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MIDDAY-MidwestDigest-10-11-17

Max Armstrong talks about Trump administration watering down NAFTA. (audio)

The North American Free Trade Agreement generally liked by many businesses and agriculture, could get watered down by Trump administration. Trump administration is looking to add sunset clause that the agreement would expire in 5 years unless all sides vote to extend.

Less than a fourth of the corn has been harvested in U.S. In every major corn-growing state, harvest is behind 5-year average.

Ski season in Colorado is opening a week ahead of last year. It will open this weekend.

We have some especially annoying bugs popping up this fall. In Nebraska, bugs are disrupting people’s outdoor activities. In some regions, stink bugs are coming through doors. They have been found in 44 states. They don’t bite, but they do smell like dirty socks.

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