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Christmas Tree recycling program for Lake Shelbyville

WAND News - Wed, 12/12/2018 - 09:29
SHELBYVILLE, Ill. (WAND) - When the holidays are over, you do not have to just put your tree on the curb.
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Taylorville hospital does community health needs assessment

WAND News - Wed, 12/12/2018 - 09:12
TAYLORVILLE, Ill. (WAND) - Taylorville Memorial Hospital has completed a community health needs assessment.
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Local credit union offers loan reprieve for tornado victims

WAND News - Tue, 12/11/2018 - 22:12
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) — Land of Lincoln Credit Union is offering victims of the Dec. 1 tornadoes a reprieve on their monthly loan payment.
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Former Mattoon man sentenced to 78 months for bank fraud

WAND News - Tue, 12/11/2018 - 18:24
EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. (WAND)- A 75-year-old former Mattoon man has been sentenced to 78 months in prison after pleading guilty to federal bank fraud charges.
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Answers filed to Springfield excessive force suit

WAND News - Tue, 12/11/2018 - 17:49
FOLLOW-UP: Attorneys for the City of Springfield and two police officers have filed written answers to an excessive force lawsuit filed in federal court in early October.
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Woman held at gunpoint as men ransack apartment

WAND News - Tue, 12/11/2018 - 15:54
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) - Three masked suspects are at large after they smashed their way into a woman's apartment and held her at gun point.  
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Police release surveillance video from deadly stabbing

WAND News - Tue, 12/11/2018 - 15:29
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) - Decatur police are still looking for the person responsible for a stabbing death earlier this year.  
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Danville house fire being investigated

WAND News - Tue, 12/11/2018 - 14:01
DANVILLE, Ill. (WAND) - A house fire is being investigated in Danville.
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Decatur woman robbed at gunpoint

WAND News - Tue, 12/11/2018 - 13:26
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) - A Decatur woman was robbed at gunpoint.
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Donor drops gold coins in Salvation Army kettles

WAND News - Tue, 12/11/2018 - 13:19
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND)- Salvation Army staff found two quarter-ounce gold coins dropped in kettles in recent days.
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Man gets 22 years for Danville robberies

WAND News - Tue, 12/11/2018 - 13:15
DANVILLE, Ill. (WAND) -  A man pleaded guilty to aggravated robbery for robbing a Circle K and Family Video last year in Danville.
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Potential jurors for Yingying Zhang trial to get list of questions

WAND News - Tue, 12/11/2018 - 10:23
PEORIA, Ill. (WAND) - Potential jurors in the kidnapping and murder trial of Yingying Zhang have been given a long list of questions.
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Jimmy Dean sausage recalled

WAND News - Tue, 12/11/2018 - 09:45
(WAND) - Tens of thousands of pounds of Jimmy Dean meat products have been recalled, because they might contain pieces of metal. 
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Scovill Zoo holding Zoo Buddies classes

WAND News - Tue, 12/11/2018 - 09:21
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) - The Scovill Zoo is holding special events for kids 3 through 5 to explore different animal species.
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Organization raising awareness by giving back

WAND News - Tue, 12/11/2018 - 07:48
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WAND) - A local organization is working to get families back together and is also working to give back. DADS CAN TOO started in Springfield during the summer of 2016. 
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Man dies in head-on crash between car, truck tractor

WAND News - Tue, 12/11/2018 - 00:58
CASS COUNTY, Ill. (WAND) – A 19-year-old man died in a Monday crash between a car and truck tractor semi-trailer. 
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Principal remembers teacher who died in crash

WAND News - Mon, 12/10/2018 - 23:51
BROADLAND, Ill. (WAND) - Students knew 75-year-old John Jones as a substitute Spanish teacher. Tom Davis, the principal at Heritage High School, called him a friend. 
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Decatur firefighters give the gift of Christmas

WAND News - Mon, 12/10/2018 - 23:28
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) — Four-year-old Kelsey Mize has her eyes on very specific gifts this year.
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Gold coins donated in Salvation Army event

WAND News - Mon, 12/10/2018 - 22:49
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) – The Salvation Army collected two gold coins while ringing bells in Decatur.
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Car vs. train crash in Champaign

WAND News - Mon, 12/10/2018 - 20:07
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WAND) - A train and car crashed Monday night in Champaign. 
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