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Friday, June 6, 201406/06/2014

Sangamon Auditorium Season

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Sangamon Auditorium announced it’s new season this week. Director of the auditorium Bob Vaughn stopped by to talk about it some challenging shows this season.

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Friday, June 6, 201406/06/2014

Dog Park

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

The Washington Park Dog Park group is looking at a new location and working with the Franklin Park Neighborhood Association.Karen Hoelzer talks about the changes with Joey.

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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

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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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Grimm Polling Between 6 and 7 Percent in Governor’s Race Poll

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The Libertarian candidate for governor is getting 6 or 7 percent in public opinion polls, which is greater than the lead that Gov. Pat Quinn enjoys in recent polls.

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Chicago Civil War Site Recognized

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The former site of a Civil War training and prisoner of war camp on the South Side of Chicago has received formal recognition.

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Concealed/Carry Not a Problem for Most Cops

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Cops always expect the unexpected

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Central Illinois Teens Working as Election Judges

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Dozens of high school students in central Illinois will serve as election judges at the polls this Election Day.

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Oberweis Ratcheting Up Campaign Efforts in Black Neighborhoods

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Republican U.S. Senate candidate Jim Oberweis says he’s courting black voters in a way that other Republicans haven’t in decades.