MORNING-MidwestDigest-02-16-17

Steve Alexander fills in for Max Armstrong. (podcast)

Max is at big farm show in Louisville. There are 850 exhibitors. 

This is a day without immigrants. Hundreds of immigrant-owned businesses are closed today. Will be march in Des Moines today.

More of us are dying in cars and trucks. Nationwide, there is 6% increase in fatalities in 2016. Iowa was 26% higher, biggest increase in Midwest. 

Wisconsin dog, Rumor the German shepherd, was Best in Show at the 141st Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show at Madison Square Garden in New York City. He and owner are from Edgerton, Wis.

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