Daily brief (8/28): Top picks from the Springfield media

Another sunny, hot day is in store, but a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms moves into the forecast tonight.

Today will be clear, with a high of 93. Rain chances will enter the forecast tonight and remain through tomorrow. Tomorrow’s high is expected to be 87.

Today’s picks

  • News-Leader: Commissioner says pursuing law tax ‘political suicide.’ Greene County Presiding Commission Jim Viebrock is the only one of the three county commissioners who opposes the idea of asking voters for a law-enforcement sales tax. Law-enforcement officials say the tax is needed to deal with an overcrowded court and jail system.
  • OzarksFirst: New Missouri adoption law has local group cheering. A new Missouri adoption law is set to go into effect that makes it easier for adoptees to find their biological parents, and one local adoption-support group is cheering the provisions.
  • KY3: Joplin on road to recovery. It’s been three months since a tornado devastated Joplin. Though there’s a long way to go, most of the debris has been hauled off, school has restarted, and rebuilding has begun.
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