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UI fraternity to surprise students with gifts

WAND News - Thu, 12/13/2018 - 14:00
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WAND) - Students at Garden Hills Elementary are getting a special Christmas surprise Thursday.
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Gateway Foundation celebrates 50th Anniversary in Springfield

WAND News - Thu, 12/13/2018 - 13:27
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WAND) - The Gateway Foundation is celebrating its 50th Anniversary in Springfield Thursday.
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Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum marks Mary Lincoln's 200th birthday

WAND News - Thu, 12/13/2018 - 13:05
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WAND) - The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum is marking what would have been Mary Lincoln's 200th birthday.
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KoFusion owner buys PNC Bank building

WAND News - Thu, 12/13/2018 - 11:43
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WAND) - The owner of the KoFusion restaurants has purchased the PNC Bank building in downtown Champaign for $2.73 million.
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Teen formally charged in friend's shooting death

WAND News - Thu, 12/13/2018 - 10:56
DANVILLE, Ill. (WAND) - An 18-year-old Danville man has been formally charged in the deadly shooting of his 19-year-old friend.
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Police say teen suspect killed at Indiana middle school

WAND News - Thu, 12/13/2018 - 10:07
RICHMOND, Ind. (AP) — Authorities say a teenage suspect has been killed at an eastern Indiana middle school.
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Kroger donating $15,000 to Salvation Army

WAND News - Thu, 12/13/2018 - 09:46
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) - The Salvation Army is getting a donation from Kroger Thursday.
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Crews respond to overnight vacant structure fire

WAND News - Thu, 12/13/2018 - 06:17
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) - The Decatur Fire Department is investigating an overnight fire. Crews responded to a fire off of East Center Street around 1:30 AM Thursday morning. 
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Champaign organization pays homeless people to beautify the city

WAND News - Thu, 12/13/2018 - 00:11
CHAMPAIGN, IL (WAND) - A recent survey shows there is more than a hundred people who are homeless. One organization is offering help the best way they can to bring the numbers down.  The library is usually the place for the Champaign County Coalition Meeting. It is a community effort to figure out how people can best serve the county. Part of the monthly meeting was focusing on the homeless population in Champaign County. "Point in Time's" recent,
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Edgar County Sheriff's Office warns of scam alert

WAND News - Wed, 12/12/2018 - 20:22
EDGAR COUNTY, Ill. (WAND) - The Edgar County Sheriff's Office is warning residents of a popular scam on the rise in Illinois. 
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Canned corn recalled due to under-processing

WAND News - Wed, 12/12/2018 - 19:51
US. (WAND) - Del Monte Foods Inc. is recalling 64,242 cases of FIESTA CORN seasoned with red and green peppers due to under processing. 
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Champaign Police Department investigating after man attempts to lure girl into vehicle

WAND News - Wed, 12/12/2018 - 19:39
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WAND) - Champaign Police are investigating after a report of an attempted kidnapping. 
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Father and son arrested manufacturing of meth

WAND News - Wed, 12/12/2018 - 18:52
PARIS, Ill. (WAND) - A father and son are behind bars and a child is with DCFS after a father and son were arrested for production of methamphetamine.
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Woman killed in Mattoon car crash

WAND News - Wed, 12/12/2018 - 18:19
LOXA, Ill. (WAND) - A 38-year-old is dead after a crash in Luxa. 
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Farm Bill passes house and senate, headed to White House

WAND News - Wed, 12/12/2018 - 17:52
ILLINOIS (WAND) - The Illinois Farm Bill has passed the house and senate votes, and is now headed to President Donald Trump for the final approval.
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Trees bring cheer to Shelbyville hospital

WAND News - Wed, 12/12/2018 - 17:48
SHELBYVILLE, Ill. (WAND)- Staff at HSHS Good Shepherd Hospital spent part of Tuesday decorating small Christmas trees for patients.
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Illinois residents could see hike in gas prices next year

WAND News - Wed, 12/12/2018 - 17:41
ILLINOIS, (WAND) - According to the Tax Foundation, Illinois hasn't raised taxes on gasoline since 1990, but Illinois is still the tenth highest state in the nation for gas prices.
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Parole officer visit leads to arrest for possession of meth

WAND News - Wed, 12/12/2018 - 17:28
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) - Three are behind bars after police discovered materials used in the production of methamphetamine. 
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This is big - Toys for Tots

WAND News - Wed, 12/12/2018 - 17:02
Decatur, Ill (WAND) – “This is big,” Salvation Army Major Greg Voeller exclaimed as he watched parents collect toys at the Toys for Tots Christmas toy distribution. 
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Man identified in Danville shooting death

WAND News - Wed, 12/12/2018 - 16:58
DANVILLE, Ill. (WAND) - An 18-year-old has been charged in the deadly shooting of a friend. 
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