Election Day brief (11/2): Top picks from the Springfield media

Be sure to head to the polls today and vote for Election Day.

The polls will be open from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m., with polling stations accepting anyone in line as of 7 p.m. Some county clerks are expecting voting turnouts of 50 percent of eligible voters, as big as the 2006 midterm election. (If you’re not sure where your polling station is, you can find with this online tool from the Voter Information Project.)

We also have compiled information to help you before heading to the polls:

Today will be partly sunny, with a high about 59.

Today’s picks:

  • News-Leader: Lt. Gov. Kinder backs Hammons’ doctors. Missouri lieutenant governor came to Springfield on Monday and said he is satisfied with the behavior of those treating Springfield developer John Q. Hammons. (Other coverage: KY3, KSMU)
  • OzarksFirst (KOLR/KSFX): Ozark officer honored for saving boy’s life. Ozark Officer Tim Fielden performed first aid on a bleeding boy and saved his life.
  • KY3: Repairs at Parkview High School will cost $14,000. A car crashed through the high school’s main entrance early Monday morning.
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