Daily brief (2/6): Top picks from the Springfield media

Today will be sunny with a high of 50. Clouds will move in tonight, and the low will dip to 31.

A 20 percent chance of rain moves into the forecast tomorrow. The high is expected to hit 49. Tomorrow night will be colder, and the low of 27 bring the possibility of snow. No major accumulation is expected.

Skies will clear Wednesday, but it will remain cold, with a high of 37.

Don’t forget: Tomorrow is election day, and several cities and counties have local issues on the ballot.

Today’s picks

  • KY3: Lampe confirms run for lieutenant governor. Sara Lampe, a longtime state legislator from Springfield, confirmed Sunday night that she plans to run for lieutenant governor. (Other coverage: KSPR, News-Leader, OzarksFirst)
  • OzarksFirst: Fort Leonard Wood soldiers return home. More than 90 soldiers based at Fort Leonard Wood returned home from Afghanistan on Sunday after a yearlong deployment overseas. (Other coverage: KY3)
  • News-Leader: Victims of child abuse live with lingering effects (Part II of special report). The News-Leader concludes a two-part report on the effects of child abuse today, with a package focusing on the long-term effects of child abuse on victims.
  • KY3: Prom Closet helps teens in foster care. Glendale High School student Arianna Stephens is collecting dresses, shoes, and other items to help students in foster care attend prom as part of a project called Prom Closet.
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