Podcasts

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Weekend Newswatch

Wednesday, April 8, 201504/08/2015

Ralph Hanauer on his election win

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Ralph Hanauer defeated Phil Chiles in ward 10 last night. Joey along with Ben Yount from Illinois Watchdog, and Ray Lytle from afternoons here on WTAX talked about his win on election night.

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Wednesday, April 8, 201504/08/2015

Chuck Redpath on last night’s election

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Chuck Redpath joined Joey McLaughlin, Ray Lytle and Ben Yount from Illinois Watchdog after his win and election to the City Council.

Tuesday, April 7, 201504/07/2015

Sangamon County Clerk Don Gray on election day

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey chats with Sangamon County Clerk about any issues voters might have, and how to remedy them on this election day.

Morning Newswatch

Tuesday, April 7, 201504/07/2015

School Superintendent Jennifer Gill on the 186 board meeting

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey talks with School Superintendent Jennifer Gill on the 186 board meeting and school funding.

Weekend Newswatch

Tuesday, April 7, 201504/07/2015

Lactation consultant talks about buying breast milk online

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

A new study shows that breast milk bought online could be tainted. Joey talks with Dietition and certified lactation consultant Melissa Nicol with the SIU School of Medicine about it.

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Tuesday, April 7, 201504/07/2015

The Iranian framework agreement

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

There is new pressure on Western powers for specific details about the framework agreement to contain Iran’s nuclear ambitions.

Weekend Newswatch

Monday, April 6, 201504/06/2015

Springfield mayoral candidate Paul Palazzolo

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey talks with Paul Palazzolo, candidate for mayor of Springfield about the closing days of the election, CWLP and the 11th Street extension.

Morning Newswatch

Monday, April 6, 201504/06/2015

Springfield mayoral candidate Jim Langfelder

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey talks with Jim Langfelder, candidate for mayor of Springfield about the closing days of the election, CWLP and the 11th Street extension.

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Monday, April 6, 201504/06/2015

March of Dimes Central Illinois “March for Babies” walk

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey talks with Jennifer Benanti, March of Dimes Central Illinois Divisional Director. about the “Springfield March for Babies” walk on April 19.

Weekend Newswatch

Monday, April 6, 201504/06/2015

Reaction continues to the Iranian nuclear deal

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

The presidents effort to keep Iran from developing a nuclear bomb faces a couple of key tests here at home.

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DeWitt Co. Settlement OK’d in Dispute to Put Toxic Waste Over Aquifer

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DeWitt county has approved a settlement with a landfill company.

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Kankakee Co. Sheriff Describes Security Lapses that led to Inmate Escape

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Sheriff Tim Bukowski says investigators found no inmate count had been done.

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House Approves Springfield High Speed Rail Oversight Act

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An attempt to make sure fair hiring practices are implemented on Springfield's high speed rail 10th street consolidation project is moving forward.

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Rauner Admin. Plans $106 Million in Medicaid Cuts

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Cuts to Medicaid will make up about one-third of the $300 million in spending reductions by Gov. Bruce Rauner's office

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Butler: Future of $26M in Social Service Funding Unknown

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State Representative Tim Butler says who knows if that $26 million Governor Bruce Rauner is holding from a number of state social service programs will be restored or not.

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Langfelder Announces Full Transition Team

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Mayor-Elect Jim Langfelder says he's put together a cross-section of people that will help him transition in to the top city job.