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Community forum discussing research project in Springfield

WAND News - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 17:15
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WAND) - Springfield residents are invited to attend a community forum regarding the research of properties associated with the city's African American community on September 18.
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Flu clinics announced for Iroquois County

WAND News - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 16:42
IROQUOIS COUNTY, Ill. (WAND) - The Iroquois County Public Health Department is encouraging the public to be proactive this flu season and get their flu vaccines.
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Suspicious fire destroys Decatur home

WAND News - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 16:37
Decatur, Ill (WAND) – Fire swept through a vacant Decatur house on Monday afternoon.  The Decatur Fire Department calls it “suspicious.”
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Good Samaritan Inn donating tractor to local church

WAND News - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 16:23
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) - The Good Samaritan Inn has announced it will be presenting a tractor to another charitable organization in central Illinois this week.
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Illinois employment workshop held at RCC

WAND News - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 16:09
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) - Richland Community College hosted a special workshop on Monday for those who are applying for jobs with the State of Illinois.
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Decatur police continue investigation into September 15 homicide

WAND News - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 15:45
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) - The Decatur Police Department is seeking the public's help in its investigation into the September 15 shooting death of James Basse.
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Gas prices drop in Illinois, across America

WAND News - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 14:10
ILLINOIS (WAND) – Gas prices are dropping across Illinois as hurricane recovery continues. 
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Police: Man bit officer, made threats

WAND News - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 13:20
MATTOON, Ill. (WAND) – A Mattoon man is accused of attacking a police officer.
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Hurricane scams prompt warning to Illinois investors

WAND News - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 12:32
ILLINOIS (WAND) – Illinois leaders are warning the public about post-hurricane scams. 
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Candlelight Vigil held for missing University of Illinois scholar

WAND News - Sun, 09/17/2017 - 23:26
URBANA, Ill. (WAND) - Yingying Zhang has been missing for 100 days.  
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The Shoreline Classic official race

WAND News - Sun, 09/17/2017 - 23:14
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) - A beautiful sunrise over Nelson Park Sunday morning. 
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A neighbor hears and sees a house explosion

WAND News - Sat, 09/16/2017 - 20:25
VIRDEN, Ill. (WAND) - A neighbor hears and see a house explode on Friday night.
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Early morning Champaign shooting leaves one injured

WAND News - Sat, 09/16/2017 - 17:10
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WAND) - A early morning Saturday shooting leaves one injured.
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Sentencing hearing for Urbana man set for September 29

WAND News - Fri, 09/15/2017 - 21:08
URBANA, Ill. (WAND) - The sentencing hearing for an Urbana man convicted of murder has been pushed back two weeks.
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House explosion in Virden

WAND News - Fri, 09/15/2017 - 20:44
VIRDEN, Ill. (WAND) - The Virden Fire Department is investigating a house explosion that happened on the city's south side Friday afternoon.
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Florida couple resorts to Decatur

WAND News - Fri, 09/15/2017 - 19:28
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) - After Hurricane Irma blew through parts of Florida, a Steinhatchee couple is settling in Decatur. 
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Decatur man facing drug-related charges after traffic stop

WAND News - Fri, 09/15/2017 - 19:26
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) - Decatur police say a routine traffic stop on September 14 resulted in a drug-related arrest.
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The number of Ash tree's continue to decline in Shelbyville

WAND News - Fri, 09/15/2017 - 18:17
SHELBYVIILLE, Ill. (WAND)- Conservation efforts have been underway for years to save ash trees. "Every year we do surveys for emerald ash borer we put up traps we work with the students as far as them surveying for the ash borer,” says Lee Mitchell, Natural Resource Specialist at Lake Shelbyville. “We hope to at least hold on to our ash trees as long as we can." The Army Corp of Engineers has been working with Shelbyville high school students, to collect sample...
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Decatur man arrested on multiple weapon-related charges

WAND News - Fri, 09/15/2017 - 17:49
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) - Decatur police say one man is facing multiple charges after carrying a loaded shotgun in public, then running from officers Thursday night.
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Police: Sex offender threw wrench, injured woman

WAND News - Fri, 09/15/2017 - 16:34
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) – A registered sex offender in Decatur is charged with a string of crimes. 
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