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College football training camps kick off in central Illinois

Fri, 08/03/2018 - 22:01
College football is back! Eastern Illinois, Illinois State, and Illinois each kicked off fall training camp Friday.
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Illini, young players getting valuable experience at Ursula Beck

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 19:42
DECATUR -- Five members of the Fighting Illini men's tennis team competed in the Ursula Beck Pro Tennis Classic. One is still standing: Aron Hiltzik. The New Trier grad advanced to the quarterfinals after beating Govind Nanda (6-4, 6-3).
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Illinois law enforcement cracking down on child sex trafficking

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 16:31
ILLINOIS (WAND) - One nationwide organization is attempting to stop child trafficking for good.
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Toughest Holes Episode 4: The Oaks

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 23:57
Welcome to Season Two of Toughest Holes! Every Wednesday this summer, WAND's Gordon Voit tackles the most challenging golf holes in Central Illinois. Episode 4 finds him at The Oaks Golf Course in Springfield, where hole No. 10 features a daunting river gorge. Can Gordon survive the treachery? Episode 4: The Oaks - Pro: Danny Pesch - Hole 10 - Par 3 - 110 yards (blue) - Challenges: large ravine separates tee box from green, with a narrow passage way - Score: 4 (+1...
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Eisenhower football reaches out to kids of community

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 00:37
DECATUR -- As players hustled out of the rainbow-colored expandable tunnel and on to the scooter portion of the obstacle course, it became clear. They were receiving the gift, not giving it. The Eisenhower football program is looking to engage the community on a deeper level under new head coach Curtis Graham. That's why more than a dozen players found themselves at Kids-N-Fitness in Decatur on this Tuesday morning. They were there to play with the kids, and in doing so achieve two ...
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