MiDDAY-MidwestDigest-02-03-17

Steve Alexander fills in for Max Armstrong and assures people that there will be plenty of bacon. (podcast)

Fake news - bacon shortage. There is no bacon shortage. Source of fake news, USDA reported that frozen pork belly inventory at lowest point in 50 years. Down more than 35 million pounds from year ago. The Ohio Pork Council boosted the shortage. Pork industry analyst Steve Meyer said there is going to be plenty of bacon.

Police blotter from Columbia, Mo., a couple was parking in front of a doctor's office when the vehicle crashed through front doors of the podiatrist office. There were no injuries , but he's betting they had to call a tow truck.

Max is busy in Nashville at the cattlemen's convention. Lot of talk there about politics.

Brenda Strong was shopping in Waukon, Iowa, she noticed a calf sitting in the passenger seat of a car. She took a picture and at last count it had over 30,000 likes.

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