Daily brief (11/4): Top picks from the Springfield media

Though the sun will stay out, the weather will turn much colder over the next two days. After hitting a high around 56 today, the low is expected to dip below freezing, to about 29.

Tomorrow will be colder, with a high of 45.

Today’s picks:

  • News-Leader: General Assembly set focus to jobs. The Republican-dominated body will also be responsible for redrawing legislative district lines in the state.
  • OzarksFirst (KOLR/KSFX): Missouri’s revenue picture improves. Through October, Missouri’s tax revenue increased 3.6 percent over the same period for the previous year.
  • Election: KY3: Commissioner Coonrod ponders next move after losing seat to Viebrock. Dave Coonrod, who has been a Greene County commissioner for the past 22 years, says he’s keeping all options open. (Other coverage: OzarksFirst, KSPR)
  • KSMU: MSU to hold taps ceremony on Veterans Day. Seventy-nine trumpeters sprinkled throughout the Missouri State University campus will play “Taps” in succession at 11 a.m. on Nov. 11, in honor of Veterans Day.
  • Election: SGFNews: The Nov. 2 mid-terms: A post-election chat with Dr. Daniel Ponder. The associate professor of political science walks us through what Tuesday’s election might mean nationally.
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