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Illinois man has donated 25 bodies' worth of blood

CHARLESTON, Ill. (AP) — An eastern Illinois man is being recognized for donating blood — lots of it. Around 25 human bodies' worth to be exact.

Traffic headaches: Holiday complications

During road work season, MIRANDA HOLLOWAY will look ahead and let you know what traffic headaches you may encounter in the next week. 

Street closures around parades and firework shows might complicate some holiday weekend travel, but do not lose hope for Fourth of July trips.

8 shot even as Chicago officers work long hours over holiday

CHICAGO (AP) — Shootings across Chicago have killed at least three people and wounded five others even as thousands of police officers work longer shifts over the long July Fourth weekend.

Russian supply ship launched to International Space Station

VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV, Associated Press

China Ministry posted bootleg 'Liar's Poker'

ERIKA KINETZ, Associated Press
RAPHAEL SATTER, Associated Press

Hispanic leaders say Republican Party must condemn Trump

STEVE PEOPLES, Associated Press

Top of the morning, July 3, 2015

Weekend Media Guide

The airwaves have been filled with talk about trials and lawsuits. Until today.

On a special "Penny For Your Thoughts," longtime host Jim Turpin is dedicating his two-hour WDWS show to patriotism. He calls it "A Salute to America in Word and Song."

City would like to save Van Dyke childhood home

DANVILLE — Tear down the childhood home of Dick Van Dyke?

That's a possibility now that the city of Danville has added the dilapidated two-story house at 930 N. Hazel St. to its list of condemned structures.

Go figure: July 3, 2015

Go figure: A numerical look at local headlines

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Editions of Dr. Seuss, Curious George and other kids' classics distributed to Champaign County afterschool programs, health clinics and homeless shelters, care of the United Way.