600 Springfield students sent home, lack physicals and shots

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) – A central Illinois school district sent 600 students home from classes because they didn’t have their required physicals and immunizations. The State Journal-Register reports the Springfield Public Schools students were sent home Tuesday. Superintendent Jennifer Gill says most of those students are heading into sixth, ninth and 12th grades. Gill says one…

Airport comissioners approve name change

(KTRS) – Lambert-St. Louis International Airport could soon have a new name…St. Louis-Lambert International Airport. The airport commission initially pushed to rename the facility St. Louis International Airport at Lambert Field, but opponents said they did not want the Lambert name at the end. The change still needs support from two more bodies before it…