Daily brief (7/12): Top picks from the Springfield media

It’s going to be another hot one, with temperatures predicted to reach 98. Tomorrow may bring a sigh of relief, with scattered showers and thunderstorms.

Today’s picks

KY3: Springfield City Council approves Salvation Army expansion. It’s official. The Salvation Army now has the green light to begin work on its latest project, a series of three homeless and transitional-living facilities.

Springfield News-Leader: Proposed racetrack is alarming some Taney County residents. Numerous Taney County residents voiced their concerns with the project last night at a Taney County Planning and Zoning Commission public hearing. The NASCAR-style racetrack would also include the construction of a 65,000 seat arena.

KSPR: Branson police voice concern with weak radio signals. The last time Branson’s radio system was updated was 18 years ago in 1993, and law enforcement say they feel that it’s time for an update. In response, the Board of Aldermen may consider installing four receivers around the Branson-Hollister areas.




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