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MIDDAY-MidwestDigest-09-28-17

Max Armstrong talks about crime in Michigan. (audio)

Have you heard how bad things have gotten up at Mackinac Island? It’s the fifth most violent city in Michigan. Recently released numbers show 8 violent crimes in 2016 on Mackinac. Flint was No. 7. Don’t read too much into that ranking. It is a tourism destination.

More of farmers in Heartland advanced into harvest. Dry, hot conditions in central Indiana had some farmers worried. In northern Illinois, waiting for crop to mature. In Montana, 86% is in a drought, 18% has exception drought.

The Chicago Cubs won their division. They celebrated on Busch Stadium grounds, home of the Cardinals.

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