Daily brief (5/10): Top picks from the Springfield media

Today will be a picture-perfect day, with sunny skies and a high of 75. The day will remain clear, and tonight’s low will dip to 52.

Tomorrow will be mostly sunny, and a high of 77 is expected. Clouds will move in tomorrow night, though, and a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms moves in this weekend.

Today’s picks

  • News-Leader: OTC signs agreement with Missouri Southern. Under an agreeement signed this week, students from Ozarks Technical Community College will have an easier time transferring coursework to Missouri Southern State University. Students who earn associate’s degrees in science or applied sciences will be able to transfer the entire bloc of courses. (Other coverage: OzarksFirst)
  • OzarksFirst: Graduation season in full swing. Ozarks Technical Community College hosts its GED graduation tonight at the Gillioz Theater, and Drury University’s graduation will be Saturday. Graduations for Missouri State University and the city’s high schools will happen over the next couple of weeks.
  • KSMU: Health department, watershed committee testing streams. The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is teaming up with the Watershed Committee of the Ozarks to test five area swimming locations at the James River, Galloway Creek, Lake Springfield, Little Sac River and Wilson’s Creek. (Other coverage: OzarksFirst)
  • KY3: Republic elementary students run in memory of lost loved ones. A group of Republic students are running in the Lost and Found Memorial 5k on Thursday, May 24, in Jordan Valley Park.
  • KSPR: Police searching for robbery suspect. The Subway sandwich shop on North Kansas Expressway was robbed at gunpoint by a man described as 5 feet 8 inches tall and slender. He was wearing black and had a bandanna over his face. (Other coverage: KY3)
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