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Social service providers, businesses attend Continuum of Care meeting

WAND News - Thu, 09/14/2017 - 17:44
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) - Macon County social service providers, business representatives, and others gathered in Decatur on Thursday for a Homeless Advisory Council/Continuum of Care Meeting.
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Police: Armed robbery suspect stole money, keys

WAND News - Thu, 09/14/2017 - 17:42
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) – Police say two men robbed someone at gunpoint in Decatur in the last week. 
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Springfield health centers provide fresh produce

WAND News - Thu, 09/14/2017 - 17:38
SPRINGFIELD, Ill (WAND)- The Central Illinois Foodbank has partnered with SIU Center for Family Medicine and Central Counties Health Centers to distribute fresh produce to patients.  
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U of I falls in national collegiate rankings

WAND News - Thu, 09/14/2017 - 17:11
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WAND): The University of Illinois fell in national collegiate rankings. This is the second year in a row.
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Central Illinois workers helping restore power in Georgia, North Carolina

WAND News - Thu, 09/14/2017 - 16:48
MATTOON, Ill. (WAND) - A central Illinois electric cooperative says it has sent crews to help restore power to those affected by Hurricane Irma.
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ATM cameras capture card theft suspect

WAND News - Thu, 09/14/2017 - 16:12
URBANA, Ill. (WAND) – Police in Urbana believe someone stole and used debit cards from the University of Illinois campus.
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New details released in Zachary Hubbartt homicide

WAND News - Thu, 09/14/2017 - 15:59
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) - New details have been released regarding the Decatur Police Department's investigation into the homicide of 22-year-old Zachary Hubbartt.
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NBC, WAND team up with shelters for Clear the Shelters

WAND News - Thu, 09/14/2017 - 14:20
(WAND) - NBC and Telemundo owned stations are teaming up with hundreds of shelters across the country to host Clear the Shelters, a nationwide pet adoption drive to help find loving homes for animals in need. 
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Danville school leader may lose job

WAND News - Thu, 09/14/2017 - 12:41
DANVILLE, Ill. (WAND) – A leader in the Danville school district could soon be dismissed. 
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One killed, another injured in Bloomington car crash

WAND News - Thu, 09/14/2017 - 12:08
BLOOMINGTON, Ill. (WAND) – Bloomington police are investigating a deadly car crash. 
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Decatur police make 3 arrests in August 27 homicide

WAND News - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 21:54
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) - The Decatur Police Department has arrested three people in connection with the shooting death of a 22-year-old man.
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Champaign police identify suspect in September 12 bank robbery

WAND News - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 19:38
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WAND) - The Champaign Police Department needs your help in locating a man wanted in connection with a September 12 bank robbery.
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Decatur set to gain flight travel expansion

WAND News - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 18:54
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) – Commercial flights out of Decatur are set to expand in the near future. 
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Challenger surfaces in Douglas County sheriff race

WAND News - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 18:35
DOUGLAS COUNTY, Ill. (WAND) – Douglas County’s sheriff is facing a challenge for the seat. 
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Pana residents divided on Sunday alcohol sales

WAND News - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 18:18
PANA,ILL (WAND)- Residents in Pana are divided on whether the city should allow alcohol sales on Sunday.  
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Sheriff Schneider to step down - To be replaced by Buffett

WAND News - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 17:42
Decatur, Ill (WAND) – Macon County Sheriff Tom Schneider is expected to retire at the end of the week.
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Organization lifting spirits of local veterans

WAND News - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 17:08
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) - The Ageless Aviation Dreams Foundation provided a special experience for veterans living at Eagle Ridge of Decatur.
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Report finds religious change in IL

WAND News - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 17:05
 People without religious affiliation have become the second largest religiously-defined group in Illinois.
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'Road to Recovery' helping cancer patients reach appointments

WAND News - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 17:05
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) - Battling cancer is one of the toughest fights a person can be involved in.  However, one organization is helping to make that battle a little easier.
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Ameren announces hurricane response boost

WAND News - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 16:34
ILLINOIS (WAND) – An Illinois power company has sent more workers to help with hurricane relief. 
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