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Local nursing homes fined by state

CENTRAL ILLINOIS (WCIA) – Several central Illinois nursing homes are being fined by the state. The Illinois Department of Public Health released its 2022 second quarterly report. Showing nursing homes violating the nursing home care act. Here’s a list of nursing homes in Central Illinois who are being fined for a Type A violation. This […]
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This Dying Retro Mall In Illinois Might Not Be Open Much Longer

I'm back with another episode of "How Long Will This Mall Stay Open?" I really used to love malls. As a kid, it was one of my favorite places to go on weekends with my parents. Now with the power of social media and online stores, I think malls are just out of date. You'd think cities would want every inch of their city to thrive, but somehow seem to neglect the eyesores in town - aka their dying shopping malls that even look rundown on the outside.
DANVILLE, IL
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Cameron Lee takes over Oakwood football in “dream job” coaching Comets

FITHIAN (WCIA) — Cameron Lee is the position he always wanted to have, Oakwood football head coach. The former Comets standout, Illinois State offensive lineman and NFL undrafted free agent takes over the program he once played for after serving as an assistant under his predecessor Al Craig who resigned after last season. “This was […]
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Committee Recommends Acquiring Over 120 Parcels

A Danville City Council committee is recommending the city purchase over 120 parcels of land from Vermilion County’s Delinquent Tax Agent. All of the property is located in Danville and was going to be auctioned because of delinquent taxes. Logan Cronk, Community Development Administrator for the City of Danville,...
DANVILLE, IL
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Royal Donut back open in Danville

DANVILLE, Ill. (WAND) - Royal Donut has re-opened its doors in Danville, and customers couldn't wait. People lining up as early as 5am to purchase a tasty treat. Business was so popular today, the shop had to close for a few hours because they ran out. Co-owner Sam George said,...
DANVILLE, IL
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Photo Gallery- Day 1 Georgetown Fair

The Georgetown Fair is happening through Saturday, August 13, 2022. Find out more at GeorgetownFair.org. D102’s Tom Barnes interviews the Georgetown Fair Queen, Brylie Smith of Catlin. See the full story on this year’s Queen Pageant.
GEORGETOWN, IL
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District 118 Welcomes Back Staff for New Year

Superintendent Dr. Alicia Geddis welcomed District 118 staff back to school this morning in a BIG WAY! DHS Band of Vikings and Cheerleaders formed a tunnel of love for staff to exit through as they headed back to get their classrooms ready for students to arrive on Friday. King Joseph...
DANVILLE, IL
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A Night with Night Ranger

Join D102 and K-ROCK at Julee’s Shooting Star to win tickets to see. Come to Julee’s Shooting Star on Wednesday, August 17th starting at 6:00pm to register to win. 8 lucky winners will receive a pair of tickets to see Night Ranger including Pit Party. When will tickets...
WESTVILLE, IL
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Scooters brewing up growth in Illinois

Scooter's Coffee, an Omaha-based drive-thru coffee franchise, is expanding its Illinois presence in Champaign, Urbana, Danville and Paris, Illinois. The expansion into Southeast Illinois is the result of franchise agreements signed by Matt and Angela Kade, of Elkhorn, Nebraska, who own a veterinary hospital. "At one point, I talked with...
CHAMPAIGN, IL
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Packed Council Chamber Welcomes New Danville Firefighters, Police Officers

(Above) Danville Police and Fire Board members Amy Hoose and Dr. Stephen Nacco welcome newly sworn in firefighters Jason Toth and Trae Ford; along with probationary police officers Noah Darr and Zane Reining. A packed house in the Danville City Council Chambers Wednesday morning saw two new firefighters and two...
DANVILLE, IL
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Back Talk: Stan Gouard

Education: Bachelor’s degree in communications from the University of Southern Indiana. Resume: professional basketball player, Sweden, South America, and Mexico; academic advisor, John A. Logan College; assistant men’s basketball coach, University of Southern Indiana; assistant men’s basketball coach, University of Indianapolis; assistant men’s basketball coach, Indiana State University; head men’s basketball coach, University of Indianapolis; head men’s basketball coach, University of Southern Indiana, 2020-present.
EVANSVILLE, IN
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Scooter’s Coffee Continues Growing in Illinois

Scooter’s Franchisees Sign Additional Agreement with National Coffee Brand. August 09, 2022 // Franchising.com // OMAHA, Neb. - Scooter’s Coffee, LLC, the Midwest-based drive-thru coffee franchise that is experiencing record-breaking growth, is continuing its effort to grow its presence throughout the United States by bringing its world-class drive-thru coffee locations to Champaign, Urbana, Danville, and Paris, Illinois.
PARIS, IL
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As School Returns: Substitute Teachers and Other Personnel Very Much Needed

Danville District 118 students return to class this Friday, and loads of other schools around Vermilion County are getting ready to start as well. So where are we when it comes to “supply of adequate teachers and substitutes?” Vermilion County Regional Superintendent of Schools Aaron Hird recently joined Laura Williams on 1490 WDAN’s Community Connection. He said schools needing teachers continue to fight the “shortage of workers” that everyone else is fighting these days. That goes for teachers, and everything else.

Traffic Alert: SR 63 lanes to re-open north of TH

VIGO COUNTY, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) — Northbound Lanes of State Road 63 are set to open this week according to INDOT. Northbound of State Road 63 from Terre Haute to Clinton are scheduled to re-open Wednesday, Aug. 10. Southbound lanes will return to normal. Hazel Bluff Road will also open up to drivers. Drivers can still […]
TERRE HAUTE, IN
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DACC’s Free GED and ESL Classes

THE FOLLOWING IS A DANVILLE AREA COMMUNITY COLLEGE RELEASE. (Above) An Adult Education class at the Hoopeston Learning Center. DANVILLE, IL, Aug. 10, 2022– Danville Area Community College announced the schedule for free classes to prepare students for passing high-school equivalency (GED) and for proficiency in English as a Second Language.
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