Podcasts

Podcasts

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Thursday, December 4, 201412/04/2014

Wrapping Up the “Action” of Fall Veto Session

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

WTAX’s Alex Degman wraps up the fall veto action with Dave Dahl… the word “action” is used loosely.

Springfield Business Journal

Thursday, December 4, 201412/04/2014

The Sale of a Major Downtown Hotel

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Tom Pavlik of the Springfield Business Journal joins Alex Degman to talk about the sale.

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Thursday, December 4, 201412/04/2014

Grand Jury Doesn’t Indict NYC Officer in Choking Death

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Eric Garner, 43, was killed by the NYPD while officers struggled to detain him. He was wanted for illegally selling cigarettes on Staten Island.

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Wednesday, December 3, 201412/03/2014

Ask the Mayor — Wednesday Dec. 3, 2014

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Mayor Mike Houston joins Alex Degman for the monthly segment

Rauner Announces Chief of Staff

Wednesday, December 3, 201412/03/2014

Rauner: The State Budget is Even Worse Than I Thought

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Bruce Rauner says the state budget picture is getting more grim by the day.

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Wednesday, December 3, 201412/03/2014

Oak Ridge Cemetery’s Restored Original Entrance is Unveiled

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Oak Ridge Cemetery Foundation President Jen Aholt joins Alex Degman to preview Wednesday’s festivities.

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Wednesday, December 3, 201412/03/2014

Difficult to Tell Who’s Being Killed by Police?

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

The Wall Street Journal found that hundreds of homicides by law enforcement agencies between 2007 and 2012 weren’t reported to the FBI.

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Tuesday, December 2, 201412/02/2014

A Toys for Tots Drive Dec. 7

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Springfield’s Ward 8 Alderman, Kris Theilen, is heading it up at Babies ‘R Us.

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Tuesday, December 2, 201412/02/2014

Springfield BOE’s Scott McFarland on Test Scores; SB16

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Test scores district wide are improving.

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Tuesday, December 2, 201412/02/2014

Public Hearings for a Clean Energy Transmission Line

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Alex Degman talks about a series of public hearings so people can get more information on the Grain Belt Express Clean Line.

Recent Headlines

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Springfield City Council Continues Food Truck Debate

3-10-15 Springfield City Council

The Springfield City Council will continue discussions on whether or not to place more regulations on food trucks, and will do so with Ward Six Alderman Cory Jobe's amendment reducing how far away a truck must be from a brick-and-mortar restaurant down to 500 feet.

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Springfield Unemployment Continues Decline

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The Illinois Department of Employment Security says unemployment continues to decline in Springfield and Sangamon County.

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Durall Named Acting Circuit Clerk

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A temporary replacement has been named for retiring Sangamon County Circuit Clerk Tony Libri.

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Jobe Changes Proposed Food Truck Ordinance

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Ward 6 Alderman Cory Jobe is tweaking his ordinance to restrict where food trucks can operate in Springfield in relation to existing brick and mortar restaurants.

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Duckworth Stops in Springfield for Senate Candidacy

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More than nineteen months out, we know the name of one Democrat who wants to be elected to the U.S. Senate, to the seat now held by Republican Mark Kirk.

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Should Clearlake Dissolve?

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There may be one less community in Sangamon County a week from today.