Daily brief (3/7): Top picks from the Springfield media

Today will be partly sunny and breezy, as gusts hit speeds of up to 33 mph. The high will be 68.

Rain is likely tonight and tomorrow, with thunderstorms possible. Tomorrow will start out at 54, but the temperature will drop throughout the day, and the low will dip into the 30s tomorrow. The rain should clear out by Friday, but rain chance return over the weekend.

Today’s picks

  • News-Leader: Glitch prevented alarm from warning Branson residents. A database glitch prevented a warning system that calls residents from working properly before the Leap Day tornado hit Branson. (Employees face temporary unemployment during cleanup: KY3)
  • KY3: Mountain Grove hears proposal on horse-slaughter plant. The Mountain Grove City Council heard arguments regarding a proposed horse-slaughter plan in the city as residents packed Tuesday’s meeting. (Other coverage: News-Leader, OzarksFirst)
  • KSMU: Registration deadline today for April 3 vote. Residents interested in voting in the April 3 election — which includes a number of ballot issues including a proposed law-enforcement sales tax in Greene County — must be registered by today.
  • KSPR: Some legislators resist inducting Limbaugh into Hall of Famous Missourians. A group of 48 House Democrats have signed a letter opposing a proposal to induct radio commentator Rush Limbaugh into the Hall of Famous Missourians. (Other coverage: News-Leader)
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