Daily brief (2/12): Top picks from the Springfield media

Today will be sunny with a high of 35 and wind-chills down to 14.

Tonight’s low will be 25 without the wind, and snow is likely after midnight. Tomorrow, there will be periods of snow before noon, and a mixture of snow and freezing drizzle after noon. Snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches is possible. A high of 31 is expected.

Precipitation should stop by Monday night, and Tuesday will be sunny and a little warmer, with a high of 43.

Today’s picks

  • News-Leader: Schools coping with students unprepared for college. Data from Ozarks Technical Community College shows that 70 percent of its students need to take at least one development class in reading, writing or math before taking college-level courses.
  • OzarksFirst: Salvation Army opens cold-weather shelter. The Salvation Army of the Ozarks opened its cold-weather shelter Friday and Saturday, after the wind-chill temperature dropped below 14 degrees.
  • KY3: Local restaurant raising money for elementary. Bambino’s Cafe is using Facebook check-ins to raise money for Rountree Elementary’s PTA.
  • KSPR: Owner says opposition led to canceling Rogersville plans. Christie Greene, owner of Envision Sports Complex, said the company canceled plans for a $16 million sports complex in Rogersville because of community opposition.
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