Podcasts

Podcasts

Springfield Business Journal

Saturday, August 2, 201408/02/2014

Springfield Business Journal Report

In Weekend Newswatch Podcasts

SBJ’s Michelle Higgenbotham joins WTAX’s Alex Degman discuss the current issue of the SBJ, including food trucks and fitness centers…

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Saturday, August 2, 201408/02/2014

Entertainment with The Illinois Times

In Weekend Newswatch Podcasts

Entertainment with The Illinois Times 08/02/14

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Friday, August 1, 201408/01/2014

Springfield Ward 5 Alderman Sam Cahnman

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Cahnman talks about ward maps and pensions.

Stuff the bus

Friday, August 1, 201408/01/2014

Stuff the Bus is This Weekend!

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Paul Wappel, Community Relations Director for Horace Mann, joins WTAX’s Alex Degman to talk about this weekend’s event to benefit Springfield School District 186.

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Friday, August 1, 201408/01/2014

Congressman Rodney Davis

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Davis joins WTAX’s Alex Degman to talk about his vote to sue the president, plus what *didn’t* get done ahead of the August recess.

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Thursday, July 31, 201407/31/2014

Ward 7 Alderman Joe McMenamin

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

McMenamin joins WTAX’s Alex Degman to talk about underfunded police and fire pension funds and his revised proposal to deal with both of those issues.

Congressman John Boehner,

Thursday, July 31, 201407/31/2014

U.S. House Votes to Sue President Obama

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

The House voted to sue the president due, in part, to the perception he’s overstepping his bounds and isn’t upholding the law.

Morning Newswatch

Wednesday, July 30, 201407/30/2014

Ward 1 Alderman Frank Edwards

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey talks with Ward 1 Alderman Frank Edwards about the city council meeting last night and decisions on PILOT funds, and the Bel Aire.

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Wednesday, July 30, 201407/30/2014

More Sanctions for Russia

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

The U.S. and the European Union had adopted new and sweeping economic sanctions against Russia for events in the conflict against Ukraine.

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Wednesday, July 30, 201407/30/2014

The Gaza Strip

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Fifteen people have reportedly died today after a explosions struck a United Nations school being used as a shelter for displace Palestinians. Hamas is blaming Israel and Israel is investigating.

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“Workers Comp Reform” Fails in Illinois House

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The Illinois House closed out the week with Democrats taking another whack at the governor's "Turnaround Agenda."

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New University of Illinois President Visits UIS

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New University of Illinois president Timothy Killeen is reacting to published reports suggesting that community college and university presidents get some pretty expensive perks.

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Legislation Helping Mahomet Aquifer Goes to Governor

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A measure affecting water supplies in some regional communities has passed through the General Assembly.

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Cubs Owner Buys More Nearby Rooftop Buildings

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Cook County property tax records show that an entity controlled by the owner of the Chicago Cubs has purchased three more rooftop buildings next to Wrigley Field.

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New IL Corrections Director Resigns

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Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner's choice for state prisons director has resigned just two months into the job.

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Illinois Native Missing from Colorado Army Facility

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A Northern Illinois man in the military has gone missing from an Army post in Colorado.