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3 arrested for home invasion, other charges

WAND News - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 16:03
RANTOUL, Ill. (WAND) - The Rantoul Police Department says three people are facing multiple charges after an altercation on the city's southeast side Monday afternoon.
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1 killed in crash on I-74 in Vermilion County

WAND News - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 13:40
DANVILLE, Ill. (WAND) – A man is dead following a crash on Wednesday morning in Vermilion County.
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Fire damages home on East Condit Street

WAND News - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 12:47
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) – A home was damaged after a late evening fire in Decatur.
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Farm Progress Show tickets now on sale

WAND News - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 12:16
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) – Advance tickets are now on sale for the Farm Progress Show taking place in late August. 
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Springfield police accepting applications for Teen Academy

WAND News - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 23:10
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WAND) - Teens who wish to learn more about life as a law enforcement officer are encouraged to sign up for the Springfield Police Department's Teen Academy program.
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I-TEAM: Donut hole hits elderly, disabled & taxpayers

WAND News - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 23:04
Decatur – It’s below the surface in the national healthcare debate.  The Medicare Part-D “Donut Hole” which is forcing seniors and the disabled to shell out thousands of dollars and costing taxpayers billions of dollars.
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Mattoon City Council votes to cut ambulance service

WAND News - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 22:23
MATTOON, Ill. (WAND) - The Mattoon City Council has voted to eliminate the Fire Department's Ambulance Service.
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Gov. Rauner signs "Charlie's Law" into state law

WAND News - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 22:18
LOMBARD, Ill. (WAND) - Legislation that would ensure treatment for children suffering from Pediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorders Associated with Streptococcal Infections under their insurance plans has been signed into state law.
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Shoreline Classic update: Alternative Training

WAND News - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 19:28
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) - It’s a different way of training, and can even be an alternative to some workouts.
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Macon County Sheriff's Office investigating offensive graffiti

WAND News - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 19:16
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) - The Macon County Sheriff's Office is investigating the spray painting of a racially offensive word on Decatur Sanitary District property.
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Hot and Humid weather to last into the weekend

WAND News - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 19:00
CENTRAL ILLINOIS, (WAND) A big dome of heat to the west is set to spread into central Illinois Wednesday and persist into the weekend. Chief Meteorologist JC Fultz says air temperatures will warm into the lower to middle 90s with dew points in the lower to middle 70s. Fultz says this will be the perfect recipe for heat indices to range from 100 to 110 from Wednesday through Saturday. 
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Million-gallon water tower earns final approval

WAND News - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 18:20
MOUNT ZION, Ill. (WAND) – Plans for a new water tower are expected to move forward in Mount Zion. 
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Bike Patrol Rolling Out at U of I

WAND News - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 17:52
URBANA, Ill. (WAND): The University of Illinois Police Department is training officer for bike patrol. 
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Staab Funeral Home receives honor from IDVA

WAND News - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 17:35
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WAND)- Staab Funeral Home was awarded a distinct honor from the Illinois Department of Veterans' Affairs on Tuesday.  
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Program promotes rural health jobs

WAND News - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 17:30
Taylorville Memorial hosts students through a program to help recruit rural healthcare workers.
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Decatur police investigating arson at local business

WAND News - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 16:58
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) - The Decatur Police Department and Decatur Fire Department are investigating an arson at the West End Auto Service parking lot.
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Champaign Expansion Includes Hotel, Office Space

WAND News - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 16:49
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WAND): The southern part of downtown Champaign could soon look very different.
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WAND-TV, Bob Ridings host sweet corn giveaway

WAND News - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 16:37
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) - If you enjoy sweet corn, you may want to visit the WAND-TV studio on July 19.
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Police: Van catches fire, person in custody

WAND News - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 16:23
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) - Decatur Park Police say a van caught fire after striking multiple vehicles on the city's north side Tuesday afternoon.
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Health care protest to demand governor speaks

WAND News - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 16:16
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WAND) – A group of Illinoisans plans to speak out against a healthcare repeal. 
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