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MIDDAY-Midwest Digest-January 2, 2017

Max Armstrong shares news and commentary from across the Midwest including an Illinois man with an interesting way to celebrate the New Year, talk of the next farm bill, that protest at the Vikings-Bears game, and the value of CPR.

Max Armstrong shares the story of a guy in Illinois who did a little target practice with an exploding target. He looks at the key work of the American Farm Bureau Federation including the next farm bill. Many in Congress want to get the conversation started on that soon too. Max also talks about the two protesters at the Vikings-Bears game, later arrested. And Max wraps up noting that more than 250,000 people have a cardiac arrest outside of a hospital, making CPR training more important.

Midwest Digest is a twice-daily look at news from around the Midwest. Veteran broadcaster Max Armstrong offers news and commentary for the region.

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