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Shooting reported at Mattoon High School

WAND News - 2 hours 7 min ago
MATTOON, Ill. (WAND) - Emergency responders are on scene of a shooting at Mattoon High School on Wednesday. 
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Staff, pay changes part of firefighter agreement

WAND News - 3 hours 39 min ago
DANVILLE, Ill. (WAND) – Fewer firefighters will be on duty in the Danville fire department’s official new setup. 
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Boys and Girls Club of Decatur gets big donation

WAND News - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 23:22
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) - The mission of the Boys and Girls Club is to invest in the youth so that they may have a brighter future. 
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I-Team: ATV Safety

WAND News - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 23:00
A look at ATV safety, risks and the roll of Illinois law.
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Deadly Bloomington house fire claims 3

WAND News - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 19:18
BLOOMINGTON, Ill. (WAND) - An early-morning house fire on Bloomington's west side has claimed three lives.
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State warns parents of car seat dangers

WAND News - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 18:48
ILLINOIS (WAND) – Illinois leaders are warning parents about car seat usage this week. 
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Southern Illinois earthquake felt around the state

WAND News - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 18:28
URBANA, Ill. (WAND): An earthquake shook up southern Illinois this morning. 
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Gov. Rauner signs asset forfeiture reform into law

WAND News - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 18:27
CHICAGO (WAND) - Legislation that aims to reform the state's asset forfeiture system has been signed into law by Governor Bruce Rauner.
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Decatur hosting fall cleanup on September 23

WAND News - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 18:01
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) - Decatur officials are partnering with Advanced Disposal to host a fall cleanup event on September 23.
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Report says CWLP bleeding money

WAND News - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 17:42
SPRINGFIELD, Ill (WAND)- A new report by Synapose Energy Economics released Tuesday says CWLP has lost millions of dollars since 2008 due to the operation of the Dallman coal plant. 
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Hundreds of Macon County properties up for auction

WAND News - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 17:34
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) - Macon County officials say they will auction more than 600 properties to the public on October 3.
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Drury running for Attorney General-not Governor

WAND News - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 17:24
SPRINGFIELD, Ill (WAND)- State Representative Scott Drury has announced he is running for Attorney General, not Governor.  
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LEAP helping make Champaign County more disability-inclusive

WAND News - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 17:19
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WAND) - In an effort to help make Champaign County a more disability-inclusive community, Leaders in Employing All People (LEAP) is offering free training for businesses that hire or are looking to hire individuals with disabilities.
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Police: Man swings, strikes couple with chair

WAND News - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 16:36
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) – An Illinois man is accused of hitting two other people with a chair.
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Man sentenced to five years in prison for aggravated DUI

WAND News - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 16:31
CHRISTIAN COUNTY, Ill. (WAND) - A Christian County man arrested in connection with a deadly crash in 2016 has been sentenced to five years in prison.
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Twisted Deli on lookout for new owner

WAND News - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 16:27
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WAND) - A Springfield restaurant is offering a unique opportunity for one motivated entrepreneur.
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Gun found in high school locker room

WAND News - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 16:09
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WAND) – Leaders at a Springfield high school found a gun in a trash can Tuesday. 
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Allerton Park seeking sign theft suspect

WAND News - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 16:05
MONTICELLO, Ill. (WAND) - The Allerton Park and Retreat Center is seeking the public's help in identifying a person involved in a recent theft.
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West Nile virus patient dies in Illinois

WAND News - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 14:03
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WAND) – Illinois leaders say the West Nile virus has claimed a life for the first time this year in the state. 
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Vote expected in firefighter cost-saving push

WAND News - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 13:48
DANVILLE, Ill. (WAND) – Danville leaders are expected to vote on efforts to save money in the city’s fire department. 
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