MORNING-MidwestDigest-01-25-17

Max Armstrong offers insight into the president's twitter feed. (podcast)

Just a little bit north of Board of Trade building might have been a few extra lights burning at city hall last night. The city of Chicago came in President Trump's twitter feed last night. Trump tweeted that if Chicago, which had 228 shootings in 2017 and 42 killings, doesn't do something to clean up the carnage, he'll send in the feds.

The North Dakota Petroleum Council liked what they heard from the president yesterday. The Dakota Access Pipeline and Keystone pipeline got the green light from President Trump. He also wants them to you American-made steel.

The DuPont-Dow Chemical merger taking longer than expected. Merger first announced 13 months should close in first half of this year.

A state senator in Tennessee wants state legislature to declare pornography a public health crisis. Among the reasons given: It objectifies women and children and lessens the desire of young men to marry. It's sponsor, Mae Beavers, a Republican from Mt. Juliet, said, "my goodness, you can't even look at Facebook anymore without seeing something.

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