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 2021-07-30 23:30 

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Peoria County Sheriff's Office close roads for police investigation...

PEORIA COUNTY, Ill. (WMBD) — The Peoria County Sheriff's Office has closed intersections for a police investigation Friday. According to Peoria Emergency Communications Center Supervisor Thomas Murfin, the intersections of Park Rd. at Farmington...

 2021-07-30 23:21 

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Domino's rethinking TV ads during wrestling program after 'gory scene' featuring pizza cutter...

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 2021-07-30 23:15 

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Interactive border-wall mural offers glimpse into lives of deported migrants...

A mural depicting 15 deportees from the United States is now up on the border barrier between San Diego and Tijuana....

 2021-07-30 23:14 

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McLean County update reports 170,347 total doses of vaccine have been administered...

MCLEAN COUNTY, Ill. (WMBD) — McLean County health officials have reported 170,347 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in the county as of Friday. According to the McLean County daily COVID-19 update, 48.82% of the county has been fully ...

 2021-07-30 22:52 

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Michigan's Alex Rose falls short in discus prelims...

Alex Rose, the Olympian from Grand Rapids, came up short in the discus preliminaries at the Tokyo Olympics Friday....

 2021-07-30 22:49 

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Olympic champ Sunisa Lee still focused on college, not fame...

Sunisa Lee...

 2021-07-30 22:37 

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Despite community confusion, Interstate Center testing site will stay open; IDPH confirms...

BLOOMINGTON, Ill. (WMBD) — A COVID-19 testing site slated to close after Saturday July 31 will stay open for the time being as COVID-19 cases surge nationally and locally. The testing site at McLean County Fairgrounds' Interstate Center is run b...

 2021-07-30 22:31 

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Danvers Police chief to retire next month...

DANVERS, Ill. (WMBD) — A village in rural McLean County is paying farewell to its police chief as he heads toward retirement. The Village of Danvers' police chief Mike Kemp announced this week on the department's Facebook page that he is pla...

 2021-07-30 22:10 

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Justice Department says IRS must give Trump tax returns to Congress...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department, in a reversal, says the Treasury Department must provide the House Ways and Means Committee former President Donald Trump's tax returns, apparently ending a long legal showdown over the records. In a mem...

 2021-07-30 21:53 

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18-year-old arrested for deadly July 4 Peoria shooting...

PEORIA, Ill. (WMBD) — Peoria Police announced the arrest of an 18-year-old in relation to the July 4 deadly shooting which led to the death of Michael Anthony Charles Johnson II, and injured three others. According to a Peoria Police press release, ...

 2021-07-30 21:26 

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Federal eviction moratorium expiring July 31...

Officials with Housing and Urban Development said in March that 6.5 million were behind on their rent, and on July 5 more than 3.5 million said they were facing evictions in the next 2 months....

 2021-07-30 21:19 

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Disney will require employees to be fully vaccinated...

Disney announced on Friday it will require employees working at any of its sites in the United States to be fully vaccinated. Disney, which has over 200,000 employees across the world, said the requirement will apply to all salaried and non-union hourly e...

 2021-07-30 20:47 

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Peoria County survey looking for public input on ARP funds...

PEORIA COUNTY, Ill. (WMBD) — Peoria County is asking residents to provide input on how to spend its funds gained through the American Rescue Plan(ARP) Act. According to a Peoria County press release, county residents, age 18 and older, will be able ...

 2021-07-30 20:26 

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Illinois reports 11,682 new cases of COVID-19, 39 deaths over past week...

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. The Illinois Department of Public Health reported Friday 11,682 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 in Illinois, including 39 additional deaths since reporting last Friday. More than 74% of Illinois adults have received at least...

 2021-07-30 19:30 

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iCan Bike Camp concludes with many campers riding a standard two-wheel bike...

EAST PEORIA, Ill. (WMBD) — Friday, July 30, concluded the iCan Bike Camp. Campers "graduated" by riding a standard two-wheel bike. "Well, this week has been probably one of the best things I've ever done in my life," said camper ...

