Corn progress best in years

6 hours ago in Local

Flash Index Is More of a Glimmer

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Lowest point since December 2012

13 hours ago in Local

Langfelder: Y Block Proposals Going Online, to be Considered in Matter of Months

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It won’t be at Tuesday night’s Springfield City Council meeting, but it may not be long before aldermen formally consider the proposals submitted for what to do with the former YWCA block downtown near the Governor’s mansion.

14 hours ago in Local

Springfield School Board Approves Administrator Moves

5-2-16 Springfield Public School Board Meeting

The changes include a new principal for Springfield High School.

18 hours ago in Local

Deadline Coming for Constitutional Amendment

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Graduated-tax boosters boast bipartisan support

21 hours ago in Local

Springfield Marks Tourism Week

5-2-16 Tourism Week

There are a lot of misconceptions about Springfield these days according to local tourism officials.