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Decatur students honor veterans

WAND News - Mon, 11/12/2018 - 13:57
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) - Area students participated in special Veterans Day tributes.
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Pedestrian struck and killed in Litchfield

WAND News - Mon, 11/12/2018 - 13:12
LITCHFIELD, Ill. (WAND) - One person is dead after being struck by a vehicle in Litchfield.
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St. Mary's holds Veterans Day prayer service

WAND News - Mon, 11/12/2018 - 11:55
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) - HSHS St. Mary's Hospital held a prayer service in honor of Veterans Day.
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Lincoln named Top Illinois State Leader

WAND News - Mon, 11/12/2018 - 11:31
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WAND) - It may come as no surprise who was voted the Top Illinois State Leader by citizens.
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Jeopardy! episode featuring local teen contestant airing tonight

WAND News - Mon, 11/12/2018 - 11:21
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WAND) - A local teenager competed in the Jeopardy! Teen Tournament, and Monday night, viewers will get to see how he did.
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20-year deal for UI's 2nd solar farm

WAND News - Mon, 11/12/2018 - 11:12
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WAND) - The University of Illinois wants a 20-year deal for the second planned solar farm.
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ISP warn drivers about deer

WAND News - Mon, 11/12/2018 - 11:00
(WAND) - Illinois State Police are warning drivers to be on the lookout for deer.
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Donations being accepted for Shoe Box Operation for Courage Connection Event

WAND News - Mon, 11/12/2018 - 10:24
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WAND) - Courage Connection will be the recipient of the Shoe Box Operation for Courage Connection Event this holiday season.
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NFIB offers tips for 'Small Business Saturday' success

WAND News - Mon, 11/12/2018 - 10:17
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The state's top trade group for Main Street shops is offering tips to retailers for "Small Business Saturday."
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Vehicle burglaries under investigation in Mahomet

WAND News - Mon, 11/12/2018 - 10:10
MAHOMET, Ill. (WAND) - Police are trying to find the person responsible for vehicle burglaries in Mahomet. 
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Lawmakers to ask questions about Lincoln hat, museum future

WAND News - Mon, 11/12/2018 - 09:53
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A state House committee plans a hearing to consider questions surrounding the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum.
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New exercise guidelines: Move more, sit less, start younger

WAND News - Mon, 11/12/2018 - 09:49
CHICAGO (AP) — Move more, sit less and get kids active as young as age 3, say new federal guidelines that stress that any amount and any type of exercise helps health.
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Military vet Ojeda announces 2020 presidential campaign

WAND News - Mon, 11/12/2018 - 09:41
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - A retired Army paratrooper and West Virginia lawmaker seeking to restore the Democratic Party's blue-collar roots chose Veterans Day to formalize his campaign for the presidency in 2020.
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Giving hope to people who need it most

WAND News - Mon, 11/12/2018 - 09:01
MACON COUNTY, Ill. (WAND) - Hope Lodge in St. Louis give people battling with a cancer a place to stay. It's a dormitory style residency for cancer patients and their care givers who are going through treatment. 
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Duncan Hines cake mix recalled for salmonella issues

WAND News - Sun, 11/11/2018 - 17:52
US. (WAND) - Duncan Hines cake mix is being recalled due to a possible salmonella outbreak. 
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Local veterans help veteran in need

WAND News - Sun, 11/11/2018 - 16:43
Dawson, Ill. (WAND) -- William Lee and a group of veterans spent their weekend rebuilding a roof of a local neighbor. 
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Many veterans not receiving GI Bill benefits due to computer error

WAND News - Sun, 11/11/2018 - 16:38
(NBC) - Shelley Roundtree departed the U.S. Army in 2013 after seeing friends and fellow soldiers die in combat during his tour in Afghanistan.
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Peoria to use 100-year-old flag in Veterans Day parade

WAND News - Sun, 11/11/2018 - 16:08
PEORIA, Ill. (WAND) - 100 years ago the “war to end all wars” came to and end and that same day the mother of a Peoria resident waved a flag that would be passed down from generation to generation, full of history and memories. 
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University of Illinois set 20 year deal for new solar farm

WAND News - Sun, 11/11/2018 - 15:22
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WAND) - The University of Illinois is planning to purchase a new solar farm. 
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NFIB tips for Small Business Saturday

WAND News - Sun, 11/11/2018 - 14:44
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - The state's top trade group for Main Street shops is offering tips to retailers for "Small Business Saturday."   
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