Daily brief (12/1): Top picks from the Springfield media

It’ll be another cold day in the Ozarks, with the high reaching only 40. It won’t be quite as windy as yesterday, although winds will be steady at about 6-11 mph.

Today’s picks:

  • OzarksFirst (KOLR/KSFX): T-Mobile call center to hire 300. T-Mobile will be hiring local employees throughout 2011 to work its expanding customer-care center in Springfield. (Other coverage: News-Leader, KY3)
  • News-Leader: Heer’s project dead, for now. Developer Kevin McGowan said a central piece of his funding plan fell through, forcing him to withdraw his Heer’s Tower renovation project. (Other coverage: KY3, OzarksFirst, KSMU)
  • KY3: Governor proposes prescription-only pseudoephedrine medicine. Gov. Jay Nixon says Missouri’s continuing meth problems is forcing the state to consider more drastic measures — including the idea of requiring prescriptions for medicines containing pseudoephedrine. (Other coverage: News-Leader)
  • KSPR: Ozarks groups, campuses mark World AIDS Day. Several events are planned in the Ozarks this week to raise awareness about HIV and AIDS; Drury and Missouri State universities each have events planned today.

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