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MORNING Midwest Digest, May 25, 2018

Max Armstrong talks about distractions from cell phones leading to death, the Drought Monitor and a black bear in a metro region.

Devices are distracting us, not only from driving. Nashville police say a man left his 1-year-old child in the back of his pickup, and the child died due to heat.

The Drought Monitor shows the southern Plains are being hard hit with drought. And the drought could spread to the Midwest as we get into June.

An adult black bear was spotted in Burnsville, Minn., as metro suburb. Wildlife experts say people can expect more of that.

There are 95 million plastic drinking straws distributed by McDonalds each day. The company is working to find a more environmentally friendly solution.

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