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MORNING-MidwestDigest-05-03-17

Newsman Steve Alexander fills in for Max Armstrong. (audio)

Max is wrapping things up in Washington DC where he was with the Association of Farm Broadcasters. The group met with Sonny Perdue.

Wesley Correa-Carmenaty was sentenced to 45 years in prison for the voluntary manslaughter for Anthony J. Walker. On the way back to the Pottawattamie County, Iowa, jail, he attacked deputies transporting him and killed Deputy Mark Burbridge. 

Some folks in Indiana have trouble following logic on this one. Jobs that were outsourced to India are being outsourced back to United States with the help of state incentives. Infosys plans to create 10,000 jobs in America over the next two years.

Generally, if there's picketing in Illinois, it's in Chicago. But there was picketing in Springfield. University of Illinois faculty are on strike. Issues are reappointment, tenure and promotions.

Wisconsin lawmakers have made it official, the state's dairy product is cheese. Dairy cow is official domestic animal and milk is official beverage.

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