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Bridge work on Illinois 133 to start

WAND News - Wed, 08/01/2018 - 12:07
LOVINGTON, Ill. (WAND) - Bridge work on Illinois 133 near Lovington is scheduled to start the week of Aug. 6.
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Police urge drivers to slow down after officers almost hit

WAND News - Wed, 08/01/2018 - 12:02
CHATHAM, Ill. (WAND) - The Chatham Police Department is urging drivers to be careful after several officers were almost hit on the side of the road.
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Man gets 4 years for having stolen gun

WAND News - Wed, 08/01/2018 - 11:55
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WAND) - A Champaign man has been sentenced to four years in prison for having a stolen gun.
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Memorial employees donate more than $288K during fundraiser

WAND News - Wed, 08/01/2018 - 11:48
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WAND) – Employees of Memorial Medical Center raised $288,638 during the Foundation's 30th annual employee giving campaign.
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Water main break in Nokomis

WAND News - Wed, 08/01/2018 - 11:41
NOKOMIS, Ill. (WAND) - The city of Nokomis is without water.
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HSHS St. John's celebrates completed cancer center renovations

WAND News - Wed, 08/01/2018 - 11:26
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WAND) - HSHS St. John's Hospital is celebrating the completed renovations of their cancer center. 
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Wraps and salads sold at Kroger, Walgreens, Trader Joe's recalled

WAND News - Wed, 08/01/2018 - 10:29
(WAND) - Sandwich wraps sold at Kroger, Walgreens, and Trader Joe's have been recalled due to parasite concerns.
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'I thought I was dying': Injured tourist recalls lava blast

WAND News - Wed, 08/01/2018 - 09:42
HONOLULU (AP) — Jessica Tilton wanted to see lava flowing into the ocean off Hawaii's Big Island but thought her sightseeing boat got too close to the explosive phenomenon.
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Rauner signs law providing protection for EpiPen prescribers

WAND News - Wed, 08/01/2018 - 09:37
ELMHURST, Ill. (AP) — Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner has signed a law protecting health professionals who provide police officers with life-saving epinephrine auto injections.
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Illinois plans to celebrate 100th anniversary of Route 66

WAND News - Wed, 08/01/2018 - 09:32
PLAINFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois wants to celebrate a century of people getting their kicks on Route 66.
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Man charged with hitting Walgreens customer in head with rock

WAND News - Wed, 08/01/2018 - 09:11
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WAND) - A man has been charged with attacking a woman in a Walgreens drive-through.
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Correctional center celebrates one year Tails program success

WAND News - Wed, 08/01/2018 - 06:25
VANDALIA, Ill. (WAND) – A program at Vandalia Correctional Center is working to change the lives of rescue dogs and offenders. The TAILS program at VCC is partnered with Second Chance Rescue, to have puppies trained and ready for their forever homes. 
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Burglary suspect sought in Champaign County

WAND News - Wed, 08/01/2018 - 00:01
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY, Ill. (WAND) – Investigators are looking for a man accused of residential burglary. 
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