Podcasts

Podcasts

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Friday, December 6, 201312/06/2013

Steward Sandstrom talks Springfield Unemployment

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Sandstrom talks with WTAX’s Alex Degman about what looks to be a pretty good report.

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Friday, December 6, 201312/06/2013

The Small Business Administration is here to Help

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Ray Harbour of the SBA’s Office of Disaster Assistance explains why she’s here and what tornado victims should know.

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Friday, December 6, 201312/06/2013

A CBS News Special Report — Nelson Mandela, Dead at 95

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

CBS News correspondent Dan Raviv anchors a special tribute to Mandela, who died in his home near Johannesburg.

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Friday, December 6, 201312/06/2013

The Ray Lytle Show Thursday December 5 2013

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Ray wonders about why there seems to be so much inconsistency in the story as to when John Mehlick actually…

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Thursday, December 5, 201312/05/2013

Springfield Ward 7 Alderman Joe McMenamin

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

McMenamin joins WTAX’s Alex Degman to offer his opinions on the sudden resignation of acting corporation counsel John Mehlick, whom McMenamin has been critical of.

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Thursday, December 5, 201312/05/2013

What’s Going On at City Hall?

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

The shakeups continue at Municipal Center West

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Thursday, December 5, 201312/05/2013

The Ray Lytle Show Wednesday December 4 2013

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If you enjoy local news this is a MUST LISTEN SHOW. Guests include dir of communication Nathan Mihelich, Aldermen Cory…

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Wednesday, December 4, 201312/04/2013

Ask the Mayor — 12/04/2013

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Springfield Mayor Mike Houston joins Alex Degman and WTAX’s Kirk Farah for this month’s segment.

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Wednesday, December 4, 201312/04/2013

AFSCME Council 31 Deputy Director Roberta Lynch

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Lynch joins WTAX’s Alex Degman to talk about what she says is a terrible pension deal. Plus, are there parallels between the City of Detroit’s pension crisis and the state of Illinois’?

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Wednesday, December 4, 201312/04/2013

Springfield Ward 3 Alderman Doris Turner

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Turner joins WTAX’s Alex Degman to discuss lack of action on a proposal to settle a portion of the police document shredding incident between the city and Calvin Christian III.

Recent Headlines

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Motorcycle Accident Kills Man Wednesday on North Side

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Intersection near Lanphier closed for several hours

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Human Remains in Rochester Identified

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The Sangamon County Coroner's Office has identified the female remains found in Rochester on July 19th.

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Sangamon County Leads State in Tourism Growth

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Numbers released by the Illinois Office of Tourism indicates the Springfield area continues to be a big draw for visitors.

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More Money Toward City Pensions? Not So Fast, Say Budgeteers

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Some Springfield aldermen want to take a budget windfall and put it toward police and fire pensions, but city budgeteers are advising against it at the moment.

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Police Arrest 5 in Shooting, Crash at Dirksen & South Grand

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Police have arrested five people in connection with a shooting turned high speed chase turned crash late Tuesday night.

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Springfield Police Seek Tips on East Side Armed Robbery

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Springfield Police are looking for help solving an armed robbery at an east side bar.