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 2022-08-14 12:01 

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These cities have the fastest-growing housing prices, according to Redfin...

Most of the cities on the list are located in just one state, too....

 2022-08-14 02:56 

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Boot Camp: Bloomington High with high hopes after barely missing playoffs in 2021...

BLOOMINGTON, Illinois (WMBD) The Purple Raiders of Bloomington High missed the playoffs by just one game last year. But they bring back seven starters on offense and five on defense. That along with 110 players in the program in 2022 has brought depth to ...

 2022-08-14 02:34 

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Peorians showcasing South side pride Saturday...

PEORIA, Ill. (WMBD) — Community members came out to show their love for the city's south side Saturday afternoon. Dozens packed the old ALDI parking lot on 210 S. Western Avenue for the inaugural "We Love the Southside Community School Suppl...

 2022-08-14 00:40 

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Texas man accused of flying drone over prison to deliver drugs, contraband...

A Texas man was arrested after officials said he attempted to use a drone to deliver drugs and other contraband into a prison....

 2022-08-14 00:11 

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Boot Camp: Ridgeview-Lexington ready to move on from Final Four birth...

COLFAX, Illinois (WMBD) The Ridgeview-Lexington Mustangs are coming off the best season in school history after a state semifinal birth in 2021. But they know none of that matters now. The team says they are ready to build off the success of last season a...

 2022-08-14 00:08 

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Boot Camp: Peoria Manual ready to compete in tough Big 12 Conference...

PEORIA, Illinois (WMBD) The Rams of Peoria Manual are coming off a tough 1-8 season in the stout Big 12 conference. Coming back this year is quarterback Marquis Woodson, who is hoping to provide leadership to a young team in South Peoria. Coach Dennis Bai...

 2022-08-14 00:03 

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What is the Espionage Act?...

Anyone convicted of violating the law could face a fine or up to 10 years in prison....

 2022-08-13 23:47 

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Boot Camp: Bloomington Central Catholic seniors ready to meet expectations...

BLOOMINGTON, Illinois (WMBD) The Central Catholic Saints are coming off a 4-5 season under Coach Kevin Braucht, who is now in his fourth year. A lot of experience is returning for the Saints: 8 starters on offense and 7 on defense. Braucht said he has wat...

 2022-08-13 22:10 

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Top Democrats request damage assessment, review of documents taken at Mar-a-Lago...

(The Hill) — Two top Democrats wrote to the director of National Intelligence on Saturday to request a damage assessment and review be conducted after the unsealed search warrant on Friday revealed classified and top secret documents had been taken ...

 2022-08-13 20:26 

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What you need to know about Salman Rushdie and the fatwa against him...

"The Satanic Verses," Rushdie...

 2022-08-13 19:59 

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Buying a car out of state? Here's what you should know...

(iSeeCars) — Used car prices are up and inventory is down in the wake of the microchip shortage. Broadening your search radius is a smart way to help you find the car you want at a reasonable price in today's market. And given that car prices va...

 2022-08-13 19:54 

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Used car prices rise in July; Demand remains high for fuel-efficient vehicles...

(iSeeCars) — Used car prices are up 10.9 percent over last year as the microchip shortage continues to impact the automotive industry, according to iSeeCars.com's latest analysis of over 1.8 million used car sales in July. This is slightly up fr...

 2022-08-13 18:41 

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Suspect in Salman Rushdie attack charged with attempted murder, assault...

Hadi Matar, the man who allegedly stabbed author Salman Rushdie in the abdomen and neck, has been charged with attempted murder and assault....

 2022-08-13 18:33 

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Thieves can use cell phones to see what's inside your car, police warn...

Can phone cameras see through tinted windows?...

 2022-08-13 18:06 

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Aircraft crash closes road in Hanna City...

UPDATE (2:15 p.m.) — According to Peoria County Coroner Jamie Harwood, two individuals, one male and one female, are dead after a plane crash in Hannah city Harwood said that one of the victims died in the crash, and the other had critical injuries ...

 2022-08-13 17:48 

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'Whole house shook': Loud 'boom' heard in Utah possibly a meteorite, video shows...

An extremely loud boom was heard throughout Utah Saturday morning, shaking homes and alarming Utahns throughout the state....

 2022-08-13 16:38 

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GOP under fire for rhetoric over IRS...

