MIDDAY-MidwestDigest-05-24-17

Max Armstrong advises travelers to be ready to face traffic this holiday weekend. (audio)

If you're packing up the babies to get out of town and your travel will take you through a big city, be prepared for heavy traffic. Thursday night traffic is expected to be especially heavy.

Several federal agencies will take big cuts with Trump proposed budget. Few larger than agriculture department. One thing result from these cuts, the head count of USDA would drop by 5.5%. The biggest cut to EPA, slashed by 31%. Several environmental programs take a beating or be slashed all together with those cuts.

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