Daily brief (3/3) Top picks from the Springfield media

Mostly sunnyWe’ve got one more nice day in store before the rains come.

Today will be mostly sunny, with a high of 68. The clouds start moving in tonight, and tomorrow will be cloudy with a 70 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.

Today’s picks

  • News-Leader: Slain bomb specialist was Monett graduate. Christopher Stark, 22, was en route to disable an improvised explosive device when the vehicle he was in was hit by a roadside bomb. (Other coverage: OzarksFirst, KY3, KSPR)
  • KY3: Injection wells may be shut down after earthquake. The Arkansas Oil and Gas Commission is considering shutting down two natural-gas injection wells after another earthquake in the state this week.
  • KSMU: Well-known autism advocate and animal scientist comes to Springfield. Temple Grandin, whose life was chronicled in an HBO movie, will be talking in Springfield at a free event at 11 a.m. today at Drury University’s O’Reilly Family Event Center. (Other coverage: OzarksFirst)
  • OzarksFirst [KOLR/KSFX]: Cotton costs reaching historic highs. Wholesale cotton prices have more than doubled over the past year, which means prices for clothing made from the natural material will be going up.
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