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MORNING Midwest Digest, April 23, 2020

Max Armstrong talks about a population shift, the meat packing industry, the GM plant making ventilators, economic impacts on Wisconsin businesses and face mask hazards.

Are we going to see a jump in the rural population? Big city residents are heading for suburbs and rural areas to escape the pandemic.

The U.S. meat packing industry is operating at about 60 percent of normal capacity.

Mike Pence will travel to Kokomo, Ind., next week to visit the GM plant making medical devices.

If current economic conditions continue for three months, more than one-third of Wisconsin businesses that took a survey will have to close.

Microwaving masks is a fire hazard, and just a bad idea.

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