Daily brief (9/9): Top picks from the Springfield media

There’s a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms today. Otherwise, it will be mostly sunny, with a high of 76.

Tomorrow offers the best chance of rain, as skies become mostly cloudy. High will be 75.

Today’s picks

  • OzarksFirst: Another Rogersville employer adding jobs. Undercover Inc. in Rogersville is undergoing a plant expansion and will increase its payroll by a third.
  • News-Leader: School breakfast program praised. Williams Elementary in the Springfield School District tested a breakfast program for kids and discovered many benefits: improved attention and better behavior.
  • KY3: Passenger shot at Greyhound bus terminal. A passenger on a Greyhound bus from Amarillo, Texas, was shot yesterday after he had gotten off the bus at the Springfield terminal on East Kearney Street. Police have arrested another passenger but are still investigating a motive. The victim later died. (Other coverage: OzarksFirst, News-Leader, KSPR)
  • KSPR: Cattle rustling back in the Ozarks. About 150 head of cattle were stolen from Jasper County, and officials in Lawrence and Dade counties are on alert for potential thieves.
  • KSMU: Missouri Senate puts brakes on special session. A bill with $2 billion in incentives was moving quickly through the Missouri Legislature before the Senate slowed the process down.
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