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MORNING Midwest Digest, Feb. 27, 2019

Steve Alexander is in for Max, and talks about the Chicago mayor election, a bus crash, contemptuous words, automaker jobs and an old home.

The Chicago mayor race was split between 14 candidates, and no one won more than 50% of the vote. There will be a runoff between the top two on April 2.

A bus crashed on an Illinois freeway. The 82-year-old driver was charged with DWI.

There's a Wisconsin law that prohibits National Guard commissioned officers from using contemptuous words against the governor and president. A current guardsman (and congressman) went on Twitter and ripped the current governor. Now officials are looking into whether he should be disciplined.

Fiat Chrysler is downsizing jobs in Illinois, but adding jobs in Detroit.

A home had to be torn down in Illinois. It couldn't be renovated, and had been built after the Civil War.

 

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