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MIDDAY Midwest Digest March 13, 2019

Steve Alexander talks about fire at RV manufacturing plant in Indiana. (audio)

Veteran newsman Steve Alexander fills in for Max Armstrong.

Max is in Washington DC for

Thick black smoke could be seen around Elkhart, Indiana, last week. It was coming from an RV manufacturing plant operated by the Forest River Company. It is owned by Warren Buffett. No injuries were reported.

In 2005, Warren Buffett got two-page fax telling him why Forest River Company fit Buffett’s strategy, within hours he owned the place.

Illinois Gov. says current income tax in his state is unfair to middle tax so he unveiled new plan along with fair tax calculator to figure out your new taxes.

25-year-old Willard Lawson left his home in Indiana to serve his country and he never returned. He was killed in 1941. Only recently were his remains identified.

You have until March 25 to enter your favorite farm dog in the Prairie Farmer Favorite Farm Dog Contest.

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