Tonight will be pleasant, with the low dipping into the low 60s. Tomorrow will be another nice day: Mostly sunny, with a high of 88.
- OzarksFirst [KOLR/KSFX]: ‘Neighbors in Need’ telethon raises $62,000. The telethon, which aired from 5-7 p.m. on five Ozarks stations including KOLR-10, collected money for Convoy of Hope and its efforts in Joplin. (Other Joplin coverage: Home Depot give $100,000: News-Leader; Flag still flying throughout Joplin: KY3; How to help: OzarksFirst, News-Leader)
- KY3: Taney County Fair moves after flooding. Taney County’s fairgrounds, north of Forsyth, remain flooded, so organizers plan on moving the annual fair to a 78-acre lot south of Forsyth.
- News-Leader: Red-light cameras staying idle until 2012. The city of Springfield plans to wait until after an appeal of a St. Louis court decision against red-light cameras.
- OzarksFirst: 10-day transformation under way for Show Me Music Festival. Up to 25,000 people are expected for a three-day music festival at Springfield Underground (3610 E. Kearney), which will feature nationally known musicians, comedians, and celebrity chefs.
- KSPR: Changes to dog-breeding rules going into effect. The new law, which changes Proposition B approved by voters last November, adds $1 million for enforcement but removes a limitation of 50 dogs per breeder.
- News-Leader: Benefits of Branson Airport remain unclear. The city of Branson has paid more than $700,000 to the Branson Airport, but the city administrator says it’s not clear what the city has gained from the investment.
- KSMU: Warm weather, flooding leads to mold growth. Houses damaged by storms and flooding are particularly vulnerable to mold, experts say.
Filed under: Branson, Disaster, Entertainment, Environment, Joplin tornado, Missouri Legislature, Weather | Tagged: Branson airport, Joplin recovery, Mold growth, Neighbors in Need telethon, red-light cameras, Taney County Fair, Ways to help |