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Max Armstrong's Daily Updates

MIDDAY-Midwest Digest, July 5, 2021

Max Armstrong shares holiday stories of first responder incidents, news about the Farm Progress show and more about 'jorts.'

Max Armstrong reports on first responders having a busy weekend including an eight-vehicle crash. At Adventureland Park, the Raging River ride is closed after the death on the experience. From This Week in Agribusiness, the return of the Farm Progress Show is just 57 days away; last year's cancellation due to the pandemic was the first in 67 years. The 2021 show is Aug. 31, Sept. 1 and 2 and you can get advance tickets at And Max warns drivers that tall corn is obscuring intersections when driving in the country. And the return of 'jorts' has created some interesting reaction on Twitter.

Midwest Digest is a twice-daily audio feature produced by Max Armstrong, offering news and commentary from across the Midwest.

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