Republicans are coming under fire for their rhetoric over $80 billion in funding for the IRS included a massive climate, tax and health care bill that Democrats in Congress are sending to the White House....

 2022-08-13 16:13 

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2022 hurricane names are set: Here's what they'll be...

The World Meteorological Organization already decided on a list of 21 names. When a tropical storm strengthens to wind speeds of 39 mph or higher, it gets a name from the list, starting in alphabetical order....

 2022-08-13 15:58 

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San Diego Padres player gets 80-game suspension...

Padres superstar Fernando Tatis Jr. has responded after a suspension issued for a positive performance-enhancing drug test....

 2022-08-13 15:37 

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Peoria Police arrest two wanted individuals Friday...

PEORIA, Ill. (WMBD) — The Peoria Police Department arrested two wanted individuals Friday. According to a Peoria police press release, officers identified 28-year-old Robert E. Early and 28-year-old Danielle M. Rogers while observing a residence on ...

 2022-08-13 15:29 

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Climate change doubles likelihood of 'megastorms,' extreme flooding in California: study...

With every degree that the Earth gets warmer, the likelihood for a "megastorm" increases, too, the study found....

 2022-08-13 15:01 

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These are the best states to have a baby, study finds where does yours rank?...

Personal finance site WalletHub weighed all 50 states and the District of Columbia to find the best and worst states to give birth and raise a young child....

 2022-08-13 15:01 

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10 films turning 10 in 2022...

Some of the 21st century...

 2022-08-13 14:31 

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Here's how government documents are classified to keep sensitive information safe...

Documents sought by the U.S. Justice Department from former President Donald Trump may contain material related to what The New York Times described as "some of the most highly classified programs run by the United States."...

 2022-08-13 14:18 

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Las Vegas family hopeful that remains found at Lake Mead are Army veteran who drowned saving wife...

The discovery of a torso floating at Lake Mead has a Las Vegas family hopeful the remains are an Army veteran who drowned two decades ago....

 2022-08-13 14:02 

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Single men are 'the loneliest they've been in generations,' study says...

The study claims many young men are not being taught early on how to treat women correctly....

 2022-08-13 13:17 

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Salman Rushdie on ventilator, will likely lose an eye after New York stabbing...

Salman Rushdie, whose novel "The Satanic Verses" drew death threats from Iran's leader in the 1980s, was stabbed in the neck and abdomen Friday by a man who rushed the stage as the author was about to give a lecture in western New York....

 2022-08-13 13:01 

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It may look stunning, but officials want you to kill this bug if you see it...

The spotted lanternfly may be a stunning sight for some, but for others, it...

 2022-08-13 04:44 

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Boot Camp: Veteran Canton Team Led By New Starting Quarterback...

Canton High School football preview...

 2022-08-13 04:25 

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Boot Camp: Dunlap Has Key Returners But May Seek Underclass Support...

Dunlap High School football preview...

 2022-08-13 03:24 

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PPS looking to fill more than 100 positions...

PEORIA, Ill. (WMBD) — School staffing shortages are plaguing the nation, including right here in Peoria. Peoria Public Schools (PPS) hosted a hiring event Friday in hopes to get more positions filled in the district. The PPS recruitment specialist, ...

 2022-08-13 03:17 

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STUDY: This is when Illinois workers experienced peak burnout...

ILLINOIS (WMBD) — One study reveals burnout may have already peaked in Illinois. According to a new study from MyBioSource.com, the average Illinoisan experienced burnout just 176 days into the year, on June 27, 2022. That number comes from a survey...

 2022-08-13 03:12 

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Chiefs legend, Hall of Famer Len Dawson in hospice care...

Kansas City Chiefs legend and Pro Football Hall of Famer Len Dawson is in hospice care, a family member confirmed with FOX4 Friday....

 2022-08-13 02:54 

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LeRoy police looking for missing teen...

LEROY, Ill. (WMBD) — The LeRoy Police Department is asking the public for help locating a missing teen Friday. According to a LeRoy Police Department Facebook post, 16-year-old Wyatt Tevoert was last seen at 6 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 11. Tevoert was las...

 2022-08-13 02:29 

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Marjorie Taylor Greene files articles of impeachment against Garland...

