MIDDAY-MidwestDigest-02-24-17

Max Armstrong talks about National Ag Day. (podcast)

Here in the heartland in America, we have our fair share of the nation's drug problem. In a year's time there are more than 50,000 drug overdose deaths. The latest numbers from the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention show that one in four drug overdoses in 2015 was related to heroin.

It's just about three weeks until National Agriculture Week. National Ag Day celebrated on March 21. I'm proud to be voice of National Ag Day radio and TV messages.

They can't make planes fast enough. Boeing stock hit highest point ever.

Retailers have been struggling. Mall traffic down this month. Victoria's Secret expecting 20% drop in sales this year and will be exiting the swimwear business.

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