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Hurricane responders earn Spirit of Central Illinois award

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 19:56
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WAND) – Responders from Illinois are ready to help the people who need it most after Hurricane Florence. 
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Rare disease inspires man to bike across the country

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 17:23
ILLINOIS (WAND) - Robb Freed has biked his way across the United States, and now he's headed home. 
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University of Illinois reports nearly $500M in fundraising

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 16:38
URBANA, Ill. (AP) - The University of Illinois says it raised nearly $500 million in outside money over the past year, posting a record system-wide amount. 
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Survey seeks feedback about police in Urbana

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 15:57
URBANA, Ill. (WAND) – Independent investigators are looking to see how people feel about the Urbana Police Department. 
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Sexy 'Handmaid's Tale' costume sparks outrage

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 14:59
(WAND) - A website has pulled a sexy "Handmaid's Tale" costume after it sparked outrage from fans of the show.
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Coke, Guns, Monkey Masks: Men were on retaliation mission, police say

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 14:42
Lake County, Wis. (WAND) - Three Wisconsin men are facing charges after three loaded guns, drugs, and monkey masks were found inside their car during a traffic stop.
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DMH offering free prostate cancer screenings

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 13:19
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) - Decatur Memorial Hospital will hold free prostate cancer screenings during National Prostate Awareness Month.
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MORE LAWSUITS: "Widespread practice" of sexual misconduct at Logan Correctional Center; five accused

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 13:07
Two more lawsuits obtained by WANDA accuse three more employees at the Logan County Correctional Center of sexual misconduct, with one claiming there is "a widespread practice" of prison officials failing to intervene to stop sexual assaults and harassment. 
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Check to be presented to food bank at Luke Bryan concert

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 12:15
PESOTUM, Ill. (WAND) - Those coming to Luke Bryan's Farm Tour concert next week will have a chance to help fight hunger too.
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Rantoul in negotiation phase of choosing village administrator

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 12:06
RANTOUL, Ill. (WAND) - Rantoul is still in the negotiation phase of trying to hire a new village administrator.
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Champaign Fire Dept. gets new firetruck

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 11:54
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WAND) - The Champaign Fire Department is getting ready to roll out a new firetruck.
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Tickborne illness confirmed in Illinois

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 11:46
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WAND) - A tickborne illness called Heartland Virus has been confirmed in Illinois.
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Mattoon woman charged with theft

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 11:34
MATTOON, Ill. (WAND) - A Mattoon woman is accused of stealing from Casey's General Store.
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Man charged with sexually assaulting girl under 13

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 11:27
MATTOON, Ill. (WAND) - A man is accused of sexually assaulting a girl under the age of 13.
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Chick-fil-A coming to Champaign

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 11:19
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WAND) - Get ready for some waffle fries Champaign. Chick-fil-A is coming your way.
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Supreme Court upholds hospital 'charity care' tax exemption

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 11:14
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois Supreme Court has upheld a 2012 law that sought to clarify property tax exemptions for charitable hospitals.
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Dad accused of putting girl in game machine, stealing prizes

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 11:04
SALEM, N.H. (AP) — A Massachusetts teacher has been charged with putting his toddler into a game machine at a New Hampshire shopping mall and using her to steal prizes.
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5 people, 3 of them infants, stabbed at home day care center

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 09:58
NEW YORK (AP) — Police say three infants and two adults were stabbed at an overnight day care center in New York City.
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ALPLM curator loses job after time on administrative leave

Thu, 09/20/2018 - 22:12
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WAND) – The curator at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum has lost his job. 
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Hundreds in cash stolen from soda machines

Thu, 09/20/2018 - 21:17
CERRO GORDO, Ill. (WAND) – Deputies say someone stole hundreds of dollars from soda machines in central Illinois.
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