Max Armstrong talks about gas pump skimmers, Mexico trade talks and a farm producer sentiment index

Max Armstrong shares that the U.S. Secret Service is on a unique mission: checking gas pumps for credit card skimmers. From This Week in Agribusiness, an adviser to Mexico’s new president wants to jump starts for the North America Free Trade Agreement. And the agriculture producer sentiment index rose in June, driven primarily by the current economy but also showed uncertainty about the future. And Illinois had named a stretch of I-55 from Chicago to Pontiac as the Barack Obama Presidential Expressway.

Midwest Digest is a twice-daily audio feature produced by Max Armstrong, offering news and commentary from across the Midwest.

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