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Ameren Illinois making enhancements to Decatur's energy infrastructure

WAND News - Fri, 09/15/2017 - 16:34
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) - Ameren Illinois has announced it has made several improvements to Decatur's energy infrastructure over the last several months.
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Children's Museum of Illinois hosting Sensory Friendly Event

WAND News - Fri, 09/15/2017 - 16:02
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) - The Children's Museum of Illinois is inviting families with children who have special needs to attend a Sensory Friendly Event Friday afternoon.
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Kincaid man shot while trying to stop argument

WAND News - Fri, 09/15/2017 - 15:31
KINCAID, Ill. (WAND) – Police in Kincaid are investigating a shooting that took place on Thursday evening. 
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Coroner, police need help identifying murder victim

WAND News - Fri, 09/15/2017 - 15:20
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Danville school district employee charged with theft

WAND News - Fri, 09/15/2017 - 13:38
DANVILLE, Ill. (WAND) – A Danville school district leader who was let go is now facing criminal charges. 
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Attorney general to step down in 2019

WAND News - Fri, 09/15/2017 - 13:35
ILLINOIS (WAND) – Illinois’ Attorney General says she will not seek another term in office.
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School bomb threat ends in all-clear

WAND News - Fri, 09/15/2017 - 12:23
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WAND) – Springfield police searched a local high school in response to a Friday morning bomb threat. 
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Macon County sheriff replacement made official

WAND News - Fri, 09/15/2017 - 11:55
MACON COUNTY, Ill. (WAND) – A new sheriff is taking over in Macon County this week. 
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DPD investigating homicide on Wood Street

WAND News - Fri, 09/15/2017 - 09:55
DECATUR, IL. (WAND) - Decatur police are investigating a homicide, after responding to 1443 E. Wood Street, early Friday morning.
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Gov. Rauner's overseas trade mission makes stop in China

WAND News - Thu, 09/14/2017 - 22:38
SHANGHAI (WAND) - Governor Bruce Rauner continued his nine-day international trade mission by making a stop in Shanghai, China on Thursday.
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U of I police offering anti-theft tips to students

WAND News - Thu, 09/14/2017 - 22:17
URBANA, Ill. (WAND) - The University of Illinois Police Department is offering several tips to students to help reduce the risk of being a victim of theft.
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New store in downtown Decatur to hold ribbon cutting Friday September 15th

WAND News - Thu, 09/14/2017 - 21:44
Decatur, Ill. (WAND) - The Brass Horn, a high end mens clothing store in downtown Decatur will hold a Grand Opening on September 15th.
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Community encouraged to take stand against gun violence

WAND News - Thu, 09/14/2017 - 20:08
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WAND) - Champaign residents joined police officers and representatives from CU Fresh Start in seeking ways to combat gun violence during a public forum Thursday evening.
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Arts in Central Park

WAND News - Thu, 09/14/2017 - 19:36
Decatur, Ill (WAND) – One of the state’s premier art shows is this weekend in Decatur.
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Crisis kits wanted for hurricane relief effort

WAND News - Thu, 09/14/2017 - 18:54
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) – People in central Illinois can donate needed items to parts of Texas affected by Hurricane Harvey. 
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Illinois Made, Illinois Proud: Whiskey Acres

WAND News - Thu, 09/14/2017 - 18:30
DEKALB, Ill. (WAND) - An family of farmers is using their decades of experience to produce quality spirits for residents of the Midwest, right here in Illinois.
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'Pride Fest' set to return in Champaign-Urbana area

WAND News - Thu, 09/14/2017 - 18:30
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WAND) – An LGBTQ pride festival is set to get underway this weekend. 
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First responders, employees honored during special luncheon

WAND News - Thu, 09/14/2017 - 18:22
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) - Webster-Cantrell Hall took time on Thursday to honor its long-time employees.
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Mayor of proposed sister city visits Springfield

WAND News - Thu, 09/14/2017 - 17:52
SPRINGFIELD, Ill (WAND)- The mayor of Jining-City China made a stop in the Capitol City Thursday.  
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EHS, Millikin collecting supplies for Hurricane Harvey victims

WAND News - Thu, 09/14/2017 - 17:47
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) - Eisenhower High School and Millikin University are partnering to collect items for Hurricane Harvey victims in Houston, Texas.
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