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Newman, IL

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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Urbana High School's varsity football season cancelled

URBANA, Ill. (WAND)- The Urbana High School varsity football season has already come to an end. School district officials made the announcement on Wednesday, stating the school's varsity play has been cancelled due to low athlete turnout. According to the News-Gazette, Urbana now joins Fisher in canceling its varsity play...
URBANA, IL
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Urbana cancels varsity football this fall

URBANA (WCIA) — Urbana football won’t field a varsity team this fall. The school district released a statement Wednesday afternoon announcing it will only play a JV schedule in 2022, electing to cancel all its varsity games. “After evaluating the roster numbers during this week’s practices, the decision was made that there are not enough […]
URBANA, IL

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 Now with the power of social media and online stores, I think malls are just out of date.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 […]
OAKWOOD, IL
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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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Tips to prepare your child for Kindergarten

If your child is getting ready to take on the classroom for the first time, there may be some things you can start adding into your daily routine to make the transition a bit easier. Kindergarten tips with Mrs. K:. -Start going to bed earlier & keep in mind that...
CHAMPAIGN, IL
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Lane closing on Champaign’s Kirby Avenue

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WCIA) — A lane on eastbound Kirby Avenue in Champaign will be closing later this week in order to allow construction crews to complete driveway and sidewalk construction. The closure will take place between Rose and Waverly Drives and will begin on Thursday. Traffic will be reduced to one lane in this area […]
CHAMPAIGN, 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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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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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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What to drink at the legendary Rose Bowl Tavern

A lot of people wonder how any bar could have survived the challenges of COVID-19. For the Rose Bowl Tavern, many wonder how they survived not only COVID-19 but also The Great Recession of the 2000s, pop-punk, 90's grunge music, the Cold War, techno-pop, generations of hippies, generations of country music, 50’s style rockabilly, and all the happenings in between.
URBANA, IL
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