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National panel suggests new alcohol regulations

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 23:24
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) — Booze is Bobby Ghotra’s business, but he’s worried that business could run dry.
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Students raise money to buy bullet proof vest for K9 officer

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 19:25
WARRENSBURG, Ill. (WAND): Local elementary school students are helping out mans best friend. 
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900,000 Hondas recalled

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 17:58
 (WAND) – 900,000 Hondas are being recalled due to seats that are not latching properly.
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Protestors from Champaign area arrested during DACA demonstration

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 17:31
Champaign, Ill (WAND) – The fight over immigration is gearing up in Washington as protestors, some from Champaign, Urbana and the University of Illinois, were arrested during a sit-in.
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Local man provides antique emergency vehicles for hit TV shows

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 17:07
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) – A local man’s hobby is gaining him recognition in hit TV shows and national commercials.
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Springfield considering school bus tracking app

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 16:51
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WAND) – Parents in Springfield may be able to track their kids’ school buses with an app soon.
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Eisenhower students get tour of the Capitol

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 16:43
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WAND) – A group of Eisenhower High School students got a personal tour of the Capitol.
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Grant money available to take students to Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 16:30
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WAND) – There is now a grant to help take central Illinois students to Springfield’s Presidential Library.
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Champaign man pleads guilty to teen's 1985 murder, sexual assault

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 16:07
WHEATON, Ill. (WAND) – A Champaign man has pleaded guilty in the 1985 sexual assault and stabbing death of a teenager.
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Man sentenced for molesting 90-year-old nursing home resident

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 15:54
URBANA, Ill. (WAND) – A 24-year-old man has been sentenced for sexually assaulting a 90-year-old care facility resident with dementia.
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Homeless man charged with assaulting shelter volunteer

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 14:58
MATTOON, Ill. (WAND) – A homeless man from Mattoon is facing charges of battery and resisting a police officer.
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Judge won't block experts in Christensen trial

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 14:53
A federal judge has denied attorneys’ request to block expert testimony in the trial of accused kidnapper Brendt Christensen.
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Local man charged with human trafficking

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 14:44
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WAND) – A Springfield man is accused of human trafficking and recruiting women into prostitution.
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Mayor: US marshal shot, killed while serving warrant

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 14:07
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - A member of the U.S. Marshals Service was shot and killed early Thursday while serving a warrant, the mayor of Harrisburg said. 
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Clinic looking for 'cat cuddlers'

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 13:44
DUBLIN, Ireland (WAND) - If you love cats, and have an affinity for the Emerald Isle, Dublin's only cat clinic is looking for a "cat cuddler."
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IV bag shortage has hospitals scrambling to treat flu

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 13:32
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — An ongoing shortage of fluids used to deliver medicine and treat dehydrated patients has hospital workers scrambling in the midst of a nasty flu season and supplies from factories in storm-ravaged Puerto Rico have been slow to rebound. 
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2017 third warmest year on record for Earth

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 12:30
NOAA/NECI -- The average temperature across Earth was the third warmest on record for the planet, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
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Gas price spike expected after refinery issue

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 23:57
ROXANA, Ill. (WAND) – An issue at a refinery in Illinois could mean a bump in gas prices. 
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Gas price spike expected after refinery issue

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 23:57
ROXANA, Ill. (WAND) – An issue at a refinery in Illinois could mean a bump in gas prices. 
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Local paramedic serves as extra on NBC dramas

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 23:44
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) — When Shaun Rapp got the call to serve, he answered.
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