Daily brief (11/12): Top picks from the Springfield media

Today will be mostly sunny but very breezy, with gusts of up to 45 mph. The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory for most of southwest Missouri, including Greene and Christian counties.

Today’s high will be 63. Tomorrow will be partly sunny and a little warmer, with a high of 67 expected. But rain is likely Monday, though temperatures will remain in the 60s.

Today’s picks

  • KY3: Hunters prepare for opening of deer season. Firearms deer season begins today in Missouri, and many will be taking to the forests and fields.
  • News-Leader: Boys and Girls Club gets $1.9 million gift. A $1.9 million donation from Mike Williams, the former vice president of advanced technologies for O’Reilly Automotive, will help the Boys and Girls Club reach its $5 million goal for its Great Futures Now trust fund.
  • OzarksFirst: Mobile-home company owner in jail. Jim Williamson, the owner of Mobile Home Brokers of Branson, is in Stone County Jail awaiting extradition to Arkansas, and some area residents say they have paid him money without receiving anything in return.
  • News-Leader: New Ozarks museum features historic collection. The Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art has opened in Bentonville, Ark., funded in large part by a $1.2 billion endowment. It features work from such artists as Norman Rockwell, Jackson Pollock, and Georgia O’Keeffe. (Other coverage: KY3)

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