Podcasts

Podcasts

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Friday, December 13, 201312/13/2013

Jennifer Gill talks with WTAX’s Kirk Farah

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

The superintendent-select talks with Farah about her goals for the district once hired next month.

Thursday, December 12, 201312/12/2013

First Night Springfield is Getting Closer

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Craig MacFarland joins WTAX’s Alex Degman to talk about the annual event promoting the arts in downtown Springfield.

Thursday, December 12, 201312/12/2013

School Board Member Scott MacFarland

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

MacFarland joins WTAX’s Alex Degman to recap the public forum looking for a new Springfield superintendent.

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Wednesday, December 11, 201312/11/2013

A Federal Budget Deal?

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

The Wall Street Journal Report takes us through a potential federal budget compromise that’s facing considerable conservative opposition.

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Wednesday, December 11, 201312/11/2013

ICC Orders Reduction of Ameren Electricity Delivery Rates

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

ICC spokesman Beth Bosch explains what went into the decision, and hints at what the ICC is thinking in terms of natural gas delivery rates.

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Wednesday, December 11, 201312/11/2013

Springfield Ward 7 Alderman Joe McMenamin

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

McMenamin talks about his proposed ordinance to limit aldermanic pay raises to 1 percent over a four year term.

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Wednesday, December 11, 201312/11/2013

The Ray Lytle Show Tuesday December 10 2013

In Ray Lytle Show Podcasts

President Obama shakes a hand and people go crazy, School board member Scott Mcfarland talks finalists for Superintendent, Calvin Christian…

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Wednesday, December 11, 201312/11/2013

The Ray Lytle Show Monday December 9 2013

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A baker in Colorado gets sued for saying he wouldnt make a cake for a same sex couple due to…

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Wednesday, December 11, 201312/11/2013

The Ray Lytle Show Friday December 6 2013

In Ray Lytle Show Podcasts

Ray, John and Marvin give you the Fat club with relationship advice for guys and garage sales. Ray talks about…

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Tuesday, December 10, 201312/10/2013

New Life for Springfield’s Meisenbacher House

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Court Conn joins WTAX’s Alex Degman to talk about a new coffee shop opening in the landmark, saved from demolition in 2009.

Recent Headlines

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Deal with 186 Teachers in Reach

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Springfield School District teachers have struck a tentative deal on a one-year contract

in Election 2014, Local

Slottag Seeks Ward 8 Seat; Theilen Alleges Political Meddling

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A familiar name is running for Springfield City Council.

in Election 2014, Local

Rauner: Quinn Needs Patronage

Bruce Rauner (R), Pat Quinn

Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner wants everyone hired under patronage rules at the Illinois Department of Transportation, but given non-patronage, work to be fired.

in Local

Medical Examiner: Bel-Aire Owner Likely Died of Natural Causes

BEL-AIRE

The owner of Springfield's Bel-Aire motel likely died of natural causes.

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Nearly 150 People Treated for Carbon Monoxide Exposure at North Mac Intermediate School

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Anywhere from 65 to 100 North Mac Middle School students were sent to Springfield hospitals Monday following a carbon monoxide leak.

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Oak Ridge Cemetery Restoring Abe Lincoln’s Vault

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A vault that temporarily held Abraham Lincoln's body after his 1865 funeral in Springfield is set to be restored, state officials said.