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Friday, December 6, 201312/06/2013

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

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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?

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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.

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Tuesday, December 3, 201312/03/2013

The Ray Lytle Show Tuesday December 3 2013

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Barb has another run in with the panhandling girl that spends time on 6th street and invites her to talk…

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Tuesday, December 3, 201312/03/2013

State Reps. Rich Brauer, Raymond Poe on Pension Reform

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Tuesday’s Morning Newswatch revisited excerpts of conversations between Poe, Brauer and WTAX’s Ray Lytle.

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Aldermen Want Public Input on Medical Marijuana Zoning Rules

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The public will likely get a chance to weigh in on potential zoning changes as medical marijuana rules take effect.

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Rauner: Fight Over Term Limits is Not Over

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.

Rauner is publicly calling upon Illinois' appellate and Supreme Courts to approve a term limit referendum

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Some Lawmakers Hopeful School Funding Bill Sees the Light of Day This Fall

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Proposal would base funding on need, not student population

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Possibly Armed Man Smashes Bus Window, Runs into West Side Hotel

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Springfield Police are investigating what they say was an "agitated man" on an SMTD bus.

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Illinois Confirms First Human West Nile Case

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The state has its first human case of West Nile virus of the year.

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County May Settle with “Klutzo” Family

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Amon Paul Carlock died after struggle with jailers