Daily brief (11/16): Top picks from the Springfield media

Today will be partly sunny but colder than the past few ideas, with a high of 48.

Temperatures will dip below freezing tonight. Tomorrow will be sunny, but it will remain cold, with a high in the upper 40s. Temperatures will gradually rise into the weekend, with a high of 65 expected on Saturday.

Today’s picks

  • News-Leader: Fatal stop plays out on video. A video from a dashboard camera shows what happened the night a Greene County deputy stopped and shot a woman who had pointed a gun at him. (Other coverage: KY3, OzarksFirst)
  • OzarksFirst: Missouri auditor critical of Mountain Grove finances. Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich delivered an audit to Mountain Grove yesterday, saying the financial condition of the city’s general fund is poor, in part because of rising health-insurance costs.
  • KY3: Local food movement gaining momentum in Ozarks. Local food producers have been meeting in an effort to encourage more people to buy food locally to lower fuel costs and improve sustainability.
  • KSPR: Tax breaks could be coming for companies that hire vets. The U.S. House of Representatives is preparing to pass a bill that would provide tax breaks to companies that hire and train veterans.
  • KSMU: Senate committee in Springfield to discuss insurance exchange. A group of Missouri senators is researching whether Missouri should set up a health-insurance exchange to help people find affordable insurance.

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