Daily brief (4/6): Top picks from the Springfield media

Today will be sunny but cooler, with a high of 66. Temperatures will remain at seasonable highs in the 60s for the next week.

Tomorrow, a 40 percent chance of showers or thunderstorms enters the forecast; otherwise, it will be partly sunny with a high of 64. Easter Sunday will be sunny with a high of 68. Lows will dip into the 40s at night, but no freezes are expected.

Today’s picks

  • OzarksFirst: OTC breaks ground on Waynesville facility. Ozarks Technical Community College is building a $5 million center with 11 classrooms and computer lab in Waynesville. (Other coverage: KSPR)
  • News-Leader: New farmers market opens in Springfield. More than 65 vendors are joining with a new farmers market in southeast Springfield that opens this week at 4139 S. Nature Center Way, next to Houlihan’s. (Other coverage: OzarksFirst)
  • KY3: MU wants to put medical-school campus in southwest Missouri. The University of Missouri School of Medicine want to work with CoxHealth and the Sisters of Mercy Health System to put a clinical campus in southwest Missouri.
  • KY3: Restaurant told to remove sign. The Santa Fe Grill on Sunshine Street must remove its “Free Margaritas Mañana” sign. Though the owners say it’s meant as a joke, the Missouri Division of Liquor Control says state law prohibits advertising free alcohol.
  • News-Leader: Two new principals named to Springfield schools. Donna Aldrich, who has been with the district since 1990, will become principal at Pleasant View Elementary and Middle School, while Garry Moore, who has 30 years’ educational experience, comes to the district to become principal of Hillcrest High School.
  • KSMU: Walking paths endorsed by American Heart Association. The Springfield-Greene County Park Board has received an American Heart Association designation for five walking paths in an effort to encourage people to exercise.
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