Daily brief (9/25): Top picks from the Springfield media

A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.

Partly sunny, with a high near 86.

A warm front moved in last night leaving temperatures in the 60s and 70s this morning.

Tonight will be a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.

Wednesday and Thursday bring a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a highs in the lower  80s and a lows around 60.

Today’s picks

  • KY3: Merriam Woods to get ambulance station. Right now, if they get a call in the Merriam Woods, Rockaway Beach area, the ambulance has to come from Hollister or Forsyth, several miles away over winding highways. When they have the new station, they say they will be able to respond in a fraction of the time.
  • OzarksFirst: Nixa mother leads movement to arm schools with AEDs. A family from Nixa is using their personal story about a heart condition to save lives. One mother is leading a movement for automatic external defibrillators (AEDs) to be available in all 11 schools in the Nixa School District.
  • KSPR: Springfield Public Schools prepare for test of phone alert system. Springfield Public Schools will test the AlertNow system this evening — a system through which officials can send out hundreds of calls per minute to parents in the district with information from emergencies to school lockdowns.
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