Daily brief (3/11): Top picks from the Springfield media

SunnyWhat cold temperatures?

Today will be sunny and gorgeous, with a high of 67. It will be breezy, though, with gusts of up to 25 mph.

The weekend will be a good one for the garden, with partly cloudy skies and highs in the 50s and 60s.

Today’s picks

  • OzarksFirst [KOLR/KSFX]: Senate votes to roll back Prop B provisions. Proposition B, a voter-approved referendum meant to tackle the issue of puppy mills, has been scaled back by the Missouri Senate. Some senators said the provision was too restrictive on breeders. (Other coverage: KY3, KSPR, News-Leader)
  • News-Leader: Kinder felt ‘stonewalled’ by Hammons associates. The lieutenant governor, who investigated the treatment of Springfield developer John Q. Hammons, said he encouraged friends to file for guardianship.
  • OzarksFirst: Search group recommends six candidates as possible CU leaders. One of the six will replace John Twitty as general manager of Springfield City Utilities, who is retiring in June. (Other coverage: KY3, KSPR)
  • News-Leader: Parent gets website blocked in Willard. A Willard mother got the website Omegle blocked from the school. The Web site allows strangers to chat anonymously.

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