Daily brief (6/6): Top picks from the Springfield media

The first official day of summer is still a couple of weeks away, but you wouldn’t know it by the forecast.

It will be yet another hot and sunny day in the region, with a high of 92. Heat indexes could reach as high as 95, so be sure to take frequent breaks if you’re working outside.

The garden will need some water this week because no rain is expected.

Top picks

  • OzarksFirst [KOLR/KSFX]: Town-hall meeting in Joplin set for today. The city will meet at 6 tonight at the Taylor Performing Arts Center at Missouri Southern State University (3950 E. Newman Road) to discuss debris removal. (Other coverage: Plans for high school: News-Leader; lawmakers to help clean up: KY3)
  • KY3: Missouri DNR seeks comment on water-standard changes. State officials are considering changing water standards on Missouri’s rivers and streams.
  • OzarksFirst: Hotels.com to hold job fair today. Hotels.com, an Expedia Web site, is hosting a job fair from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. today in Springfield at the Hilton Garden Inn (Republic Road and Glenstone Avenue).
  • News-Leader: Springfield schools start summer school today. The Springfield School District begins summer school today; other districts have already begun their summer sessions. (Other coverage: Summer lunch program begins: KSPR)
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