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Former Urbana Police Sergeant in need of bone marrow donors

WAND News - Mon, 06/26/2017 - 18:29
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WAND) - The public is invited and encouraged to help a former Urbana Police Sergeant in his fight against a rare form of blood cancer by attending a bone marrow donor drive and fundraiser on July 3.
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ADM recalls cattle feed product

WAND News - Mon, 06/26/2017 - 18:18
ILLINOIS (WAND) – An Illinois company is recalling a product it says could be dangerous. 
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Webster-Cantrell Hall repurposing co-ed shelter

WAND News - Mon, 06/26/2017 - 18:07
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) - Webster-Cantrell Hall officials say they plan to repurpose their co-ed shelter, amid concerns of the shelter being permanently closed.
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Snapchat now showing location, users urged to be cautious

WAND News - Mon, 06/26/2017 - 17:10
MACON COUNTY, Ill. (WAND) - One popular social media app has received a new upgrade, prompting law enforcement officials to urge the public to think of their safety when using it.
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Community helping keep Dove, Inc. programs active

WAND News - Mon, 06/26/2017 - 16:46
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) - The lack of a state budget has caused one local organization to tighten their own budget in an attempt to keep providing services to central Illinois.
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Illinois gas prices continue dropping trend

WAND News - Mon, 06/26/2017 - 16:45
ILLINOIS (WAND) - Gas prices in Illinois have dropped in the last week. 
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Trade fair featuring jobs that don't require college

WAND News - Mon, 06/26/2017 - 16:28
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) - Workforce Investment Solutions is teaming up with the Decatur Public Library and Decatur Public School District #61 to host a career fair for jobs that don't require college degrees.
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No Renovations For Urbana Hotel

WAND News - Mon, 06/26/2017 - 16:06
URBANA, Ill. (WAND): In the heart of downtown, the Urbana Landmark Hotel is hard to miss.
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Man accused of touching teen girl facing charges

WAND News - Mon, 06/26/2017 - 15:57
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) - The Macon County Sheriff's Office says one man is facing a criminal sexual abuse charge in connection with an alleged incident involving a 15-year-old girl.
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Decatur man arrested for ambulance theft

WAND News - Mon, 06/26/2017 - 15:50
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) – Police say a Decatur man stole an ambulance over the weekend. 
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Governor criticized for bridge groundbreaking trip

WAND News - Mon, 06/26/2017 - 14:41
ILLINOIS (WAND) – Democrats are criticizing Governor Bruce Rauner for a ceremony he is attending Monday afternoon. 
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Illinois interstate crash injures Florida man

WAND News - Mon, 06/26/2017 - 12:31
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WAND) – A Florida man may face charges after crashing in central Illinois. 
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Paris man faces drug charge after standoff

WAND News - Mon, 06/26/2017 - 12:07
PARIS, Ill. (WAND) – A Paris man is behind bars after a standoff with police. 
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The Charleston community comes together to support a local university police officer

WAND News - Sun, 06/25/2017 - 21:03
CHARLESTON, Ill. (WAND) - The Charleston community joined together in a benefit for James Williams. 
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Quarter auction benefits kids preparing for school

WAND News - Sun, 06/25/2017 - 20:15
MONTICELLO, Ill. (WAND) - 3galsauction holds fundraisers every month to benefit a different charity. 
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ISP searching for driver in Champaign crash

WAND News - Sun, 06/25/2017 - 17:09
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WAND) - Police are searching for the driver of a car that ran from the scene after a crash Saturday night.
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Decatur woman changing lives across the globe from her home

WAND News - Sat, 06/24/2017 - 22:29
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) - The sound of a sewing machine fills Betty Bragg's home most of everyday. 
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Decanter Wine celebrating 11 years in downtown Decatur

WAND News - Sat, 06/24/2017 - 18:04
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) - Decantur Fine Wine and Spirits celebrated their 11th year in business. 
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Celebrate Independence Day like it's 1860

WAND News - Sat, 06/24/2017 - 17:57
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) - The Homestead Prairie Farm at Rocks Springs Conservation hosted a vintage Independence Day event. 
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One central Illinois girl completes a walk for freedom

WAND News - Sat, 06/24/2017 - 17:19
ARTHUR, Ill. (WAND) - One central Illinois girl who is walking to raise awareness of human trafficking ended her 352-mile journey. 
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