Daily brief (3/25): Top picks from the Springfield media

A nice few days are ahead of us. Today will be sunny, with a high of 77. The low will dip to 53 tonight, and skies will remain clear.

Tomorrow and Tuesday will be more of the same, with sunny skies and highs in the mid to upper 70s.

Today’s picks

  • News-Leader: ‘No refusal’ DWI measure brings results in Christian County. A year ago, Christian County began seeking search warrants for drivers suspected of driving while intoxicated if the driver refused to take a Breathalyzer test. Since that time, officials were able to get 25 samples in 31 cases where people refused to take a breath test or submit to a blood test.
  • KY3: Two more deer test positive for chronic wasting disease. The state Department of Conservation says two more deer — making five total — have tested positive for chronic wasting disease in Missouri. All five were killed near the Heartland Wildlife Ranch in northwestern Macon County.
  • KSPR: Police say local neighborhood watch groups help. Springfield police say that neighborhood watch groups help deter crime in their neighborhoods. The police department offers training for groups interested in getting involved.
  • News-Leader: Greene County  juvenile probation officer kept busy. At any one time, Morgan Galloway — Greene County’s only juvenile probation officer for “sexually harmful youth — has 30-35 open cases to manage.

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