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MORNING-Midwest Digest, February 15, 2021

Max Armstrong reports on the record weather hitting the U.S., concerns for the homeless, and a news from a shipping port in Brazil

February 15, 2021

Max Armstrong reports on the big storm hitting the country, including a disaster declaration in Texas and record lows in Minnesota. He notes that the number of people without homes has expanded during the pandemic and shelters from the cold is crucial. And there are concerns about space heaters which can cause fires, and carbon monoxide poisonings. From This Week in Agribusiness, Max shares that more than 3,000 trucks are lined up to deliver soybeans to a Brazilian port. And if you have to travel, be sure to have an emergency kit along.

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

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