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MIDDAY-MidwestDigest-02-09-17

Max Armstrong talks about crop insurance. (podcast)

Here's the latest from the fraud watch desk. The fraudsters are pretending to help people file their tax returns. If you turn to your computer to prepare you own taxes, don't give out your password. 

The crop insurance industry is bracing for more attacks on the crop insurance program. The crop insurance companies pointed out that farmers have spent $30 billion on crop insurance. 

St. Joseph College in Indiana is in debt and risks losing accreditation and is facing increased pressure from auditors. The college has exhausted all its credit. Staff, students and alumni didn't realize it was at risk of closing until few days ago. Now, they are trying to figure out what can be done to save 125-year-old college.

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