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Teachers, district reach tentative contract

WAND News - Tue, 11/20/2018 - 22:05
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WAND) – Champaign teachers and the Unit 4 school board reached a tentative contract agreement Tuesday night. 
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Police: Man burned child with hot tobacco pipe

WAND News - Tue, 11/20/2018 - 20:51
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) – A man put a hot tobacco pipe on a child's skin and burned her out of frustration, police say.
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Police seek driver who hit, killed woman

WAND News - Tue, 11/20/2018 - 19:58
CHARLESTON, Ill. (WAND) – The search is on for the driver who struck and killed a woman in Coles County.
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Central IL man gets 48 years for death during kidnapping

WAND News - Tue, 11/20/2018 - 18:55
BLOOMINGTON, Ill. (AP) - A central Illinois man has been sentenced to 48 years in prison for the death of a man during a kidnapping that authorities say stemmed from trying to steal recent lottery winnings. 
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Tony 'Chubby' Brown wins sheriff race by one vote

WAND News - Tue, 11/20/2018 - 17:32
MACON COUNTY, Ill. (WAND) – Tony “Chubby” Brown won the Macon County sheriff race by one vote, the county clerk says.\
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Trooper faces homicide charge after crash claimed woman's life

WAND News - Tue, 11/20/2018 - 16:40
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) – A retired Illinois State Trooper has been charged with reckless homicide in the 2016 death of a Decatur woman.
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Citing E. coli outbreak, US officials say don't eat romaine

WAND News - Tue, 11/20/2018 - 15:43
NEW YORK (AP) - U.S. health officials are telling people to avoid eating romaine lettuce because of an E. coli outbreak that has sickened 32 people in 11 states. 
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Drive-thru soup dinner at Catholic Charities

WAND News - Tue, 11/20/2018 - 14:41
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WAND) - Catholic Charities St. John's Breadline is hosting a drive-thru style soup dinner.
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Champaign preschoolers donate food to needy

WAND News - Tue, 11/20/2018 - 13:40
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WAND) - Preschool students in Champaign are helping those in need for the holidays.
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Foodbank delivering hams to Salvation Army in Decatur

WAND News - Tue, 11/20/2018 - 13:30
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) - The Central Illinois Foodbank delivered hams to The Salvation Army in Decatur Tuesday.
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Armed standoff ends peacefully

WAND News - Tue, 11/20/2018 - 13:05
SANGAMON COUNTY, Ill. (WAND) - Officials confirm there is an armed standoff underway in Sangamon County.  
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Springfield School Board to consider replacing Lopez as vice president

WAND News - Tue, 11/20/2018 - 13:05
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WAND) - The Springfield School Board is considering replacing Adam Lopez as vice president.
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Taylorville Walmart being remodeled

WAND News - Tue, 11/20/2018 - 12:45
TAYLORVILLE, Ill. (WAND) - The Taylorville Walmart is undergoing a multi-million dollar remodel.
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Vermilion Co. settles inmate's lawsuit

WAND News - Tue, 11/20/2018 - 12:34
DANVILLE, Ill. (WAND) - Vermilion County has settled a lawsuit filed by an inmate who claimed he was beaten by guards.
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2nd person dies from injuries suffered during Champaign Co. crash

WAND News - Tue, 11/20/2018 - 10:35
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY, Ill. (WAND) - The name of a second person killed in a Champaign County crash has been released.
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16-year-old shot in Danville

WAND News - Tue, 11/20/2018 - 10:25
DANVILLE, Ill. (WAND) - A 16-year-old was shot Monday night in Danville.
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2018 deadliest year on record for Danville

WAND News - Tue, 11/20/2018 - 10:14
DANVILLE, Ill. (WAND) - This year has been the deadliest year ever recorded in Danville.
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Hero dog saves elderly homeowner from house fire

WAND News - Tue, 11/20/2018 - 09:20
EFFINGHAM, Ill. (WAND) - Firefighters are crediting a dog with saving a man's life after an early morning house fire in Effingham.
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Judy Mason Thanksgiving Basket Project gives back year after year

WAND News - Tue, 11/20/2018 - 07:34
MACON COUNTY, Ill. (WAND) - The Judy Mason Thanksgiving Basket Project helps feed nearly 20,000 people each Thanksgiving break. 
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Coroner IDs man killed in Route 97 crash

WAND News - Mon, 11/19/2018 - 23:21
MENARD COUNTY, Ill. (WAND) – Investigators identified a man killed in a Route 97 crash near Petersburg. 
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