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

Remember to thank a veteran on Veterans Day today. Several locations including the branches of the Springfield-Greene County Library are closed in honor of veterans.

Today will start off cold, with wind-chill temperatures close to freezing. Skies will remain clear, and the day will warm up nicely, with a high of 62. It will be breezy, with gusts of up to 30 mph.

Expect 60s through the weekend, with the first rain chances expected Sunday night.

Today’s picks

  • News-Leader: City says it won’t allow campground for homeless. Homeless advocate Larry Rice, who has clashed with the city of Springfield over the years, has set up a camp in central Springfield, but city officials say the camp violate city zoning regulations. (Other coverage: KSMU, KSPR, KY3, OzarksFirst)   
  • OzarksFirst: Prosecutor says deputy justified in Greene County shooting. Greene County Prosecutor Dan Patterson said Thursday that Deputy Matthew Keatts was justified in shooting Tammy Robinette of Mountain Grove, who pulled a gun during a traffic stop. (Other coverage: News-Leader)
  • KY3: Federal regulators reverse course at Lake of the Ozarks. Federal regulators may allow many homes along the Lake of the Ozarks shoreline to remain, despite easement issues. (Other coverage: KSPR, OzarksFirst)
  • News-Leader: Hickory Hills site faces new hurdles. The City Council and the Greene County Commission have to figure out how to juggle different taxing jurisdictions to help pay for improvements at the Hickory Hills development at Chestnut Expressway and U.S. Highway 65.

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