Republicans, including Greene, have repeatedly accused the Justice Department of going after Trump for political reasons....

 2022-08-13 01:28 

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8 year-old's lemonade stand shut down outside Ohio festival...

Eight-year-old Asa Baker has spent this year...

 2022-08-13 01:26 

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County board rejects applicant over 'anti-police' views...

MCLEAN COUNTY, Ill. (WMBD) — The search resumes to fill a vacant seat on the McLean County Board after board members voted down the only applicant Thursday night. In an 8-7 vote, the current board voted to reject applicant, Krystle Able's applic...

 2022-08-13 01:20 

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Town of Normal requests additional funds for underpass project...

NORMAL, Ill. (WMBD) — The town of Normal is requesting extra funds for its underpass project. On Monday, Aug. 15, the town will ask the US Department of Transportation for an additional $3.16 million, bringing the federal contribution to a little ov...

 2022-08-13 00:38 

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Protein shake maker recalls nearly 400 additional groups of products...

Protein shake maker Lyons Magnus is expanding its recall of nutritional and beverage products that could be contaminated....

 2022-08-12 23:52 

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Republicans rally behind Trump after search warrant is unsealed...

House Republicans on Friday wasted no time rallying behind former President Trump following a court's decision to unseal the search warrant that had empowered the FBI to search his Mar-a-Lago residence in South Florida earlier in the week....

 2022-08-12 23:52 

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Ignite Peoria returns after 3-year hiatus...

PEORIA, Ill. (WMBD) — After the pandemic paused it for three years, Peoria's largest arts and makers festival is back on Saturday at the Peoria Civic Center. Launched in 2014, Ignite Peoria showcases hundreds of local makers, artists, musicians,...

 2022-08-12 23:42 

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Social Security recipients to see huge rise in monthly benefits...

Social Security beneficiaries are set to see a sizable increase in their 2023 benefit checks thanks to a cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) designed to offset soaring inflation....

 2022-08-12 23:41 

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Peoria Police looking for missing woman...

PEORIA, Ill. (WMBD) — The Peoria Police Department is asking the public for help locating a missing woman Friday. According to a Peoria police press release, 54-year-old Dena M. Thompson was last seen Sunday near Glen and Knoxville Avenues. Thompson...

 2022-08-12 23:10 

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New Peoria Fire Chiefs honored at badge pinning ceremony...

PEORIA, Ill. (WMBD) Peoria has a new fire chief and assistant fire chief, both of which are familiar faces. Fire Chief Shawn Sollberger and Assistant Chief Rick Morgan were honored Friday during a badge pinning ceremony. Sollberger has been acting as inte...

 2022-08-12 23:05 

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Eureka College student athletes are giving back...

PEORIA, Ill. (WMBD) — Dozens of Eureka College student-athletes joined forces with the City of Peoria Community Development Department at the East Bluff Community Center Friday. "To learn about what the East Bluff Community Center does, learn ab...

 2022-08-12 22:49 

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Anne Heche's family, friends say goodbye...

Heche sustained a catastrophic brain injury when she crashed her car into a Los Angeles home on Aug. 5....

 2022-08-12 22:10 

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Pritzker announces $34.6 billion transportation investment...

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WMBD) — Gov. JB Pritzker joined the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) to announce an investment to improve transportation across the state Friday. According to a press release, the $34.6 billion investment from the Rebu...

 2022-08-12 21:59 

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House approves sweeping climate, tax, health care package...

House Democrats passed their sweeping tax, climate and health care bill on Friday, sending the $740 billion legislation to President Biden's desk and securing a significant victory for Democrats less than three months before the midterm elections....

 2022-08-12 21:52 

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9-year sentence for Tazewell County mother who smothered 11-month-old daughter...

PEKIN, Ill. (WMBD) — A Tazewell County woman who pleaded guilty to killing her 11-month-old daughter will spend nine years in prison. Angel Vanduker plead guilty November 2021 to smothering her daughter, Nova Tucker, in September 2020. "The judg...

 2022-08-12 21:52 

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9-year sentence for Tazewell County mother who smothered infant daughter...

PEKIN, Ill. (WMBD) — A Tazewell County woman who pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter of her infant daughter will spend nine years in prison. In November, Angel Vanduker pled guilty to smothering her 11-month old daughter, Nova Tucker, in Sept...

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