Daily brief (11/10): Top picks from the Springfield media

This morning’s frost will give way to clear skies and a high of 51.

Patchy frost is likely again overnight tonight, but tomorrow should be warmer, with a high around 63 for Veterans Day.

Today’s picks

  • News-Leader: Springfield’s IMAX theater close to completion. Construction workers are putting the final touches on the first IMAX theater in Springfield, scheduled to open Nov. 18 with “Happy Feet 2” in 3-D.
  • OzarksFirst: House committee fails to come up with 911 cell-phone proposal. A House interim committee examining 911 access in the state  finished its work without coming up with a proposal for a cell-phone surcharge to help fund emergency call centers in the state. Missouri is the only state in the country without a charge on cell phones to help pay for 911 call centers.
  • KY3: Wilson’s Creek, other national parks waive fees this weekend. Wilson’s Creek National Battlefield and other national parks will waive fees this weekend to commemorate Veterans Day.
  • KSMU: Special report: Concussions and student athletes. KSMU takes a closer look at concussions and student athletes in the Springfield area in a two-part series. (Part I | Part II)
  • News-Leader: Lawmakers remember Hancock. Area legislators remember Rep. Mel Hancock, whose funeral will be at 10 a.m. today at the Brookline Church of Christ.

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