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Daily brief (10/23): Top picks from the Springfield media

Mostly sunny, with a high near 82,

Mostly clear, with a low around 62

Dry weather will continue through Wednesday with lows in the 60s and highs in the low 80s.

The front arrives Thursday with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 75 andwith a low around 43. .

Much colder air still expected for Friday through the weekend.

Friday will have a 50 percent  chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 51 and a a low around 35.

Today’s picks

  • KSPR: Toyota expected to make donation to the recovery efforts in Joplin. Toyota will make a donation to Rebuild Joplin, a recovery non-profit organization. Rebuild Joplin will also update us on the rebuilding effort in the city.
  • OzarksFirst: AdTech AdNASA recognizes woman in the OzarksNASA recognized a Missouri State University graduate Monday for her dedication to science and technology. Conita Gaines was presented with NASA’s exceptional public service medal at her alma mater.
  • KY3: Watch out for pop up Halloween stores says Better Business Bureau. According to the National Retail Federation, a record 170 million Americans will spend close to $8 billion on candy, pumpkins, decorations and costumes – both for them and for their pets. Many specialty stores that set up shop in October and are gone the minute Halloween is over. When shopping at seasonal, temporary Halloween stores, and especially last-minute, it’s important to exercise caution. Better Business Bureau is advising shoppers to know the red flags and read the fine print to avoid fly-by-night costume vendors. Even if the store has a returns policy, you should go in with the assumption that whatever you buy is yours to keep, no matter what.

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