MORNING-MidwestDigest-10-09-17

Max Armstrong talks about Mike Pence's exit from an Indianapolis Colts football game. (audio)

Supporters of the Trump administration are cheering Pence’s exit from football game. Detractors saw departure as publicity stunt. Kneeling football players say it’s their right to make a statement.

Farmers hoped they get some pleasant surprises in the combine cab this fall with corn and bean prices being so low. I’ve heard from some growers that’s been the case.

We celebrated with our friend Viola in northern Illinois yesterday as she begins her second century.

Around Big Sandy, Tennessee, they welcomed Sonny Melton home from Las Vegas. He was just 29. He was killed as he shielded his wife from bullets. He loved hunting and fishing. They had been married 15 months.

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