Today will be sunny and hot, with a high of 92. And brace yourself: The rest of the week will be more of the same.
- News-Leader: Recovery dollars to begin flowing into Joplin. Millions of dollars in insurance money and government grants will soon come into the area to help victims rebuild from the May 22 tornadoes. (Other coverage: Volunteers needed: OzarksFirst; Ways to help: KY3)
- News-Leader: Case could delay enforcement of smoking ban. Greene County Associate Circuit Judge Jason Brown will consider a challenge to Springfield’s voter-approved smoking ban, set to go into effect next weekend. (Other coverage: KY3)
- OzarksFirst [KOLR/KSFX]: Wonders of Wildlife: What’s taking so long? The $80 million expansion project has been under way since December 2007.