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Unclear whether changes will be made to the SAFE-T Act and more top stories | First Listen

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  • Unclear whether changes will be made to the SAFE-T Act during the fall veto session
  • Erin Johnson appointed to serve as the state's Cannabis Regulation Oversight Officer
  • A group of volunteer pilots flying patients for free to access abortion care
  • Springfield's mayoral race appears to be set
  • Amtrak train stopped Sunday after striking a pedestrian
  • Salvation Army Captain Jeff Eddy discusses the demolition of the Army's old warehouse, the homeless shelter, community center and the Tree of Lights campaign
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