 2021-07-30 19:27 

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20th Annual HLC River Jaunt registration open...

CENTRAL ILLINOIS (WMBD) Registration for the 20th Annual HLC River Jaunt is now open. Sunday, August 15, participants will canoe and kayak 16.4 miles beginning in Henry Harbor, traveling to Lacon Marina for lunch and a raffle drawing, then landing in Chil...

 2021-07-30 19:14 

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Furrever Friends Friday 7/30/21 Part 1...
 2021-07-30 19:14 

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Furrever Friends Friday 7/30/21 Part 2...
 2021-07-30 19:14 

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Walmart requiring vaccination, masks for many employees...

In a memo to associates, Walmart President Doug McMillon announced that associates who work in multiple facilities, and associates of its campus office, will need to be vaccinated by Oct. 4....

 2021-07-30 18:38 

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US swimmer Andrew goes maskless behind scenes at Olympics...

Michael Andrew didn...

 2021-07-30 18:31 

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Senator Durbin speaks about infrastructure bill...

(WMBD) — Senator Durbin held a call on Friday to discuss his plans for the infrastructure bill. The bill will cost $1.2 trillion and it is the first time in five years a federal infrastructure bill has been created. Durbin said it was started with a...

 2021-07-30 18:08 

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Pfizer vaccine effectiveness declines after 4 months, study says...

A new study conducted on the effectiveness of Pfizer...

 2021-07-30 18:06 

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Lawmakers confident bipartisan infrastructure package will pass Senate soon...

Senators took another step this week toward passing a $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure package, but the deal still has a long road ahead....

 2021-07-30 18:06 

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'I thank god we found our family': TikTok reunites Michigan siblings after 40+ years...

The Herrera family has been in the mid-Michigan area for over 40 years....

 2021-07-30 17:58 

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WATCH LIVE: New Peoria police chief Echevarria sworn in...

PEORIA, Ill. (WMBD) — Watch as Echevarria gets sworn is as the new Peoria police chief....

 2021-07-30 17:37 

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'I didn't quit': Simone Biles responds to criticism...

Maybe Simone Biles made soaring through the air look too easy. It...

 2021-07-30 17:17 

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'Wow! Wow!' Women get Olympic track off to a sizzling start...

Marie-Jose Ta Lou and a pair of Jamaicans blazed through their 100-meter heats on Friday to announce to the world that even with Usain Bolt gone from the sprint scene, there...

 2021-07-30 16:33 

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Doping talk rears its head after Russian swimmers win...

American backstroke star Ryan Murphy says doping remains a huge problem in swimming and he wonders if all his competitors are clean....

 2021-07-30 15:42 

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Caterpillar reports second-quarter 2021 results...

DEERFIELD, Ill. (WMBD) — Caterpillar announced its second quarter of 2021 sales and revenues on Friday. Their sales and revenues went up 29% to $12.9 billion versus $10 billion in the second quarter in 2020. Increased sales volumes were a result of ...

 2021-07-30 15:39 

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'Bucket list': Michigan man covers Olympic basketball for Getty Images...

Without fans in the stands, the job of media bringing the Olympics to the world is even bigger than usual this year....

 2021-07-30 15:32 

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US-Czech game has major Olympic quarterfinal implications...

There is no aura of invincibility around this U.S. men's basketball team. It has gone just 3-3 so far this summer, still has work to do just to qualify for the knockout stage at the Tokyo Olympics and seems far from a lock to win its fourth consecutiv...

 2021-07-30 15:25 

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Illinois Supreme Court allows trial for Alan Beaman after claims of misconduct...

BLOOMINGTON, Ill. (WMBD) — In Alan Beaman's attempt to sue the Town of Normal and three police officers for malicious prosecution, the Illinois Supreme Court again overturned the appeals court. Beaman is alleged to have strangled his ex-girlfrie...

