Podcasts

Podcasts

downtown_springfield_generic_4

Monday, August 4, 201408/04/2014

A New Survey: What do Sangamon County residents think of their neighborhoods?

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Many Sangamon County residents surveyed like where they live.

BEL-AIRE

Monday, August 4, 201408/04/2014

Ward 6 Alderman Cory Jobe

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

What’s next for the Bel Aire Motel?

SCVB

Saturday, August 2, 201408/02/2014

Springfield Tourism Numbers Break Record for Third Year in a Row

In Weekend Newswatch Podcasts

Springfield tourism numbers up and breaking records for third straight year.

Springfield Business Journal

Saturday, August 2, 201408/02/2014

Springfield Business Journal Report

In Weekend Newswatch Podcasts

SBJ’s Michelle Higgenbotham joins WTAX’s Alex Degman discuss the current issue of the SBJ, including food trucks and fitness centers…

illinois times

Saturday, August 2, 201408/02/2014

Entertainment with The Illinois Times

In Weekend Newswatch Podcasts

Entertainment with The Illinois Times 08/02/14

cahnman

Friday, August 1, 201408/01/2014

Springfield Ward 5 Alderman Sam Cahnman

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Cahnman talks about ward maps and pensions.

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.

davis

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.

municipalcenter

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.

Recent Headlines

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Springfield Fire Captain Arrested for Wielding Gun

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The Menard County Sheriff's office says a Springfield Fire Department captain has been arrested for carrying a shotgun into a rural Athens home and threatening residents.

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State Attorney General Warns Against Immigration Scammers

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Lisa Madigan's office warns those applying for deportation relief to be on the lookout for scammers posing as Notarios.

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Cullerton Helps Veterans Transition to Civilian Life

Tom Cullerton

HJR 91 helps returning veterans transition back to civilian life.

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New Lincoln Exhibit Opens Today at Presidental Museum & Library

Lincoln Presidential Museum

New exhibit celebrates 150th anniversary of Lincoln's death and 10th anniversary of ALPLM.

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Court Date Set to Determine State Retiree Healthcare Refunds

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The state will refund money to about 75,000 state retirees who've been paying a portion of their pensions for health insurance.

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Durbin: President Did Right Thing on Immigration

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Durbin tells Illinois colleagues to take action, not complain