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Weekend Newswatch

Friday, April 3, 201504/03/2015

The Lincoln Presidential Half Marathon happens this weekend

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey talks with Brian Reardon, race director for the Lincoln Presidential Half Marathon happening Saturday morning.

Morning Newswatch

Friday, April 3, 201504/03/2015

Second Germanwings black box has been found

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey talks with CBS Radio News Aviation analyst Mark Rosenker on the latest on the co-pilot of that Germanwings plane crash, and what info is coming out of the second black box.

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Friday, April 3, 201504/03/2015

The Iranian deal on nuclear weapon development

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

An agreement has been reached between Iran and six world powers about Teheran being blocked from developing nuclear weapons.

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Thursday, April 2, 201504/02/2015

Springfield Ward 10 — Ralph Hanauer

In 2015 Municipal Election

Hanauer joins WTAX’s Ray Lytle to talk about his candidacy. He faces Phil Chiles in the April 7th election.

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Thursday, April 2, 201504/02/2015

Springfield Ward 10 — Phil Chiles

In 2015 Municipal Election

Chiles joins WTAX’s Ray Lytle to talk about his candidacy. Chiles faces Ralph Hanauer in the April 7th election.

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Thursday, April 2, 201504/02/2015

Springfield City Clerk — Rianne Hawkins

In 2015 Municipal Election

Hawkins joined WTAX’s Ray Lytle to talk about her candidacy. She faces Frank Lesko in the April 7th election, Lesko could not be reached for an interview despite multiple attempts.

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Thursday, April 2, 201504/02/2015

Springfield Park Board President — Leslie Sgro

In 2015 Municipal Election

Leslie Sgro joins WTAX’s Ray Lytle to talk about her candidacy. She faces Robin Schmidt in the April 7th election.

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Thursday, April 2, 201504/02/2015

Springfield Park Board President — Robin Schmidt

In 2015 Municipal Election

Schmidt joined WTAX’s Ray Lytle to talk about her candidacy. She faces Leslie Sgro in the April 7th election.

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Thursday, April 2, 201504/02/2015

Springfield City Treasurer — Frank Edwards

In 2015 Municipal Election

Frank Edwards joins WTAX’s Ray Lytle to talk about his candidacy. He faces Misty Buscher in the April 7th election.

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Thursday, April 2, 201504/02/2015

Springfield City Treasurer — Misty Buscher

In 2015 Municipal Election

Buscher joins WTAX’s Ray Lytle to talk about her candidacy. She faces Ward 1 Alderman Frank Edwards in the April 7 election.

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