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Prosecutors say they've held plea talks in kidnapping case

WAND News - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 14:49
CHICAGO (AP) — Prosecutors say they've held talks on a possible plea deal with the suspect charged with kidnapping and killing a University of Illinois scholar from China.
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Prosecutors say they've held plea talks in kidnapping case

WAND News - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 14:49
CHICAGO (AP) — Prosecutors say they've held talks on a possible plea deal with the suspect charged with kidnapping and killing a University of Illinois scholar from China.
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State establishes sexual harassment hotline

WAND News - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 14:37
CHICAGO, Ill. (WAND) - The Illinois Department of Human Rights has announced the creation of a toll-free sexual harassment hotline.
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Social media school threat found not credible

WAND News - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 12:35
HERRICK, Ill. (WAND) - The Cowden-Herrick School District is responding after they were alerted to a possible threat on social media.  
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Cerro Gordo taking extra steps following non-credible threat

WAND News - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 12:22
CERRO GORDO, Ill. (WAND) - High school administrators say they were made aware of rumors of threatening statements at Cerro Gordo High School. 
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Crews fighting fire at apartment in Charleston

WAND News - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 08:02
Firefighters worked Friday morning to put out a apartment fire in Charleston near the downtown square.  
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Counselors urge open dialogue following Parkland shooting

WAND News - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 23:18
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) — “It’s wearing on the children. It’s wearing on the parents. Everyone is scared.”
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'Total loss': Fire destroys mobile home

WAND News - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 22:48
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WAND) – A fire destroyed a mobile home in the Springfield area. 
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'Total loss': Fire destroys mobile home

WAND News - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 22:48
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WAND) – A fire destroyed a mobile home in the Springfield area. 
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Coroner: Woman's death came from flu, pneumonia

WAND News - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 21:53
DOUGLAS COUNTY, Ill. (WAND) – The flu has claimed an Illinois woman’s life.
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Net neutrality push underway in Illinois

WAND News - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 21:31
ILLINOIS (WAND) – An Illinois lawmaker is pushing to set up net neutrality in the state. 
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Net neutrality push underway in Illinois

WAND News - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 21:31
ILLINOIS (WAND) – An Illinois lawmaker is pushing to set up net neutrality in the state. 
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Grant to help child development programs

WAND News - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 20:44
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY, Ill. (WAND) – A grant awarded to Champaign County leaders is meant to help with education. 
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Social media predators

WAND News - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 19:32
CENTRAL ILLINOIS (WAND) – Kids are all over social media and so are predators.
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Baby's "sour face" goes viral

WAND News - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 19:19
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) – A mother caught her newborn showing a funny face on camera. 
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Online quizzes may be dangerous

WAND News - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 18:48
(WAND) – Social media quizzes aren’t always as safe as they appear. 
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SNAP cuts threaten the elderly and disabled

WAND News - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 18:06
Urbana, Ill (WAND) – Advocates for the poor are ripping a Trump Administration attempt to gut SNAP nutrition assistance, commonly called the Food Stamp program.
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Motive in Mattoon High School shooting revealed in court Thursday

WAND News - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 17:11
A “very ill boy,” who wanted to “go down shooting," That’s how a psychiatrist described the teenager accused of shooting another student at Mattoon High School last fall.
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Doctor warns of heart disease signs

WAND News - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 17:06
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) – Doctors are warning people to stay ahead of potential heart problems. 
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Possible cartel-related drug sales lead to 3 arrests

WAND News - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 16:30
URBANA, Ill. (WAND) – Suspects accused of involvement in drug deals related to a Mexican cartel are behind bars. 
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