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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

In Ray Lytle Show Podcasts

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

In Ray Lytle Show Podcasts

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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Tuesday, June 3, 201406/03/2014

The Illinois Coal Association on EPA Regulations

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey has a conversation with Phil Gonet, President of the Illinois Coal Association on proposed EPA regulation limiting emissions.

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Tuesday, June 3, 201406/03/2014

The Sierra Club of Illinois on EPA Regulation

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Jack Darin Director of the Illinois chapter of the Sierra Club talks with joey about the proposed EPA regulations limiting emissions.

Recent Headlines

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Illinois Job Numbers Not Showing Improvement

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Unemployment rate holds at 9%

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Military a Big Employer in the State

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$13 billion; 150,000 jobs attributed to Illinois economy

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Rauner Calls State Budget “Stunningly Bad,” Provides No Solution

Illinois Republican gubernatorial candidate businessman Bruce Rauner participates in a Republican gubernatorial candidate debate Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014, in Springfield, Ill. The four Republican gubernatorial candidates said that they’ll be willing to work with unions if elected but differed on how to approach the relationship during a downstate debate that largely focused on pension reform, taxes and just briefly on personal issues that have dogged some of the candidates.

Governor-elect Bruce Rauner says Illinois' financial condition is "stunningly bad'' and it will require "strong action'' to fix it.

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Congresswoman Duckworth Gives Birth

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War vet and baby daughter are doing well

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Lawmakers Override Governor’s FOIA Veto

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The measure would allow governments to charge higher fees to process some Freedom of Information Act requests.

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Springfield Police Make Arrest in School, Church Burglaries

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Springfield police say they have one man in custody but are searching for a second, allegedly connected to a string of burglaries of schools and churches.