There’s a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms today. Otherwise, it will be partly sunny, with a high of 87.
Tomorrow will be mostly sunny and hot, with a high of 90. Heat indexes could reach 94. The rest of the weekend will remain sunny, and slight rain chances enter the forecast on Monday night.
- KSPR: Joplin officials to declare some rubble piles a nuisance. About 1,400 people have completed right-of-entry forms to allow for expedited debris removal, but the government efforts to clear will end Aug. 7. The city hopes a nuisance procedure will ensure participation. (Other Joplin coverage: Joplin sound portrait: KSMU)
- News-Leader: New airport director coming to Springfield. Brian Weiler, multimodal director of the Missouri Department of Transportation, will become the new director of the Springfield-Branson National Airport in August. (Other coverage: KY3; OzarksFirst)
- KSPR: Missouri Water Patrol targeting drunken boaters. Troopers will be patrolling the waters and ticketing boat drivers whose blood alcohol content is .08% or higher.
- KY3: Missouri sets up child-support website. Missouri has made it easier for employers to report who is working for them — which will streamline the process for collecting child support.
- OzarksFirst [KOLR/KSFX]: Springfield police to host safety fair. The Springfield Police Department will be offering personal-safety tips from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday at Parkview High School (516 W. Meadowmere St.). (Other coverage: News-Leader)
- News-Leader: Salvation Army proposes $10 million expansion. The Salvation Army has proposed expanding its presence at Kansas and Chestnut expressways, adding three homeless and transitional-living facilities.
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