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Wednesday, June 4, 201406/04/2014

Sherman Mayor Trevor Clatfelter

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Clatfelter joins WTAX’s Alex Degman to talk about the village’s video gambling extension, and how its public infrastructure fared in the wake of heavy thunderstorms.

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Wednesday, June 4, 201406/04/2014

Ernie Goetsch of the National Weather Service

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Meteorologist Ernie Goetsch updates WTAX’s Alex Degman on the latest weather information as heavy rain and thunderstorms continue to move through central Illinois.

Tuesday, June 3, 201406/03/2014

The Ray Lytle Show Tuesday June 3 2014

In Ray Lytle Show Podcasts

A lytle and Latessa list plus congressman Rodney Davis hangs out with Ray in the studio

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Tuesday, June 3, 201406/03/2014

Alderman Jobe on the Bel-Aire Motel

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Ward 6 Alderman Cory Jobe joins Joey to talk about the Bel-Aire Motel being on the block, and finding new homes for its residents.

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Tuesday, June 3, 201406/03/2014

The Illinois Coal Association on EPA Regulations

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey has a conversation with Phil Gonet, President of the Illinois Coal Association on proposed EPA regulation limiting emissions.

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Tuesday, June 3, 201406/03/2014

The Sierra Club of Illinois on EPA Regulation

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Jack Darin Director of the Illinois chapter of the Sierra Club talks with joey about the proposed EPA regulations limiting emissions.

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Tuesday, June 3, 201406/03/2014

Adam Lopez on the School Board Meeting

In Morning Newswatch Podcasts

Joey talks with District 186 Board Member Adam Lopez on the latest school board meeting.

Monday, June 2, 201406/02/2014

The Ray Lytle Show Monday June 2 2014

In Ray Lytle Show Podcasts

Is it Florida? Ray talks to Congressman Rodney Davis about the new EPA rules and how they will affect coal…

Sunday, June 1, 201406/01/2014

Ray Lytle Show Friday May 30 2014

In Ray Lytle Show Podcasts

Marvin debuts his Obituary of the week and the invention of stump the stumps on the FAT CLUB

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Saturday, May 31, 201405/31/2014

Entertainment with the Illinois Times 05/31/14

In Weekend Newswatch Podcasts

Alex Degman and Anita Stienstra discuss local entertainment and things to in Springfield.

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Mayoral Candidates Debate on WTAX — And Ask Each Other Questions

3-26-15 Mayoral Debate

Minimum wage, right to work zones, and other questions were posed.

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Springfield Opens New Park

3-26-15 Playground

Children wasted no time Thursday morning running to play in the new "Bounties of Nature" playground at Center Park in Springfield, once it officially opened.

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Legislature Passes Budget Fix, Governor Says He’ll Sign

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The Illinois Legislature has approved a plan ending weeks of negotiations over plugging a $1.6 billion hole in this year's state budget.

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Schock Leaves Congress with “Humility, Sadness”

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Congressman Aaron Schock says he is leaving Congress with sadness and humility.

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National Guard Talks More About Guardsman Accused of Terrorism

3-26-15 National Guard

An Illinois National Guard soldier is one of two people arrested for allegedly providing support to ISIS.

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Former U.S. Rep. Jackson Leaves Prison

FILE - In this March 9, 2012 file photo, Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. , D-Ill., and his wife, Chicago Alderman Sandi Jackson, ask each other for their support and votes as they arrive at a polling station for early voting in Chicago. The sweep of Jesse Jackson Jr.'s life, from golden boy who could be president to broken politician, will be laid out for a federal judge in Washington, D.C., Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013, as she sentences him and his wife for misusing $750,000 in campaign money on a gold-plated Rolex watch, mink capes, mounted elk heads and other personal items.

Jackson will serve the remainder of his sentence at a Washington, D.C., halfway house.