Podcasts

Podcasts

bob_murray

Wednesday, December 18, 201312/18/2013

Focus 12/22 – Music Therapy and Christmas Music

In Focus Podcasts

Guest: Rachel Rambach

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Wednesday, December 18, 201312/18/2013

First Night Springfield Preview

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Get a preview of some of the new activities that are slated for this years First Night Springfield with Springfield Area Arts Council Executive Director, Penny Wollen Kriel.

Wednesday, December 18, 201312/18/2013

An Update on the Auburn Ambulance Subscriber Program.

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey talks with Dave Hallerberg, and gets an update on the Auburn Ambulance Subscriber Program.

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Tuesday, December 17, 201312/17/2013

An Open Letter from Bob Murray

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey McLaughlin and Alex Degman read a letter from Bob Murray to Springfield and the central Illinois community, written as he battles aggressive brain cancer.

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Tuesday, December 17, 201312/17/2013

The Minority Participation Plan is launched

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

The City of Springfield, Sangamon County and Hanson Professional Services Inc. have jointly launched the Minority Participation Plan to provide paid internship and networking to minority students. Joey talks with 6th Ward Alderman Cory Jobe.

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Tuesday, December 17, 201312/17/2013

Downtown Springfield housing demand is studied

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey talks with Downtown Springfield Inc. Executive Director Victoria Ringer about the latest on the Sustainable Design Assessment Team (S-DAT) recommendations and progress on new residential space.

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Tuesday, December 17, 201312/17/2013

Tom Wolf of the Illinois Chamber of Commerce Energy Council on Fracking

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Tom discusses with Joey McLaughlin the latest on the hydraulic fracturing or “fracking” hearings being held around the state.

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Monday, December 16, 201312/16/2013

Springfield School Board Member Adam Lopez

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

WTAX’s Alex Degman talks with Lopez about this evening’s school board meeting; they’re expected to approve a new temporary superintendent and a revised school day for the high schools.

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Sunday, December 15, 201312/15/2013

The 10th Annual Holiday Interfaith Breakfast is Coming Up

In Weekend Newswatch Podcasts

WTAXs Kirk Farah visited with Michael Datz,the rabbi at Temple B’rith  Sholom and Les Eastep, volunteer to talk about this…

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