Daily brief (8/27): Top picks from the Springfield media

Today will be sunny and hot, with a high of 91.

Expect little change over the next few days. Apart from a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms on Monday, it will be sunny and hot. Tomorrow’s high is expected to be 89.

Today’s picks

  • KY3: Missouri judge puts Facebook law on hold. The Missouri State Teachers Association sued to prevent Missouri’s new law prohibiting contact between teachers and students on social-media sites from going into effect. A judge granted a temporary injunction Friday. (Other coverage: OzarksFirst, News-Leader)
  • News-Leader: Auditor sues Nixon over budget cuts. State Auditor Tom Schweich has sued Gov. Jay Nixon for cutting education budgets to help offset costs of the Joplin tornado recovery.
  • OzarksFirst: Governor highlights jobs effort at Nixa business. Gov. Jay Nixon promoted a bipartisan jobs package at Mostly Memories Candle Creations, a family-owned business in Nixa that exports 10 percent of its inventory. (Other coverage: KY3)
  • KSPR: Branson tourism down for the summer. Branson officials said the city saw a drop of 100,000 visitors this summer season.
  • KSMU: Springfield church to celebrate 125th anniversary. Campbell United Methodist Church (1747 E. Republic Road) is planning a 125th anniversary celebration today.

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