Daily brief (10/14): Top picks from the Springfield media

After a cool start, today will warm up to a high of 72. Skies will be clear and sunny.

Tomorrow will be another nice day, with a high of 74. Sunday will be a bit warmer, as the high tops the 80-degree mark.

Today’s picks

  • News-Leader: MSU pharmacy program now reality. The University of Missouri-Kansas City is setting up a 30-student satellite program at Missouri State University. The two universities will sign a memorandum of understanding so students attending MSU can earn a pharmacy degree in Springfield. (Other coverage: KSPR)
  • OzarksFirst: Nixa missing teens found with mother. Two teens who had been reported missing from Nixa have been found with their mother in Oklahoma. Their father had reported receiving a text from his daughter that said she needed help. (Other coverage: News-Leader)
  • KY3: Former Ozarks bank executive charged with fraud. Mark Freeman, a former loan officer and assistant vice president of Citizens Bank of Newburg, has been charged in federal court with fraud involving the sale of several real-estate properties in Salem. Joseph Lato Jr., 53, who owned the properties, has also been charged.
  • KY3: Kroger recalling ice cream sold at Dillon’s stores. Kroger is recalling ice cream sold in 10 states including Missouri because the Private Selection Extreme Moose Tracks ice cream doesn’t have a label indicating that it may have peanuts. People with peanut allergies could experience extreme reactions. (Other coverage: OzarksFirst)
  • News-Leader: Woman died from gunshot wound to head. The woman shot by a Greene County sheriff’s deputy died from a gunshot wound to the head, said Deputy Medical Examiner Tom Van De Berg. Tammy L. Robinette, 46, was pulled over on suspicion of driving while intoxicated when she reportedly pulled out a gun.

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