MORNING-MidwestDigest-8-25-17

Steve Alexander, sitting in for Max Armstrong, offers a look at a range of Midwest news including interesting legislative work in Wisconsin and Iowa.

Sitting in for Max Armstrong, Steve Alexander shares a look at a move in Wisconsin that would exempt storm and farm runoff as a fixed point of pollution; and Wisconsin legislators are looking at those tax exemptions for a new Foxconn plant. Iowa gave Apple big tax breaks for two new data facilities. And Steve points out the loss the Midwest suffered noting that the 10 sailors missing after that collision in the Pacific. And another evening newspaper, this one in Indiana, is ending print operations.

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

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