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Wednesday, December 24, 201412/24/2014

Rabbi Mike Datz — An Interfaith Breakfast on Christmas Morning

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Datz joins WTAX’s Alex Degman to talk about the 11th annual Interfaith Breakfast at Springfield’s Temple B’rith Sholom.

Morning Newswatch

Tuesday, December 23, 201412/23/2014

Springfield Police Lt. Don Mumaw on NY shootings

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey talks with Springfield Police Lt.Don Mumaw on reaction here to the shootings of two New York City police officers over the weekend.

Weekend Newswatch

Tuesday, December 23, 201412/23/2014

Sherman Mayor Trevor Clatfelter

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey visits with Sherman Mayor Trevor Clatfelter about rebates from TIF funds.

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Tuesday, December 23, 201412/23/2014

NY Mayor and police unions halt war of words

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio police unions in the city have agreed to end a war of words until two police officers shot this weekend are laid to rest.

Weekend Newswatch

Monday, December 22, 201412/22/2014

Give the gift of life during the holidays

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

With so much to do, blood donations fall off during the holidays. Joey talks with Tara Matheson and Ana McFarland from the Central Illinois Community Blood Center.

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Monday, December 22, 201412/22/2014

Are you ready for First Night?

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

President of the Springfield Area Arts Council Craig McFarland joined Joey to talk about the lineup for the 28th annual First Night Springfield.

Morning Newswatch

Monday, December 22, 201412/22/2014

New hacking threats from North Korea

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

North Korea says it was launching a counter attack that was thousands of times greater than that against the one against Sony Pictures.

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Monday, December 22, 201412/22/2014

New York cops murdered

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

The assassination of two New York city police offices has emboldened law enforcement and it’s supporters to lash out at weeks of nationwide criticism that they has left police officers more vulnerable.

Law Talk

Saturday, December 20, 201412/20/2014

Law Talk — December 20, 2014

In Law Talk Podcasts

Today’s hosts are Tom Pavlik and David Stjern.

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Saturday, December 20, 201412/20/2014

Springfield Nominated for USA Today’s 10 Best for Most Travel Worthy State Capitol

In Weekend Newswatch Podcasts

Alicia Erickson of the Springfield Convention and Visitors Bureau joins WTAX Weekend Newswatch Host Cheri Ballinger to talk about Springfield’s nomination to the list.

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Rand Paul Campaigns in Illinois

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A Republican presidential candidate says he'll take some cues from Gov. Bruce Rauner's campaign.

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Rauner’s Workers Comp Reform Fails

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A party-line vote Wednesday afternoon kept a workers' compensation restructuring from going to the Senate floor.

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Manar: Budget Unlikely by May 31

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"Cutting vital services, banking $2.2 billion of... just... fictional pension savings that aren't going to occur, we're going to claim to be balanced?"

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Illinois Bill Penalizes for Leaving Pets in Extreme Weather

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Offenders could face up to a year in jail and fines of up to $2,500.

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Mt. Zion High School to Randomly Drug Test Some Students

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Students will be randomly selected for urinalysis tests to detect alcohol or marijuana, among other drugs.

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Measure Banning Electronic Cigarettes for Minors Passes Legislature

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Vaping's not for kids. At least, that's what Illinois lawmakers say.