Podcasts

Podcasts

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Monday, May 26, 201405/26/2014

The ACA and Small Business

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Many small businesses won a reprieve on providing health insurance under the affordable care act until 2015 or beyond.

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Monday, May 26, 201405/26/2014

New Lung Treatment

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

There could be good news on the horizon for those suffering from COPD.

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Monday, May 26, 201405/26/2014

Voter Discontent

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

For all the measures showing that, as voters we want fresh faces, the primary election season so far for leaving…

Law Talk

Saturday, May 24, 201405/24/2014

Law Talk — 05/24/14

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Sarah Delano Pavlik and Val Simhauser join us to talk about copyrights, intellectual property and a whole host of real estate issues.

Dusty Brackett, executive producer, director, and writer of The Law of Men

Saturday, May 24, 201405/24/2014

Rally Against Domestic Violence

In Weekend Newswatch Podcasts

Springfield Activist and film maker Dusty Brackett joins WTAX Weekend Newswatch host Cheri Ballinger to spread awareness about domestic violence.

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Friday, May 23, 201405/23/2014

Focus – 5/25

In Focus Podcasts

Show Date: May 25, 2014

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Friday, May 23, 201405/23/2014

The Springfield Mile

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Rider Jared Mees joins Joey to talk about the AMA races at the Springfield Mile this weekend.

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Friday, May 23, 201405/23/2014

Swimming Pool Electrical Safety

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

With swimming pools opening up this holiday weekend, and in light of this video of children being shocked in a pool (WARNING – SOME MIGHT FIND THIS VIDEO DISTURBING – http://miami.cbslocal.com/2014/05/21/video-shows-kids-shocked-in-hialeah-pool). Joey talks with Molly Hall at SafeElectricity.Org about what to do in a similar situation.

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Friday, May 23, 201405/23/2014

Captiol Roundup

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Dave Dahl from the Morning Newswatch talks with Joey about the latest happenings at a busy statehouse with and capitol roundup.

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Friday, May 23, 201405/23/2014

Drones and Surveillance

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Top military officials are pressing for permission to publicly defend American drone strikes against criticism in the U.S. and abroad. Gordon Deal with the Wall Street Journal this Morning has the story.

Recent Headlines

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Rauner’s Workers Comp Reform Fails

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A party-line vote Wednesday afternoon kept a workers' compensation restructuring from going to the Senate floor.

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Manar: Budget Unlikely by May 31

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"Cutting vital services, banking $2.2 billion of... just... fictional pension savings that aren't going to occur, we're going to claim to be balanced?"

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Illinois Bill Penalizes for Leaving Pets in Extreme Weather

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Offenders could face up to a year in jail and fines of up to $2,500.

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Mt. Zion High School to Randomly Drug Test Some Students

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Students will be randomly selected for urinalysis tests to detect alcohol or marijuana, among other drugs.

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Measure Banning Electronic Cigarettes for Minors Passes Legislature

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Vaping's not for kids. At least, that's what Illinois lawmakers say.

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Lawmakers Could Consider “Turnaround Agenda” Items Wednesday

Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner delivers his inauguration address Monday, Jan. 12, 2015, in Springfield, Ill., after being sworn in as Illinois' 42nd governor.

Proposals addressing workers compensation, changes to the civil legal system and a freeze on properties taxes are on the agenda today in Senate committees.