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Springfield Housing Authority employees rallying for fair wages

WAND News - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 23:52
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WAND) - Springfield Housing Authority employees gathered in the Capitol City on Monday to rally for higher wages.
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Social Media Sensation Visits Springfield

WAND News - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 23:23
Social Media Sensation Amiri King was in the Capitol City on Monday to say goodbye to a fan who bravely battled brain cancer.
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Human remains found south of Pekin

WAND News - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 22:35
TAZEWELL COUNTY, Ill. (WAND) - The Tazewell County Sheriff's Department says a person discovered human remains while mowing their lawn Monday afternoon.
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Bed bugs continue to be a pesky problem

WAND News - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 22:04
DECATUR, Ill (WAND)- Since the winter months, reports of bed bugs continues to be a cause for concern in the Decatur and surrounding communities. 
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Decatur woman facing aggravated arson, burglary charges

WAND News - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 19:17
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) - Decatur police say one woman is facing multiple charges in connection with a house fire on the city's northwest side Sunday morning.
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Help 4 Heroes gives back to local veterans

WAND News - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 19:14
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) - The Veteran's Assistance Commission is giving local veterans basic living essentials and much more.
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Search continues for missing teen

WAND News - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 18:19
Family and law enforcement say she has been missing since last week.
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Local Route 66 museum drawing international visitors

WAND News - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 18:05
PONTIAC, Ill. (WAND) - One unique central Illinois museum is helping share the history of Historic Route 66 with people from across the world.
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Governor Rauner calls special session

WAND News - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 18:03
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WAND)- Governor Rauner followed through on his threat to call lawmakers back into a special session if he did not receive SB 1, a school funding reform bill on his desk.  
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Families Still Recovering from Severe Weather

WAND News - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 17:34
MARTINTON, Ill. (WAND): Home owners in Iroquois County are still cleaning up days after sever weather ripped through the area. 
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Workforce Investment Solutions hosting another hiring event

WAND News - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 17:13
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) - Peerless Cleaning and Restoration Services is teaming up with Workforce Investment Solutions to host a hiring event on July 27.
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CAT invites girls to Assembly Training Lab

WAND News - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 17:05
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) - Girls in junior high and high schools had the opportunity to learn more about assembly line work at Caterpillar on July 24.
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Man facing murder charges to stand trial this week

WAND News - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 16:40
URBANA, Ill. (WAND) - The jury trial for a man facing multiple murder charges is scheduled to begin this week.
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12-year-old dies after crash in Iroquois County

WAND News - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 16:28
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY, Ill. (WAND) - The Champaign County Coroner has released the name of a child who passed away after a single-vehicle crash in Iroquois County on July 22.
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2 arrested after Decatur apartment robbery

WAND News - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 16:12
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) - The Decatur Police Department says two people have been arrested in connection with a robbery that happened on the city's north side July 22.
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Springfield police make arrest in July 20 bank robbery

WAND News - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 15:52
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WAND) - Springfield police have made an arrest in connection with a bank robbery last week.
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Police searching for shooting suspect in Decatur

WAND News - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 13:39
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) – A shooting is under investigation in Decatur, according to the Decatur Police Department. 
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Cans of Bush's Baked Beans recalled

WAND News - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 13:35
(WAND) – Some cans of Bush’s Baked Beans are being recalled. 
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Fire breaks out at Illinois Historic Preservation Agency building

WAND News - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 11:49
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WAND) – Fire officials are looking in to what caused a fire at the Illinois Historic Preservation Agency building over the weekend.
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Suspect sought in Circle K smash-and-grab

WAND News - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 11:49
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WAND) – Police in Champaign are looking for a suspect who robbed a Circle K. 
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