Daily brief (1/26): Top picks from the Springfield media

Today will be partly sunny, with the beginning of a slight warmup. The high will be 42.

Temperatures will continue to warm up through the week, with highs surpassing the 50-degree mark on Friday and Saturday. No rain or snow is in the forecast for the rest of the week.

Top picks:

  • OzarksFirst [KOLR/KSFX]: Missouri delegation responds to the State of the Union. Missouri’s senators and area representatives issued statements in response to President Obama’s State of the Union address last night. (Other coverage: News-Leader)
  • News-Leader: Success of ‘Winter’s Bone’ bringing dreams to life. Four Oscar nods for the film shot in the Ozarks featured several local actors and musicians. (Other coverage: OzarksFirst, KSPR, KY3)
  • KSMU: Nixon, community colleges announce tuition hike. Community colleges have announced plans to cap the amount of tuition hikes in response to state budget cuts.
  • News-Leader: Reboot of traffic cameras possible. The City Council may be asked to turn the red-light traffic cameras back on, with changes to fix legal problems identified by the state Supreme Court. (Other coverage: KY3)
  • KSPR: Effort to repeal of dog-breeding law begins. A Missouri House hearing on Proposition B was packed Tuesday as several people testified about the pros and cons of repealing the voter-approved proposition. (Other coverage: News-Leader)
  • OzarksFirst: Koster lays out plan to clean up Lake of the Ozarks. The attorney general’s recommendations are meant to improve the water quality of the busy tourist destination. (Other coverage: News-Leader)
  • KY3: Highway Patrol: Deadly crashes dropped for fifth year. Missouri’s crash totals showed the lowest number of deadly crashes since 1949.

 

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