Podcasts

Podcasts

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Monday, August 4, 201408/04/2014

A New Survey: What do Sangamon County residents think of their neighborhoods?

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Many Sangamon County residents surveyed like where they live.

BEL-AIRE

Monday, August 4, 201408/04/2014

Ward 6 Alderman Cory Jobe

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

What’s next for the Bel Aire Motel?

SCVB

Saturday, August 2, 201408/02/2014

Springfield Tourism Numbers Break Record for Third Year in a Row

In Weekend Newswatch Podcasts

Springfield tourism numbers up and breaking records for third straight year.

Springfield Business Journal

Saturday, August 2, 201408/02/2014

Springfield Business Journal Report

In Weekend Newswatch Podcasts

SBJ’s Michelle Higgenbotham joins WTAX’s Alex Degman discuss the current issue of the SBJ, including food trucks and fitness centers…

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Saturday, August 2, 201408/02/2014

Entertainment with The Illinois Times

In Weekend Newswatch Podcasts

Entertainment with The Illinois Times 08/02/14

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Friday, August 1, 201408/01/2014

Springfield Ward 5 Alderman Sam Cahnman

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Cahnman talks about ward maps and pensions.

Stuff the bus

Friday, August 1, 201408/01/2014

Stuff the Bus is This Weekend!

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Paul Wappel, Community Relations Director for Horace Mann, joins WTAX’s Alex Degman to talk about this weekend’s event to benefit Springfield School District 186.

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Friday, August 1, 201408/01/2014

Congressman Rodney Davis

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Davis joins WTAX’s Alex Degman to talk about his vote to sue the president, plus what *didn’t* get done ahead of the August recess.

municipalcenter

Thursday, July 31, 201407/31/2014

Ward 7 Alderman Joe McMenamin

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

McMenamin joins WTAX’s Alex Degman to talk about underfunded police and fire pension funds and his revised proposal to deal with both of those issues.

Congressman John Boehner,

Thursday, July 31, 201407/31/2014

U.S. House Votes to Sue President Obama

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

The House voted to sue the president due, in part, to the perception he’s overstepping his bounds and isn’t upholding the law.

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"You cannot stop us" from touring Illinois,, Sanguinetti promises

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A Push to Protect Nuclear Plants

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Clinton one of three affected

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Extension Sought for Medical Marijuana Program

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Medical marijuana has gotten off to a slow start in Illinois, so one state lawmaker wants to push back the finish line.

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SEIU Rallies to Find Funding for Child Care Program

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The program's money is about to run out, part of the current fiscal year's budget problems.

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U of I Asks Court to Dismiss Professor’s Lawsuit

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University lawyers say Steven Salaita had no "binding contract''.

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U.S. Court Declines to Decide Illinois Benefits Issue

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A federal appeals court in Chicago has declined to resolve a contentious issue over whether Illinois' constitution strictly bars the reduction of retiree benefits.