Daily brief (11/2): Top picks from the Springfield media

Today will be mostly sunny, but a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms enters the forecast. It will be breezy, with gusts of up to 28 mph, and today’s high is expected to hit 70.

Rain is likely tonight and may continue into tomorrow morning. Temperatures will drop substantially, with tomorrow’s high dipping into the mid 40s. Skies should clear by Friday, and highs will head back into the low 60s.

Today’s picks

  • KY3: State auditor battles Missouri Bankers Association. State Auditor Tom Schweich wants more authority over banks so his office can properly audit the state Division of Finance, which oversees Missouri banks.
  • News-Leader: Parade organizers won’t allow City Council banner. Members of the Springfield City Council will not be allowed to carry a banner identifying the group in Saturday’s Veterans Day Parade. Organizers are worried that such a banner might endanger the organizers’ nonprofit status because the sign would be seen as political.
  • OzarksFirst: Governor asks hunters to share harvest. Gov. Jay Nixon has asked deer hunters to participate in “Share the Harvest,” a program in which hunters share some or all of the meat from their hunt with people in need. Rifle season begins Nov. 12.
  • KSPR: Black-walnut collections staying open. Hulling stations around the Ozarks are staying open past the end of October because of an abundant crop.
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