Podcasts

Podcasts

municipalcenter

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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Friday, December 5, 201412/05/2014

Continued Fallout from the Death of Eric Garner

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

The Wall Street Journal This Morning reports.

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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.

municipalcenter

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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Frerichs Releases Treasurer’s Office Audit

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The state treasurer says an independent review of his office has found problems with an internship program and a college scholarship program that needs a complete overhaul.

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Jobe Supports Historic Preservation Agency Consolidation with DCEO

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Illinois' historic sites are -- if the governor gets his way -- on their way to being part of an expanded Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity.

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Langfelder Updates on Transition

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What does Springfield Mayor-Elect Jim Langfelder expect his transition team to help him with?

in Local

Lincoln Funeral Coalition: Still No Word on Obama Appearance

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"I've not heard from the Secret Service, so I don't know that [Obama will be coming]."

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Welcoming Centers for Immigrants Affected By Funding Cuts

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The immediate cuts to immigrant services include closing 10 welcoming centers around the state.

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College Students, Sickle Cell Anemia Victims Impacted By Budget Cuts

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The cuts most recently made to the Illinois state budget affect college students and residents in the Chicago area with sickle cell anemia.