 2021-07-30 15:20 

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EXCLUSIVE: DC Titans Showrunner talks Season 3, move to HBO Max...

PEORIA, Ill. (WMBD) — DC fans are gearing up for season 3 of Titans. The first two seasons started on the DC Universe, season three is transitioning to HBO Max. WMBD's Matt Sheehan spoke with the series' showrunner, Greg Walker, about the ch...

 2021-07-30 15:09 

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Newsfeed Now: Man arrested in deadly movie theater shooting; Fed up neighbors tackle pothole problems...

Weekdays at 10:30 a.m. CST/11:30 a.m. EST, Newsfeed Now will be streaming the top stories in the U.S. utilizing our newsrooms across the country. If you miss the live report, you'll be able to see a replay minutes after the stream ends....

 2021-07-30 15:03 

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Condom used to repair canoe at Tokyo Olympics...

Australian canoeist Jessica Fox found a perfectly stretchy, waterproof material for a boat repair at the Tokyo Olympics. A condom....

 2021-07-30 14:59 

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Watch: US women's soccer wins penalty shootout for Olympic semifinal berth...

Megan Rapinoe converted the deciding penalty in a shootout and the United States advanced to the semifinals of the women...

 2021-07-30 14:51 

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Will we see Simone Biles compete again in Tokyo?...

Biles posted on her Instagram account that she...

 2021-07-30 14:48 

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Rory McIlroy reveals reason he won't wear hat at the Olympics...

In the days since appearing on the links at Kasumigaseki Country Club with his naked head, Twitter users have been having a field day with "hatless Rory."...

 2021-07-30 14:28 

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US Olympic wrestler learns baby's gender while in Tokyo...

TOKYO — Thomas Gilman is scheduled to make his Olympic debut on August 4th in the 57 kg division. After receiving some big news while in Japan, there's another due date that he may be looking forward to even more. Making Team USA on the wrestlin...

 2021-07-30 14:28 

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From ghost town to packed with people | Chicago Navy Pier reopens...
 2021-07-30 14:26 

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In The Kitchen | Chipotle Corn Salsa...

Chipotle Corn Salsa The smoky heat of the chipotle pepperstakes this salsa to another level! Prep Time: 15 minutesCook Time: 0 minutesServes 10Serving Size: cup Ingredients 1 medium ear of corn, grilled and kernels cut off cup diced tomato cup diced avoca...

 2021-07-30 14:21 

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Again? Faulty exchange costs US a spot in Olympic mixed relay final...

A faulty exchange in the Olympic debut of mixed 4x400-meter relay cost the U.S. a spot in the final and might have cost Allyson Felix a chance at her record-setting 10th Olympic medal....

 2021-07-30 13:53 

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CDC data shows delta variant spreads as easily as chickenpox: report...

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is expected to release new information Friday saying the coronavirus delta variant can spread as easily as chickenpox....

 2021-07-30 13:37 

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Multiple dog food brands recalled over substance that could harm your pet...

Multiple dog food brands have been recalled due to possible high levels of a by-product that can be harmful to pets if consumed in large quantities....

 2021-07-30 13:35 

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Mask sales resurging after once fading...

Masks, which had started to disappear from store shelves, may be front and center again....

 2021-07-30 13:31 

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CIProud Workday | 7/30/21...
 2021-07-30 12:35 

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Keeping the memory of a central Illinois teacher alive | Randy Simmons Memorial 5K...
 2021-07-30 12:34 

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Eastlight Theatre is bringing back a musical theater favorite...
 2021-07-30 12:09 

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Suni Lee's father after gold: 'Is this real?'...

The father of Sunisa Lee says he and his family are thrilled that the 18-year-old captured the women...

 2021-07-30 12:06 

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Caterpillar reporting strong second-quarter for 2021...

PEORIA, Ill. (WMBD) — Caterpillar's second-quarter 2021 results show the company continuing to bounce back from the pandemic. Friday morning, July 30, the company reported a stronger second-quarter, with sales and revenue of $12.9 billion. That&...

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