Podcasts

Podcasts

Weekend Newswatch

Monday, December 8, 201412/08/2014

Mike Lyons on the failed weekend hostage rescue

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Protests continued over the weekend over gran jury decisions, and Mike Lyons talks about the failed U.S. hostage rescue.

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Monday, December 8, 201412/08/2014

Weekend protests continue over grand jury decisions

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

It was another weekend of protests around the country over police violence following grand jury divisions in New York and Missouri not to indict white police officers involved in the deaths of two black men.

Law Talk

Saturday, December 6, 201412/06/2014

Law Talk — December 6, 2014

In Law Talk Podcasts

Today’s hosts are Tom Pavlik and Jason Vincent and it’s a show where the callers dictated the topics.

Springfield Business Journal

Saturday, December 6, 201412/06/2014

Springfield Business Journal Report

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Springfield Business Journal Report 12/6/14

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Saturday, December 6, 201412/06/2014

Entertainment With The Illinois Times

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Entertainment with the Illinois Times 12/6/14

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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.

Recent Headlines

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Kincaid Misadventures Continue

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Weapons charge, wrong end of a punch in same week

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Durbin Endorses Obama OT Proposal

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Raises threshold for salaried employees to be exempt from overtime pay

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Safety First with Fireworks

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It’s that time of year — fireworks, both legal and illegal, are out — and they’re dangerous. Bottle rockets, sparklers…

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Comptroller: What Can and Can’t Be Paid During Impasse?

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Whether state workers can or should be paid without a state budget seems to be a contentious point between the Attorney General and Comptroller.

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New President of Robert Morris University Illinois Has Springfield Connection

RMU President Mablene Krueger

RMU grad Mablene Krueger replaces Michael Violtt.

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City Council to Reconsider Eliminating Vacation Payout

6-30-15 Springfield City Council

The Springfield City Council could finally be poised to consider nixing a plan that gives city employees a higher retirement benefit, at the expense of unused vacation pay.