Podcasts

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Weekend Newswatch

Thursday, March 26, 201503/26/2015

The Consul General of Israel to the Midwest is in Springfield

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey talks with Roey Gilad, Consul General of Israel to the Midwest as he prepares to address the Illinois House and Senate later today.

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Thursday, March 26, 201503/26/2015

Tornadoes kill one in Tulsa and Oklahoma City

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

One person has been killed after a tornado tore through Tulsa and Oklahoma City areas.

Morning Newswatch

Wednesday, March 25, 201503/25/2015

Representative Tim Butler on the Illinois House budget fix

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey talks with Representative Tim Butler on the agreement that passed through the house yesterday to fill the 1.6 billion dollar budget hole for this year.

Weekend Newswatch

Wednesday, March 25, 201503/25/2015

Angelina Jolie and cancer surgery

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey talks with Dr. Nora MacZura with Springfield Clinic about Angelina Jolie and her choice to have her fallopian tubes and ovaries removed because of her family history of cancer and genetic testing.

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Wednesday, March 25, 201503/25/2015

The search continues for the cause of that German airliner crash

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Investigators on the scene of a plane crash in the remote french alps don’t believe there are any survivors, all 150 on board are presumed dead.

Morning Newswatch

Tuesday, March 24, 201503/24/2015

“A Fiendish Assassination” opening at the ALPLM next week

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey talks with Lincoln Collection Curator at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum (ALPLM) James Cornelius about the new exhibit on the Lincoln assassination opening April 2 at the ALPLM.

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Tuesday, March 24, 201503/24/2015

A look at Ted Cruz and his bid for the White House

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Texas Senator Ted Cruz has officially begun his presidential campaign calling for the repeal of ObamaCare and getting rid of the IRS.

Morning Newswatch

Monday, March 23, 201503/23/2015

95th District Representative Avery Bourne

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey talks with the 95th districts Avery Bourne about her objectives, her district and the current budget mess.

Weekend Newswatch

Monday, March 23, 201503/23/2015

We need your questions for the 2015 Springfield Mayoral Debate

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey talks with WTAX Brand Manager/News Director Alex Degmen about this Thursdays mayoral debate with Newschannel 20.

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Monday, March 23, 201503/23/2015

Ted Cruz throws his hat into the presidential ring

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Texas senator Ted Cruz, a favorite of the tea party will announce today that he is seeking the republican presidential nomination in 2016.

Recent Headlines

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New Illinois Schools Chief Says Funding Fix Could Take Years

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Smith also says charter schools should be part of the mix.

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Debate in General Assembly over Civics Class Requirement

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Bill also passed to use e-learning in Illinois schools during inclement weather.

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Autism Programs Hopeful Lawmakers Will Come to Their Rescue

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Providers say some programs may not survive if funding is not restored.

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DeWitt Co. Settlement OK’d in Dispute to Put Toxic Waste Over Aquifer

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DeWitt county has approved a settlement with a landfill company.

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Kankakee Co. Sheriff Describes Security Lapses that led to Inmate Escape

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Sheriff Tim Bukowski says investigators found no inmate count had been done.

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House Approves Springfield High Speed Rail Oversight Act

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An attempt to make sure fair hiring practices are implemented on Springfield's high speed rail 10th street consolidation project is moving forward.