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Urbana street closed for fiber optic cable installation

WAND News - Tue, 11/13/2018 - 12:35
URBANA, Ill. (WAND) - An Urbana street will be closed this week as fiber optic cable is laid for AT&T.
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Man charged with beating woman, drug possession

WAND News - Tue, 11/13/2018 - 11:35
MATTOON, Ill. (WAND) - A Mattoon man is facing battery and drug charges.
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Toledo man charged with hitting, choking woman

WAND News - Tue, 11/13/2018 - 11:31
MATTOON, Ill. (WAND) - A Toledo man is facing charges after police said he hit and choked a woman.
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Man charged with assaulting neighbor, police officers

WAND News - Tue, 11/13/2018 - 11:20
MATTOON, Ill. (WAND) - A Mattoon man is facing charges for assaulting a neighbor and fighting with police officers.
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Free piano concert to benefit Salvation Army

WAND News - Tue, 11/13/2018 - 10:35
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) - A free piano concert is being held to benefit the Salvation Army.
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ISP urges safe driving for holiday travel

WAND News - Tue, 11/13/2018 - 10:30
(WAND) - The Illinois State Police are urging drivers to use caution while traveling over this holiday season.
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Aggravated robbery under investigation in Urbana

WAND News - Tue, 11/13/2018 - 10:03
URBANA, Ill. (WAND) - Police are investigating an aggravated robbery in Urbana.
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Memorial's Festival of Trees hosting decorative painting event

WAND News - Tue, 11/13/2018 - 09:36
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WAND) - Memorial's Festival of Trees is hosting a decorative painting event Tuesday.
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Long-time Decatur firefighter retiring

WAND News - Tue, 11/13/2018 - 09:22
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) - A retirement reception is being held Tuesday for a long-time Decatur firefighter.
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Arson under investigation in Danville

WAND News - Tue, 11/13/2018 - 00:51
DANVILLE, Ill. (WAND) – A weekend arson led to an investigation by Danville firefighters.
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Professor sues school over response to way he treated transgender student

WAND News - Mon, 11/12/2018 - 23:46
PORTSMOUTH, Ohio (WAND) – A professor reprimanded for calling a female transgender student by a pronoun she didn't prefer has sued his school. 
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Democrat Kyrsten Sinema wins Arizona US Senate seat

WAND News - Mon, 11/12/2018 - 20:46
PHOENIX (AP) - Democrat Kyrsten Sinema won Arizona's open U.S. Senate seat Monday in a race that was among the most closely watched in the nation, beating Republican Rep. Martha McSally in the battle to replace GOP Sen. Jeff Flake. 
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Reports show prevalence of sexual misconduct at Logan Correctional Center

WAND News - Mon, 11/12/2018 - 20:26
LOGAN COUNTY, Ill. (WAND) — Reports chronicling the prevalence of sexual misconduct at Logan Correctional Center are highlighting the difficulties in proving those claims.
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1 shot in Decatur area Monday

WAND News - Mon, 11/12/2018 - 19:14
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) – At least one person was shot in a Decatur-area shooting Monday night.
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Illinois State Military Museum has focus on citizen solider

WAND News - Mon, 11/12/2018 - 18:09
Springfield, Ill (WAND) – With Veteran’s Day commemorating the end of World War I the Illinois State Military Museum provides great history lessons for kids and adults.
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Man who made woman serve as sex slave sentenced

WAND News - Mon, 11/12/2018 - 17:24
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) – A man who made a woman serve as a sex slave will spent time in prison.
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Six-figure prize won in Lucky Day Lotto drawing

WAND News - Mon, 11/12/2018 - 15:17
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WAND) – Someone has purchased a winning Lucky Day Lotto ticket in central Illinois.
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Comic book genius Stan Lee, Spider-Man creator, dies at 95

WAND News - Mon, 11/12/2018 - 14:55
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Comic book genius Stan Lee, the architect of the contemporary comic book, has died. He was 95.
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Duckworth marks anniversary of the day she almost died

WAND News - Mon, 11/12/2018 - 14:48
(WAND) - Senator Tammy Duckworth is celebrating her "Alive Day" Monday.
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Vandals tear through Logan County home

WAND News - Mon, 11/12/2018 - 14:41
The damage happened in late October. 
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