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Friday, December 5, 201412/05/2014

Degman Responds to Critics

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Alex Degman took some heat this week for his commentary on the New York City situation in which a NYC police officer is seen choking Eric Garner, who later died.

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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.

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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.

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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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U.S. Attorney James Lewis: Racially Biased?

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Questions have been raised about possible racial bias on behalf of U.S. Attorney James Lewis.

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Cattle Rustling: 18-year-old Gets 180 Days In Jail

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18-Year-Old gets 180 days in jail for taking part in cattle rustling.

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Cuba Relations: Could Be Boon For Illinois Farmers

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A relationship with Cuba could mean up to $7 million more a year for Illinois Farmers.

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Prison Lockdown: Chicken Pox To Blame

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Chicken Pox has locked down Illinois prisons.

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Illinois Tollway Expects Spike in Holiday Traffic

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Free coffee will also be available at tollway oases.

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Quinn Signs Bill to Pay Jurors More in Illinois

Governor Quinn Signs Historic Pension Reform

Quinn signs bill to increase daily pay for those who serve jury duty in Illinois.