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MIDDAY-MidwestDigest-11-08-17

Steve Alexander fills in for Max Armstrong and talks about hemp. (audio)

Max is at National Association of Farm Broadcasting meeting. Later, they’ll be with president of National Corn Growers Association.

Every now and then there is an accidental death that leaves you scratching your head. A 33-year-old man was driving highway speed when tree fell across highway and crushed cab, killing man.

Lot of farm danger. Some grain bin accidents are freak, like one in western Iowa, where 63-year-old man was buried by corn. Not inside the bin, but outside. He was buried in so much corn it took more than hour to dig him out and that was too long.

In Wisconsin, supporters are trying to convince lawmakers to allow farmers to grow hemp.

There’s an attempt to legalize medical marijuana in Indiana.

Another multi-million railroad line planned through Chicago may not go through after company missed deadline to appeal.

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