Daily brief (11/28): Top picks from the Springfield media

Today will be sunny and breezy with a high of about 59. Wind gusts could top 30 mph.

Today’s picks:

  • News-Leader: CU weighs reduced electric rates as economic incentive. City Utilities is considering altering rates based on power use as a way to bring business to the area.
  • KY3: Deer hunters give helping hand to veterans. A Taney County lodge is part of a national program that makes gloves out of deer hides for disabled veterans.
  • OzarksFirst (KOLR/KSFX): Elk restoration moves forward. The Missouri Conservation Department is working with Appalachian Wildlife Foundation to bring back elk to Shannon, Carter, and Reynolds counties.
  • KY3: Charity hopes to check out hunger. The Ozarks Food Harvest is working with area grocery stores to raise money. Patrons can add a dollar to their grocery bills to benefit the local charity.
  • News-Leader: Reading to kids pays off, research shows. Reading to kids when they are younger helps foster a love of reading, which is critical to academic success.

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