MORNING-MIdwestDigest-05-07-18

Max Armstrong talks about nurses, the farm bill and Mother's Day. (audio)

It’s National Nurses Week in case you haven’t heard. Nurses are the most trusted profession, according to Gallup survey.

As lawmakers get back to Washington this week, Chariman of House Ag Committee will continue efforts to pass farm bill. Chairman Mike Conaway thinks he can win passage of farm bill with only Republican support.

The chilly spring may have helped keep down number of shootings, but it's picking up with 74 in Chicago last week.

The amount spent on mom will decline this year. The number one gift item dollar wise for mom is jewelry. Most people also give their mom a card.

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