Daily brief (11/22): Top picks from the Springfield media

Today will be cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain. The high will be 49.

Skies should clear by tomorrow, and the day will be sunny, with a high of 56. Thanksgiving will be clear and sunny, with a high of 64.

Today’s picks

  • News-Leader: Resort developer pleads guilty to violating Clean Water Act. Jim Shirato, developer of the Indian Ridge Resort near Branson, pleaded guilty Monday to failing to prevent runoff from his project from going into Table Rock Lake.
  • KSPR: Community Foundation to announce $50,000 in grant awards. The Community Foundation of the Ozarks is awarding $50,000 in grants to area nonprofits trying to address red flags addressed in its recent report of issues facing the community. It also plans to announce a separate gift to Wonders of Wildlife. (Other coverage: News-Leader)
  • OzarksFirst: Local retailers hope to cash in on weekend event. Local retailers are participating in Small Business Saturday, a day to encourage shoppers to visit locally-owned small businesses. (Other coverage: KSMU)
  • KY3: Joplin holding community memorial service today. Joplin will be holding a memorial service at 4:30 p.m. today to commemorate six months since the May 22 tornado that devastated the city. (Other coverage: KSPR, News-Leader, OzarksFirst)

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