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Saturday, December 7, 201312/07/2013

Springfield’s Christmas Parade

In Weekend Newswatch Podcasts

David Pickett with Springfield Jaycees gives Kirk Farah the details on this year’s parade taking place on Saturday December 7

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Saturday, December 7, 201312/07/2013

Holiday Happenings in Springfield Courtesy of the Illinois Times

In Weekend Newswatch Podcasts

Anita Steinstra with the IT makes her weekly visit with Kirk Farah for a run-down on entertainment options for the…

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Saturday, December 7, 201312/07/2013

I-55, Stevenson Drive Interchange to be Reconfigured

In Weekend Newswatch Podcasts

Roger Driskell, IDOT highway engineer talked to Kirk Farah about the planned upgrade of this busy interchange.

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Friday, December 6, 201312/06/2013

Focus 12/8 – Winter Weather Preparedness (Encore)

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Guest:  Chris Miller of the National Weather Service in Lincoln.  This is an encore presentation from mid-November.

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Friday, December 6, 201312/06/2013

The Third Annual First Congregational UCC Cookie Walk

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Pounds of cookies to benefit a local church that needs help? I’m not sure there’s a downside here.

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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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New Americorp Grads Ready to Serve

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New class of Americorp volunteers make pledge during 20th year of program.

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IDNR Program to Make Women Outdoor Enthusiasts Going Strong After 20 Years

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Becoming An Outdoors Woman is a popular program offered by the Illinois Department of Natural Resources.

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IDOT Still Employs 173 Hired Improperly

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The IDOT document shows that 173 of the 245 people hired as "staff assistants" since 2002 still work for the state, including 161 at the transportation agency.

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“Welcome Home Veterans” Marks Milestone

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Illinois is marking progress with a program that helps military personnel and veterans buy homes

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Abused Women in Central Illinois Have Several Agencies Willing to Help

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Whether domestic violence is “trending” on social media or not, it’s going to hurt long after Ray Rice is forgotten

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Champaign TV Anchor Only has Months to Live

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Popular anchor suffering brain cancer