Daily brief (8/28): Top picks from the Springfield media

Sunny, with a high near 89.

Mostly clear tonight with a low of 63.

Wednesday and Thursday will be much of the same weather of high in 90’s and low in the 60’s.  Thursday forecast has a 30 percent chance of rain after 1am.

Friday, showers are likely with a 60 percent chance of rain.

Top picks

  • KSMU: City Council votes to refer nondiscrimination bill to task force.   This task force will review the proposal and help both sides find some sort of compromise.  (Other coverage: News-Leader, OzarksFirst, KSPR,)
  • KSPRDeer hunting could start within Branson city limits.  Branson city leaders set to hear a proposal that would allow deer hunting inside city.
  • KY3: New greenway trail aims to connect neighborhoods and parks just north of Springfield city limits. The plan has been in the works for more than five years now to connect Ritter Springs Park to Valley Water Mill Road just north of Springfield’s city limits. The South Dry Sac Greenway is now under construction.
  • OzarksFirstKelsey’s Law takes effect in Missouri today. Kelsey’s Law mandates that cellphone companies provide a customer’s location to law enforcement in case of emergencies.   It has proven to be a valuable tool in kidnapping.
  • KSMU: Missouri to increase scholarships for 2013 graduates.  Governor Nixon announced his administration will increase the potential award amounts for Missouri scholarships, as part of a commitment to college affordability.

One Response

  1. It does not surprise me that the lead on your blog is a weather story.

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