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Champaign veteran recounts Pearl Harbor

     Seventy years ago, our national security changed forever when the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor to ignite World War II.  DWS news reporter Tim Ditman has the story on one Champaign veteran who's life was thrown into a state of confusion after the attack.


Libyan-born UI professor relieved for home country upon Gadhafi's death

Libyan-born UI professor relieved for home country upon Gadhafi's death: Play now!

    For one University of Illinois professor, the death of Moammar Gadhafi means a lot more than it would to most Americans.  WDWS news reporter Tim Ditman has the story.

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Urbana teacher trains for Ironman Triathlon

Urbana teacher trains for Ironman Triathlon: Play now!

     An Urbana school teacher is looking to inspire his students this weekend as he competes in a grueling athletic event. 

     Tim Ditman has the story.  Click the play icon to listen.

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Mahomet teen gets wish granted by Illini football team

Mahomet teen gets wish granted by Illini football team: Play now!

     A Mahomet teen had his lifelong wish come true this weekend when he got to experience a big Illini football win. 

     Tim Ditman has the story.  Click the play icon to listen.

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Homecoming parade ready to step off tonight

     This year's University of Illinois Homecoming Parade gets underway tonight at 6 p.m.


Police seeking two suspects in attempted child abductions

     Champaign Police say they believe two suspects are responsible for four attempted child abductions in Champaign over the past two weeks.

     Deputy Police Chief Troy Daniels says a white male in his 20s or 30s with blond hair is targeting young girls, while a black male in his 30s or 40s is targeting young boys.


Savoy Veteran's Memorial back up

     If you've driven by the Village of Savoy Municipal Center off of Route 45 recently, you might have noticed that the Veteran's Memorial is once again standing.
    


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