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Cash stolen, worker tied up in fast food robbery

WAND News - Fri, 09/01/2017 - 14:30
URBANA, Ill. (WAND) - Police say someone tried to rob an Urbana Burger King at gunpoint. 
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Open house planned for power plant anniversary

WAND News - Fri, 09/01/2017 - 14:20
CLINTON, Ill. (WAND) – A Clinton power plant will celebrate a milestone next week. 
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Break-in, equipment theft lead to manhunt

WAND News - Fri, 09/01/2017 - 11:57
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WAND) – Champaign police are working to track down burglary suspects. 
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Man dies in hospital after overnight shooting

WAND News - Fri, 09/01/2017 - 11:09
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WAND) – A man died after a Friday morning shooting in Champaign. 
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Local help to Houston

WAND News - Thu, 08/31/2017 - 22:19
DECATUR, Ill (WAND) - Austin Yutzy is a mother to 2 young children and couldn't imagine what families are going through in Houston after flooding leaves nothing but destruction in the pathway. 
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Grant brings agricultural education into schools

WAND News - Thu, 08/31/2017 - 19:57
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WAND): Grant money is bringing agricultural education into local schools. 
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Governor signs school funding bill, makes it law

WAND News - Thu, 08/31/2017 - 19:00
CHICAGO (WAND) – A school funding bill is officially law in Illinois. 
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Connecting Downtown Springfield and local college students

WAND News - Thu, 08/31/2017 - 18:41
SPRINGFIELD, Ill (WAND)- A new discount program has been created linking downtown Springfield businesses with UIS and Lincoln Land Community College students.  
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I-TEAM Update: Frerichs blasts veto of life insurance bill

WAND News - Thu, 08/31/2017 - 18:27
Springfield, Ill (WAND) – State Treasurer Mike Frerichs is taking aim at Governor Bruce Rauner attacking his veto of legislation to help beneficiaries collect death benefits on life insurance policies.
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ADM to donate Hurricane Harvey relief money

WAND News - Thu, 08/31/2017 - 16:49
DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) – An Illinois agriculture company says it will donate to Hurricane Harvey relief efforts.
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Motorcyclist killed in intersection crash

WAND News - Thu, 08/31/2017 - 16:25
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WAND) – A motorcycle rider has died after a crash at an intersection. 
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Student savings available in Springfield stores

WAND News - Thu, 08/31/2017 - 16:02
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WAND) – Discounts are now available for college students in Springfield. 
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Decatur students tour Farm Progress Show

WAND News - Thu, 08/31/2017 - 15:53
More than 600 sixth grade students from the Decatur district toured the show Thursday.
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EIU offers post-hurricane help to Texas students

WAND News - Thu, 08/31/2017 - 14:59
CHARLESTON, Ill. (WAND) – College students displaced by Hurricane Harvey could find a new home in Illinois. 
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Illinois sailor's body returns to American soil

WAND News - Thu, 08/31/2017 - 12:48
DOVER, Del. (WAND) – An Illinois sailor who died in a deadly crash at sea has returned to the U.S. 
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Lack of control, fatigue named causes of deadly plane crash

WAND News - Thu, 08/31/2017 - 12:20
BLOOMINGTON, Ill. (WAND) – Investigators say they’ve figured out how a deadly plane crash happened several years ago. 
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U.S. Department of Education approves Illinois ESSA Plan

WAND News - Wed, 08/30/2017 - 23:22
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WAND) - The Illinois Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) Plan has been approved by the U.S. Department of Education.
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Dress code changes cause controversy

WAND News - Wed, 08/30/2017 - 22:33
CHATHAM, Ill (WAND)- The start of the school year brings with it new classes, friends and it also means new rules for apparel at Glenwood High School.
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Exelon hosting 30th anniversary community open house

WAND News - Wed, 08/30/2017 - 22:01
CLINTON, Ill. (WAND) - Exelon Generation is celebrating the 30th anniversary of its Clinton Power Station by hosting a community open house on September 6.
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Governor tours schools after funding bill passage

WAND News - Wed, 08/30/2017 - 18:56
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WAND) – Gov. Bruce Rauner paid Illinois schools a visit a day after lawmakers passed a school funding reform bill. 
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