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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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Sunday, December 15, 201312/15/2013

The Latest in Area Business News with the Springfield Business Journal

In Weekend Newswatch Podcasts

WTAXs Alex Degman visits with the SBJs Brant Mackey

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Sunday, December 15, 201312/15/2013

Entertainment Calendar with the Illinois Times

In Weekend Newswatch Podcasts

Entertainment options for the week of December 15th.

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Saturday, December 14, 201312/14/2013

Focus 12/15 – The Gentleman from Illinois – Senator Alan J. Dixon (Encore)

In Focus Podcasts

Guests:  Sen. Alan J. Dixon and author Taylor Pensoneau.  Encore Presentation.

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Saturday, December 14, 201312/14/2013

Law Talk – 12/14

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Show Date: December 14, 2013

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Saturday, December 14, 201312/14/2013

2013 Interfaith Breakfast was Highlighted on Weekend Newswatch

Rabbi Michael Datz and Les Eastep visited to talk about this year’s Christmas Day Interfairth Breakfast

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City Council Green Lights Magro’s off Stevenson Dr.

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Aldermen approved the variance on a 9-1 vote, Ward 3 Alderman Doris Turner was the lone no vote.

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Eastbound Monroe St. Reduced by Capitol

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Public Works says multiple service valves have broken and they need to be repaired.

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Portions of Chatham Under Boil Order

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Residents and businesses in the area on West Walnut St. from Route 4 to College might experience low water pressure or no water pressure at all.

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Barr, Regan Agree to Sheriff’s Race Debate on WTAX Oct. 31

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The two candidates have sparred back and forth in recent weeks through press releases and, in some cases, have cancelled other debates due to perceived hostilities.

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State Rep. Raymond Poe Undergoing Stem Cell Transplant

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State Representative Rich Brauer, others, say they'll step in while Poe is out.