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  1. Rauner proclaims Friday as Traffic Fatality Awareness DayRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | WAND-TV Decatur

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. Friday was First Responders Day at the Illinois State Fair and the governor made a special proclamation.

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  2. Deadly hit-and-run suspect behind barsRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | WAND-TV Decatur

    Police say Clifford Dougherty, 50, was driving a car after 3 a.m. on July 20 when it struck a 52-year-old woman near the intersection of Walnut and Canedy streets in Springfield. Officers say they found the woman down in the middle of the road on Canedy Street with the car responsible no longer there.

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  3. Treasurer rips Gov Rauner over vetoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WAND-TV Decatur

    Springfield, Ill Democratic State Treasurer Mike Frerichs took a swipe at Republican Governor Bruce Rauner saying the states chief executive is playing political games with retirement savings for 1.2 million private-sector workers. The governor used an amendatory veto on a bill which made technical changes to the Secure Choice program to change the meaning of the legislation.

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  4. News Minute: Here is the latest Illinois news from The Associated Press at 5:45 p.m. CDTRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 12 | WAND-TV Decatur

    A University of Illinois report is recommending new efforts to support students in the first weeks of school when sexual assaults are most common, especially among freshman. The News-Gazette reports that the university's second systematic survey of sexual misconduct on campus recommends targeting resources at specific groups who have a higher risk of sexual assault.

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  5. Bloomington Police Department looking for missing manRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 12 | WAND-TV Decatur

    BPD says Timothy Lafever of Bloomington was reported missing Saturday, August 11. The last time Lafever was seen was the day of July 11. Lafever is described as a white male, 55 years old, 6'04" and 200 pounds with brown hair and blue eyes. He was last seen wearing a tank top and blue jeans.

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  6. Pedestrian struck by car, transported for serious injuriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 12 | WAND-TV Decatur

    Saturday night around 11:30 P.M. Matthew T. Wallick, 32 of Petersburg, was walking eastbound on I-72 near mile post 83 near the right shoulder of the roadway when he was struck by an unknown vehicle that was traveling eastbound. Wallick was transported to an area hospital for treatment of serious injuries.

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  7. News Minute: Here is the latest Illinois news from The Associated Press at 11:45 a.m. CDTRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 12 | WAND-TV Decatur

    A University of Illinois report is recommending new efforts to support students in the first weeks of school when sexual assaults are most common, especially among freshman. The News-Gazette reports that the university's second systematic survey of sexual misconduct on campus recommends targeting resources at specific groups who have a higher risk of sexual assault.

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  8. Benedictine University says its president has resignedRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 12 | WAND-TV Decatur

    The Daily Herald reports Michael Brophy stepped down from the position Thursday and is planning a yearlong sabbatical. A spokeswoman says Brophy's future position with the university will be determined next summer.

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  9. Heat wave encouraged flamingos to lay eggs for 1st time in 15 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 12 | WAND-TV Decatur

    A British conservation charity says record-breaking temperatures have encouraged a rare flock of Andean flamingos to lay eggs for the first time since 2003. The Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust says six of the exotic birds laid nine eggs, all of which were infertile.

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  10. Airplane theft shows potential dangers from airline workersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 12 | WAND-TV Decatur

    The theft of an empty plane by an airline worker who performed dangerous loops before crashing into a remote island in Puget Sound illustrated what aviation experts have long known: One of the biggest potential perils for commercial air travel is airline or airport employees causing mayhem. "The greatest threat we have to aviation is the insider threat," said Erroll Southers, a former FBI agent and transportation security expert.

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  11. More \232aRead the original story

    Friday Aug 10 | WAND-TV Decatur

    Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner has signed a law requiring state jobs to be located in the capital city unless there's good reason to put them elsewhere. The Republican's action Thursday is designed to save state money - and Springfield's pride.

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  12. 5,000 Illinois Purple Heart recipients honoredRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 7 | WAND-TV Decatur

    The Purple Heart is awarded in the name of the president to any member of the armed services who is wounded or killed while serving in any military capacity. It took effect April 5, 1917.

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  13. Springfield's Malik Turner making name for himself at Seahawks campRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 6 | WAND-TV Decatur

    Malik Turner is one of 14 receivers currently in training camp with the Seattle Seahawks. He signed as an undrafted free agent after posting more than 1,800 yards and 10 touchdowns in his four-year Illinois career.

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  14. Demi Lovato speaks out for first time since hospitalizationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 5 | WAND-TV Decatur

    In her first public comments since an overdose put her into the hospital, singer Demi Lovato says she remains committed to overcoming addiction. She also thanked her fans, family, team and staff at Cedars-Sinai hospital in Los Angeles. 1 comment

  15. Amazon removes all Nazi and white supremacist symbols from websiteRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 5 | WAND-TV Decatur

    Amazon says it has removed items with Nazi or white supremacist symbols from its website after criticism from advocacy groups. Democratic U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison of Minnesota complained to Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos last month.

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  16. LyondellBasell Tuscola Plant faces excess flaring due to malfunctionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 5 | WAND-TV Decatur

    The company says flares are a safety feature designed to securely burn excess material during an operational interruption, which cannot be recovered or recycled. Much black smoke was generated from a loss of steam to the flare system.

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  17. Seven-year-old dies after being revived from drowningRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 5 | WAND-TV Decatur

    A 7-year-old boy died after he was pulled from Lake Catatoga in central Illinois. The Springfield State Journal-Register reports that family members were performing CPR when Macoupin County sheriff's deputies arrived at the lake Friday morning.

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  18. Decatur celebration sees increase in food vendorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 4 | WAND-TV Decatur

    The Decatur Celebration continued Saturday and the community members noticed an increase in food vendors. Members said it was a nice change from the regular macaroni and cheese, burgers and hot dogs they would see every year.

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  19. Venezuelan president targeted with explosions during speechRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 4 | WAND-TV Decatur

    Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro abruptly cut short a televised speech and soldiers present broke ranks and scattered after hearing several explosions Saturday in what the government called an attempted attack on the socialist leader. Information Minister Jorge Rodriguez said in a live broadcast that several drone-like devices with explosives detonated near the Maduro.

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  20. Lawyers defending Yingying Zhang's accused kidnapper defends information requestRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 4 | WAND-TV Decatur

    Recently filed court documents say communication between the White House and Department of Justice is not immune to disclosure and locating the documentation would be relatively easy. The lawyers say they are only searching for a discrete amount of information: they want to know if the White House communicated with the Department of Justice on this case.

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