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Max Armstrong's Daily Updates

MORNING Midwest Digest, Jan. 9, 2019

Steve Alexander is in for Max, and talks about effects of the government shutdown, a woman shot inside her home, a family funeral and more.

The effects of the government shutdown continue to pile up. Dozens of agencies can't do their work, inluding the Farm Service Agency. USDA will extend the application period for the Market Facilitation program.

If you're traveling, try to be kind to the TSA workers, who are not being paid to be at their job during the shutdown.

News from Radar O'Reilly's hometown, Ottumwa, Iowa, about a deer hunter who shot someone's "dear." A man shot into a home and shot a woman. He's now in felony trouble.

In Dearborn, Mich., there was a funeral for a family who was killed in a highway crash.

Figgy's, a meat and cheese gift seller, will close most of its operations in Wisconsin.

Joe Mauer, Minnesota-based athelete who played for the Minnesota Twins, will have his number retired this summer.

 

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