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Tuesday, December 9, 201412/09/2014

Oil prices are good news for President Obama

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

President Obama is looking for some good news heading into the new year, and he is getting some from oil prices.

Monday, December 8, 201412/08/2014

Matt Koch, vice president at the U.S. Chamber’s Institute for 21st Century Energy

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey talks with Matt Koch about energy in Illinois and how well Illinois is positioned for the future.

Weekend Newswatch

Monday, December 8, 201412/08/2014

Mike Lyons on the failed weekend hostage rescue

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Protests continued over the weekend over gran jury decisions, and Mike Lyons talks about the failed U.S. hostage rescue.

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Monday, December 8, 201412/08/2014

Weekend protests continue over grand jury decisions

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

It was another weekend of protests around the country over police violence following grand jury divisions in New York and Missouri not to indict white police officers involved in the deaths of two black men.

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Saturday, December 6, 201412/06/2014

Law Talk — December 6, 2014

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Today’s hosts are Tom Pavlik and Jason Vincent and it’s a show where the callers dictated the topics.

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Saturday, December 6, 201412/06/2014

Springfield Business Journal Report

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Springfield Business Journal Report 12/6/14

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Saturday, December 6, 201412/06/2014

Entertainment With The Illinois Times

In Weekend Newswatch Podcasts

Entertainment with the Illinois Times 12/6/14

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Friday, December 5, 201412/05/2014

Degman Responds to Critics

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Alex Degman took some heat this week for his commentary on the New York City situation in which a NYC police officer is seen choking Eric Garner, who later died.

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Friday, December 5, 201412/05/2014

Frank Edwards, City Treasurer Candidate, Responds to Candidacy Challenge

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Springfield’s Ward 1 Alderman is responding to a critic who says he can’t hold the office of city treasurer due to a conflict of interest.

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Friday, December 5, 201412/05/2014

Falling Gas Prices = No More Springfield Bump?

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Alex Degman talks with Bill Flieschli of the Illinois Petroleum Marketers Association about why gas prices have been so stable lately, and why they continue to fall.

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Mayoral Candidates Debate on WTAX — And Ask Each Other Questions

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3-26-15 Mayoral Debate

Minimum wage, right to work zones, and other questions were posed.

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Springfield Opens New Park

3-26-15 Playground

Children wasted no time Thursday morning running to play in the new "Bounties of Nature" playground at Center Park in Springfield, once it officially opened.

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Legislature Passes Budget Fix, Governor Says He’ll Sign

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The Illinois Legislature has approved a plan ending weeks of negotiations over plugging a $1.6 billion hole in this year's state budget.

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Schock Leaves Congress with “Humility, Sadness”

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Congressman Aaron Schock says he is leaving Congress with sadness and humility.

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National Guard Talks More About Guardsman Accused of Terrorism

3-26-15 National Guard

An Illinois National Guard soldier is one of two people arrested for allegedly providing support to ISIS.

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Former U.S. Rep. Jackson Leaves Prison

FILE - In this March 9, 2012 file photo, Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. , D-Ill., and his wife, Chicago Alderman Sandi Jackson, ask each other for their support and votes as they arrive at a polling station for early voting in Chicago. The sweep of Jesse Jackson Jr.'s life, from golden boy who could be president to broken politician, will be laid out for a federal judge in Washington, D.C., Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013, as she sentences him and his wife for misusing $750,000 in campaign money on a gold-plated Rolex watch, mink capes, mounted elk heads and other personal items.

Jackson will serve the remainder of his sentence at a Washington, D.C., halfway house.