Podcasts

Podcasts

Stuff the bus

Friday, August 1, 201408/01/2014

Stuff the Bus is This Weekend!

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Paul Wappel, Community Relations Director for Horace Mann, joins WTAX’s Alex Degman to talk about this weekend’s event to benefit Springfield School District 186.

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Friday, August 1, 201408/01/2014

Congressman Rodney Davis

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Davis joins WTAX’s Alex Degman to talk about his vote to sue the president, plus what *didn’t* get done ahead of the August recess.

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Thursday, July 31, 201407/31/2014

Ward 7 Alderman Joe McMenamin

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

McMenamin joins WTAX’s Alex Degman to talk about underfunded police and fire pension funds and his revised proposal to deal with both of those issues.

Congressman John Boehner,

Thursday, July 31, 201407/31/2014

U.S. House Votes to Sue President Obama

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

The House voted to sue the president due, in part, to the perception he’s overstepping his bounds and isn’t upholding the law.

Morning Newswatch

Wednesday, July 30, 201407/30/2014

Ward 1 Alderman Frank Edwards

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey talks with Ward 1 Alderman Frank Edwards about the city council meeting last night and decisions on PILOT funds, and the Bel Aire.

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Wednesday, July 30, 201407/30/2014

More Sanctions for Russia

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

The U.S. and the European Union had adopted new and sweeping economic sanctions against Russia for events in the conflict against Ukraine.

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Wednesday, July 30, 201407/30/2014

The Gaza Strip

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Fifteen people have reportedly died today after a explosions struck a United Nations school being used as a shelter for displace Palestinians. Hamas is blaming Israel and Israel is investigating.

Weekend Newswatch

Tuesday, July 29, 201407/29/2014

Keep Kids in School Coalition

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Dr. Tracy Milbandt, Division Chief of General Pediatrics at SIU School of Medicine talks with Joey about the effort to make sure kids get physicals and immunizations before school starts.

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Tuesday, July 29, 201407/29/2014

Redneck Fishing Tourney

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Mike Chrysler joins Joey to talk about the Redneck Fishing Tournament that is coming up in Bath this weekend. Ger more into here – originalrednickfishingtournament.com

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Tuesday, July 29, 201407/29/2014

Russia & Malaysian Flight MH17

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

The U.S. is accusing Russia of violating a 27 year old missile treaty, and investigators are still unable to get to the Malaysian flight MH17 crash site.

Recent Headlines

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Illinois Ranked at the Top for School Emergency Plans

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Illinois is the nation’s most improved state when it comes to establishing emergency plans for children

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Prisons and Power

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A spokesman for AFSCME says power failures highlight a lack of necessary funding

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Quinn and Rauner Agree: Don’t Raise the Gas Tax

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Other ways to build and maintain roads, they say

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Accident Leaves State Trooper Injured

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Cause of crash under investigation

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Workers Mark Labor Day with Annual Parade

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Hundreds line downtown parade route Monday

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Shuttle Driver Arrested for DUI While Carrying Bar Patrons Home

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Bus driver allegedly more than 2 time legal limit