Podcasts

Podcasts

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Monday, December 9, 201312/09/2013

Springfield School Board Member Scott MacFarland

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

MacFarland joins WTAX’s Alex Degman to update us on the superintendent search — it’s almost over, and the public should get involved at a forum this week.

Law Talk

Saturday, December 7, 201312/07/2013

Law Talk – 12/7

In Law Talk Podcasts

Show Date: December 7, 2013

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Saturday, December 7, 201312/07/2013

Pearl Harbor Remembered

In Weekend Newswatch Podcasts

A solemn ceremony will be held Saturday December 7 at the DAV Club on Lake Springfield to remember those who…

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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

illinois times

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)

In Focus Podcasts

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.

unemployment

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.

Recent Headlines

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CWLP Mulls $12 Monthly Increase for Residential Electric Customers

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Customer charges would go up, but electricity rates would go down in 2015.

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Southeast Student Faces Weapons Charges as Juvenile

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A student accused of bringing an unloaded gun to school on Friday has been charged as a juvenile.

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Competing Springfield Outlet Mall Proprietors Join Forces

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Two competing interests both looking to build outlet malls have reportedly joined forces.

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North Mac Intermediate School Closed Again Wednesday

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The district recreated the carbon monoxide leak that sent nearly 150 people to area hospitals

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Rauner: Medical Marijuana Program “Ripe for Corruption”

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Bruce Rauner wants the application process changed for companies vying for dispensary and cultivator licenses.

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New Subpoena Issued in NRI Probe

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Federal authorities in Chicago issued a new subpoena over records involving Gov. Pat Quinn's troubled anti-violence program.