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University of Illinois Springfield Student Union Building now open

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 16:20
SPRINGFIELD, Ill.(WAND) – The University of Illinois Springfield officially opened the new $21.75 million Student Union Building during a ribbon cutting ceremony on Sunday, January 14, 2018. The first-ever student union will serve as a social hub for student life and foster a greater sense of community on the growing campus. 
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Potential Measles Exposure at Chicago O’Hare International Airport

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 14:08
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WAND)- On January 10, 2018, a passenger on an international flight with a confirmed case of measles arrived in Terminal 5 at Chicago O’Hare International Airport and departed on a domestic flight from Terminal 1. The passenger, who was infectious on that day, may have traveled to other areas of the airport. Measles is highly contagious. People may have been exposed to measles if they were at O’Hare International Airport between 6:30AM and 1:00PM on Janu...
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Potential Measles Exposure at Chicago O’Hare International Airport

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 14:08
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WAND)- On January 10, 2018, a passenger on an international flight with a confirmed case of measles arrived in Terminal 5 at Chicago O’Hare International Airport and departed on a domestic flight from Terminal 1. The passenger, who was infectious on that day, may have traveled to other areas of the airport. Measles is highly contagious. People may have been exposed to measles if they were at O’Hare International Airport between 6:30AM and 1:00PM on Janu...
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One man's trash is another man's treasure

Sat, 01/13/2018 - 21:40
SANGAMON COUNTY, Ill. (WAND) - Chill and Build happens the second Saturday of each month at the Habitat for Humanity of Sangamon County.  \
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One man's trash is another man's treasure

Sat, 01/13/2018 - 21:40
SANGAMON COUNTY, Ill. (WAND) - Chill and Build happens the second Saturday of each month at the Habitat for Humanity of Sangamon County.  \
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Deadly crash leaves one man dead

Sat, 01/13/2018 - 09:35
SANGAMON COUNTY, Ill. (WAND)- A Carlinville man is dead after he was hit by a semi. It happened early Saturday morning around 1:30 A.M on I-55S near mile post 78. Preliminary investigations show that the semi was traveling I-55 southbound at MP 78 in the left lane. The driver of the semi came upon a pedestrian in the left lane of travel, and struck the pedestrian before coming to rest. The pedestrian Aaron Carr of Carlinville was pronounced  at the scene. The...
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Deadly crash leaves one man dead

Sat, 01/13/2018 - 09:35
SANGAMON COUNTY, Ill. (WAND)- A Carlinville man is dead after he was hit by a semi. It happened early Saturday morning around 1:30 A.M on I-55S near mile post 78. Preliminary investigations show that the semi was traveling I-55 southbound at MP 78 in the left lane. The driver of the semi came upon a pedestrian in the left lane of travel, and struck the pedestrian before coming to rest. The pedestrian Aaron Carr of Carlinville was pronounced  at the scene. The...
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Town rallies to find trucker's lost dog

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 23:13
EFFINGHAM, Ill. (WAND) — Jamie Stang Ellis is a wizard with the paintbrush, but her greatest work doesn’t involved canvas. It involves a search party, four legs and a whole lot of fluff.
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Town rallies to find trucker's lost dog

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 23:13
EFFINGHAM, Ill. (WAND) — Jamie Stang Ellis is a wizard with the paintbrush, but her greatest work doesn’t involved canvas. It involves a search party, four legs and a whole lot of fluff.
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HSHS community health survey underway

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 18:13
Decatur, Ill (WAND) – Three HSHS central division hospitals are launching a project to assess the health needs of residents in their communities.
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HSHS community health survey underway

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 18:13
Decatur, Ill (WAND) – Three HSHS central division hospitals are launching a project to assess the health needs of residents in their communities.
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Cyberbullying blamed for child model's suicide

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 17:34
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A 14-year-old girl who was the angelic face of an iconic Australian bushmen's hat brand was remembered by hundreds of mourners Friday after her suicide focused attention on the dangers of cyberbullying.
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Cyberbullying blamed for child model's suicide

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 17:34
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A 14-year-old girl who was the angelic face of an iconic Australian bushmen's hat brand was remembered by hundreds of mourners Friday after her suicide focused attention on the dangers of cyberbullying.
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'Mississippi Burning' KKK leader Killen dies in prison at 92

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 17:10
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Edgar Ray Killen, a 1960s Ku Klux Klan leader who was convicted decades later in the "Mississippi Burning" slayings of three civil rights workers, has died in prison at the age of 92, the state's corrections department announced Friday.
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'Mississippi Burning' KKK leader Killen dies in prison at 92

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 17:10
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Edgar Ray Killen, a 1960s Ku Klux Klan leader who was convicted decades later in the "Mississippi Burning" slayings of three civil rights workers, has died in prison at the age of 92, the state's corrections department announced Friday.
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Phone scam targeting local senior citizens

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 17:01
MACON COUNTY, Ill. (WAND) – The Grandma-Grandpa phone scam is targeting senior citizens in Macon County.
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Phone scam targeting local senior citizens

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 17:01
MACON COUNTY, Ill. (WAND) – The Grandma-Grandpa phone scam is targeting senior citizens in Macon County.
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Man already in custody charged with second shooting

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 16:53
URBANA, Ill. (WAND) – A Champaign man who was already in custody for a shooting has been charged with a second shooting.
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Man already in custody charged with second shooting

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 16:53
URBANA, Ill. (WAND) – A Champaign man who was already in custody for a shooting has been charged with a second shooting.
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Telephone scams targeting senior citizens

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 16:41
MACON COUNTY, Ill. (WAND) - The Grandma/Grandpa Telephone Scam is currently targeting local Senior Citizens. 
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