Daily brief (3/8): Top picks from the Springfield media

ShowersToday will be windy and rainy. There’s a 90 percent chance of showers and a thunderstorm, and a steady wind will gust up to 33 mph. Today’s high will be 52.

The rain should subside by tomorrow, but the clouds will stick around and temperatures will drop. The high will be 44, but a brisk wind will make it feel much colder.

Today’s picks

  • KY3: Groundwater study shows concern but not crisis. A study of groundwater supplies in the Springfield area by the U.S. Geological Survey shows water supplies are good but declining.
  • News-Leader: Engineer: Clog causes flood. About 2,400 cubic feet of fallen trees and branches in Wilson’s Creek have created the largest logjam in Greene County.
  • OzarksFirst [KOLR/KSFX]: Spotlight on three missing women brings new hope to case. A feature on Investigation Discovery that aired Monday focused on Springfield’s three missing women, who vanished in 1992 and have not been found. The segment of “Disappeared” will air again March 13. (Other coverage: News-Leader, KY3, KSPR)
  • OzarksFirst: Council approves rezoning for $400 million development. A project at U.S. Highways 60 and 65 got the go-ahead Monday night from the Springfield City Council. (Other coverage: News-Leader)
  • KY3: Spending down drastically in Springfield. Sales-tax revenue was down in the city of Springfield for the month of January, but winter weather was likely a factor in the decline. (Other coverage: KSPR)
  • KSMU: Nixa alternative-school students reach out to cancer patients. Students created hand-painted scarves for area cancer patients.

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