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Arcola students honor veterans

WAND News - Fri, 11/10/2017 - 17:41
The program included music and a recognition of individual veterans.
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Decatur luncheon honors veterans

WAND News - Fri, 11/10/2017 - 17:31
The event included a color guard and greeting cards from school children.
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APL offering free adoptions for vets

WAND News - Fri, 11/10/2017 - 16:50
SPRINGFIELD, Ill (WAND)- Veterans are being offered free pet adoptions on Veteran's Day.  
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Elementary school shutdown possible in district

WAND News - Fri, 11/10/2017 - 15:30
 ASSUMPTION, Ill. (WAND) – A central Illinois school district says it may end up closing one of its schools. 
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Local deals for vets on Veterans Day

WAND News - Fri, 11/10/2017 - 14:38
(WAND) – If you’re a Veteran you can expect to find some deals and sales this Veterans Day. 
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Orpheum prepares for 'Snow Globe'

WAND News - Fri, 11/10/2017 - 14:14
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WAND): While the Orpheum Children's Science Museum is a historical landmark, it's also full of fun.
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Doughnut food truck opens brick and mortar store

WAND News - Fri, 11/10/2017 - 14:11
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WAND): A local doughnut shop says they're making doughnuts the way they should be made: from scratch.
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Champaign Planetarium prepares for holiday shows

WAND News - Fri, 11/10/2017 - 14:09
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WAND) - The night sky can be seen in a new light in Champaign.
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Logan Palmer remembered at Veteran's Day assembly

WAND News - Fri, 11/10/2017 - 13:43
ILLIOPOLIS, Ill. (WAND) -Sangamon Valley students got a special message from the late Logan Palmer's father Friday. 
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2 arrested for stabbing in Carlinville

WAND News - Fri, 11/10/2017 - 13:07
CARLINVILLE, Ill. (WAND) – Police in Carlinville have arrested two people for a stabbing this week in Carlinville. 
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Man sentenced for shooting horse during argument with ex

WAND News - Fri, 11/10/2017 - 12:08
A man who threatened his ex-girlfriend before shooting her horse has been sentenced in Ford County.
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Spirit of Giving

WAND News - Fri, 11/10/2017 - 11:51
Join WAND, Cromwell Radio, Walmart North and Macon County Toys for Tots in the Spirit of Giving Toy Drive, Friday, December 1st. T
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One woman is using her amputation as a way to help fellow amputees

WAND News - Fri, 11/10/2017 - 07:54
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WAND)-According to the Amputee Coalition of America there are nearly 2 Million Americans who are amputees, a number that could grow to 3.6 million by 2050.  Those that are amputees, know that recovering from an amputation is more than a physical battle. "How do you go forward,” said Dr.Sanjiv Jain physical medicine and rehabilitation physician at Carl Hospital in Champaign. “We have to figure out what's going to be the best method to re-gain t...
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Retirement community holds veteran appreciation event

WAND News - Fri, 11/10/2017 - 00:24
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) – A retirement community took time to honor Decatur military veterans. 
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Shining a light on lung cancer awareness

WAND News - Thu, 11/09/2017 - 23:30
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) - On Thursday night, dozens of lung cancer survivors gathered at Decatur Memorial Hospital for the Shine a Light event.  
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Police: Driver fell asleep at wheel, crashed

WAND News - Thu, 11/09/2017 - 22:12
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY, Ill. (WAND) – State police say a driver fell asleep at the wheel and crashed in Champaign County. 
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Interstate exit closed, reopened in semi crash

WAND News - Thu, 11/09/2017 - 21:44
URBANA, Ill. (WAND) – Police had to close part of an interstate when a semitruck overturned. 
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Schools take shelter following robbery

WAND News - Thu, 11/09/2017 - 21:26
RANTOUL, Ill. (WAND) – Police say someone tried to steal money from a business in Rantoul Thursday. 
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Governor: "Failure" to address harassment must change

WAND News - Thu, 11/09/2017 - 20:46
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WAND) – Gov. Bruce Rauner is condemning what he calls a “failure” of legislators to respond to sexual harassment allegations at the capitol. 
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International voices join Mt. Pulaski Spanish class

WAND News - Thu, 11/09/2017 - 19:03
MT. PULASKI, Ill. (WAND) – Spanish students in Mt. Pulaski had international conversations about the language. 
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