Daily brief (2/7): Top picks from the Springfield media

TMostly cloudyoday will be mostly cloudy, with a high of 27. A north wind of 10-13 mph will keep the day chilly.

After a cold night, a 40 percent chance of snow moves into the forecast for Tuesday. Those chances increase to 80 percent tomorrow night.

Today’s picks:

  • News-Leader: Funding for Springfield school tutoring slashed. The Extended Learning Program, which helps students who falls behind their peers academically, lost 79 percent of its funding.
  • OzarksFirst [KOLR/KSFX]: Springfield family home from Egypt conflict. Protests started the day Katie and Tim Wood were scheduled to leave Egypt.
  • KSPR: Lawsuit against Hammons resolved. A judge ruled in favor of Springfield developer John Q. Hammons, saying he valued the shares of his company fairly when he took the company private
  • KY3: Two charged for cemetery vandalism. Two men face criminal charges for causing more than $10,000 worth of damage to Lee Cemetery near Verona last Halloween.

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