Welcome back to another exciting episode of "Long Story Short" where we recap Central Illinois news from Lee Enterprises' journalists.
On this week's episode, reporters Sierra Henry and Kelsey Watznauer talk about upcoming theater performances and, of course, the highly anticipated launch of Rivian Automotive's first fully battery-electric truck!
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Music by Podington Bear.
Stories mentioned in this week's 'Long Story Short':
Rivian makes history at Normal factory.
Stephen Decatur High School Class of 1956 supports Lincoln theater project.
Illinois passes landmark clean energy deal.
Sanitary sewer work planned on North 10th, 11th, streets in Mattoon.
Bloomington extends utility shutoff moratorium to Oct. 1.
Normal effort gives students voice in government. Here’s how.
Bloomington family channels activism after rare diagnosis.
Illinois Wesleyan increases enrollment, doubles first gen freshmen.
Here’s what Decatur wants to see in a new superintendent.
Four Bloomington students face expulsion after 'disturbing' fights.
Illinois coach Brad Underwood signs one-year extension.
Illinois State, Eastern Illinois square off in Mid-America Classic.
Don’t miss our high school football coverage.
Body of missing Mattoon man found in Lake Shelbyville.
Police respond to posts about abduction attempts near Illinois State University campus.
Hearing set for boy charged in Goodfield fire.
Bond set, charges pending for man involved in Clinton police standoff.
DeWitt County prosecutors reviewing charges against man accused in standoff.
Contact Sierra Henry at 309-820-3234. Follow her on Twitter: @pg_sierrahenry.