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Thursday, June 5, 201406/05/2014

The Ray Lytle Show Thursday June 5 2014

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A Throw it out there Thursday with Plenty of phone calls about Sgt Bergdahl being released from the Taliban, The…

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Thursday, June 5, 201406/05/2014

Mike Lyons of CBS on Sgt. Bergdahl

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Mike Lyons with CBS Radio News talks with joey on the latest with Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, the U.S. soldier that was swapped for Taliban detainees.

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Thursday, June 5, 201406/05/2014

I-55 Reconstruction

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Illinois Department of Transportation engineer Roger Driscoll gives Joey on the latest on the long term plans of the reconstruction of I-55 around Springfield.

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Thursday, June 5, 201406/05/2014

Prisoner Swapping and the Obama Administration

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

A classified briefing has been held for senators who are unhappy with how president Obama handled the release of sergeant Bowe Bergdahl, afraid of setting a bad precedent.

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Wednesday, June 4, 201406/04/2014

The Ray Lytle Show Wednesday June 4 2014

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Council Recap and plenty of calls plus thoughts on the minimum wage. Ray wonders why anyone would want to join…

Wednesday, June 4, 201406/04/2014

Ask the Mayor — June 4, 2014

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Springfield Mayor Mike Houston joins WTAX’s Alex Degman to talk about the city’s inspector general, the never-ending NAPA contract and potential uses for the Bel-Aire Motel… if it can be sold.

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Wednesday, June 4, 201406/04/2014

Sherman Mayor Trevor Clatfelter

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Clatfelter joins WTAX’s Alex Degman to talk about the village’s video gambling extension, and how its public infrastructure fared in the wake of heavy thunderstorms.

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Wednesday, June 4, 201406/04/2014

Ernie Goetsch of the National Weather Service

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Meteorologist Ernie Goetsch updates WTAX’s Alex Degman on the latest weather information as heavy rain and thunderstorms continue to move through central Illinois.

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Tuesday, June 3, 201406/03/2014

The Ray Lytle Show Tuesday June 3 2014

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A lytle and Latessa list plus congressman Rodney Davis hangs out with Ray in the studio

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Tuesday, June 3, 201406/03/2014

Alderman Jobe on the Bel-Aire Motel

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Ward 6 Alderman Cory Jobe joins Joey to talk about the Bel-Aire Motel being on the block, and finding new homes for its residents.

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Reverse Agriculture Trade Mission Kicks Off in Auburn

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Illinois attracts international tourists. They are easy to spot along Michigan Avenue in Chicago. Downstate farm fields, not so much – except for this week.

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McFarland Enters City Council Race, Seeks Ward 4 Seat

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A school board member is switching it up next year -- running instead for Ward 4 on the city council.

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Area Economic Health is Still in Poor but Guarded Condition

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Some guarded optimism for area's business health

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Saturday Shooting Victim Identified; Still in Critical Condition

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A man shot in the face late Saturday night is still in critical condition.

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Rauner Proposes Ban on Outside Employment for Legislative Leaders; Leaders Aren’t Sold

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Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner doesn't want state legislative leaders to hold outside jobs

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Senator Manar Still Pushing Education Funding Reform

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A proposal to change the formula that determines how public schools in Illinois are funded faces an uphill battle