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Decatur, Illinois is located in Macon County. Zip codes in Decatur, IL include 62525, 62523, and 62526. The median home price in Decatur is $99,500. More Decatur information.

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Thursday | WAND-TV Decatur

Donation BIns May Not Be Sending Your Goods Where You Think

It's a company called USagain. It provides you a convenient, and eco-friendly way to get rid of unwanted clothes.

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Thursday Jul 10 | WTVC

T1red of p@sswords? Y0u @re Nt @lone

Good thing she doesn't need a password to get into heaven. That's what Donna Spinner often mutters when she tries to remember the growing list of letter-number-and-symbol codes she's had to create to access her various online accounts.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

WAND-TV Decatur

Decatur teen sentenced to 55 years for first-degree murder

A Decatur teenager that was convicted of a 2011 murder will spend the next 55 years behind bars.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

WAND-TV Decatur

Heavy rains helpful for 2014 crop yield

As you may have noticed, quite a bit of rain has fallen over the past month or so across central Illinois.

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WAND-TV Decatur

Precision Aerial Ag Show coming to Decatur

Those that wish to learn more about the use of unmanned aerial vehicles in agriculture are invited to attend the Precision Aerial Ag Show on July 9 and July 10. You'll be able to see flight demonstrations and UAV digital output, hear authorities talk about UAV uses in agriculture, learn about regulations, liability, and UAV options, and tour ... (more)

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WAND-TV Decatur

Decatur City Council holds study session on dredge project

Decatur residents got a look at what they can expect to see from the city's new dredge project at a Decatur City Council study session Monday night.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

WAND-TV Decatur

Mini Golf to Open Soon

After delays from a severe winter and rainy spring, Decatur's new miniature golf course is nearly finished.

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Bellingham Herald

Business Highlights

As the company began developing new small cars in the late 1990s, it listened to customers who complained about "cheap-feeling" switches that required too much effort to turn.

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WAND-TV Decatur

Hunter wants to sell big-game slingshot, sues DNR

John "Chief A.J." Huffer enjoys stalking big game. And he likes to do it with a modified slingshot he says can fire arrows fast enough to take down deer.

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WAND-TV Decatur

Road closure in Decatur to repair water main failure

Motorists in Decatur are being advised to avoid the 3700 block of Greenridge Dr. beginning Monday, July 7, 2014, as City of Decatur crews will be repairing a water main failure.

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The Macon Telegraph

SCID now part of newborn screening in Illinois

The Herald and Review reported Sunday that Illinois is the 18th state to test for SCID.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

WAND-TV Decatur

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The night of July 4th is one that Michelle Kendall will never forget. "We went in the house at about 11:15pm, sat down, and me and her fell asleep watching a movie," said Michelle.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

WAND-TV Decatur

Lawmaker Wants Consumer Fireworks Sales In Illinois

But in Illinois fireworks are illegal. If you want to buy fireworks you have to cross the border into another state, make the purchase, and then sneak back into Illinois.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

WAND-TV Decatur

Decatur City Council receives update from economic development officer

In a report received by the Decatur City Council, Economic Development Officer Patrick Hoban says over $20 million has been invested in Decatur since January 2014.

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WAND-TV Decatur

American Red Cross asking central Illinois residents to donate blood

The American Red Cross is asking residents in central Illinois to donate blood to help prevent a summer shortage.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

The News-Gazette

Macon County judge appointed to Fourth District Appellate Court

The Illinois Supreme Court has appointed Macon County Judge Lisa Holder White to the Fourth District Appellate Court effective Tuesday.

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WAND-TV Decatur

Road construction begins in Decatur

Motorists in Decatur could see some delays as Oakland Avenue, between West Main Street and West Eldorado Street, will be closed due to construction beginning on July 1, 2014.

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Sun Jun 29, 2014

The Jackson Sun

Tired of passwords? Y0u @re N*t @lone

CHICAGO -- Good thing she doesn't need a password to get into heaven. That's what Donna Spinner often mutters when she tries to remember the growing list of letter-number-and-symbol codes she's had to create to access her various online accounts.

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WAND-TV Decatur

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Rescue workers and law enforcement agencies are preparing for a big weekend ahead.

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WAND-TV Decatur

Evidence being tested in Dwight shootings case

Authorities say evidence is being tested as they continue the investigation into a Dwight shooting that left a mother and daughter dead.

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Flash Flood Watch for Macon County was issued at July 13 at 2:55AM CDT

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