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UIS enrollment is up and a Springfield woman sentenced in attempted jail escape |First Listen

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  • UIS enrollment is up
  • Springfield woman sentenced for helping with an attempted escape at Sangamon County Jail
  • Cannabis education certificate classes available at UIS
  • Governor Pritzker announced state funding for electric vehicle manufacturing
  • The Levitt Amp Springfield Music Series will continue for the next three summers
  • Springfield School Board now expected to vote on agreement with Scheels Sports Park Sept. 19
  • The Faith Coalition for the Common Good holding a Community Building and Canvass on Springfield's east side: Quonie Barney and Emma Shafer share details

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