Daily brief (11/23): Top picks from the Springfield media

Editor’s note: The Daily Brief will take a brief break for the Thanksgiving weekend but will resume next week. Have a wonderful holiday!

A cloudy morning will give way to a clear, sunny day with a high near 56.

Tonight will be clear with a low dipping to 38. Thanksgiving will be sunny and perfect for the Turkey Trot, and the high is expected to hit 65.

Today’s picks

  • KSPR: Gingrich not registered for Missouri primary. Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich is not on the ballot for the Missouri primary, although Missouri Republicans are choosing their candidates via caucus. (Other coverage: OzarksFirst)
  • KY3: Wonders of Wildlife to donate tax funds to CFO. Leaders of the Wonders of Wildlife said Tuesday the museum will no longer take hotel/motel tax funds, and Johnny Morris, owner of Bass Pro Shops, plans on donating $4 million — the amount the museum has received to date — to the Community Foundation of the Ozarks. (Other coverage: KSMU, News-Leader)
  • News-Leader: City asks club owner to repay loan. The city of Springfield has asked the developer of a downtown comedy club to repay a $45,000 loan from the city.
  • OzarksFirst: Soldiers to deploy to Afghanistan. More than 70 soldiers from Fort Leonard Wood are heading to Afghanistan. The soldiers are part of the 988th Military Police Company, 92nd Military Police Battalion, 4th Maneuver Support Brigade.

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