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MORNING-MidwestDigest-01-05-18

Max Armstrong talks about embezzlement, unemployment and romaine lettuce. (audio)

We get a new reading on the nation’s unemployment rate this morning.

That record-breaking run on the stock market has had a healthy assist from Chicago-based Boeing.

Aren’t you always amazed at the people who still from their employer? There’s news from Oklahoma that woman will need to pay back $2.3 million she embezzled from Oklahoma Beef Council. She will spend 85% of 57 months behind bars.

Sears will close another 64 Kmart and 30-plus Sears stores. Who can forget getting Sears Christmas catalog in the fall and pouring over toys section so know what to tell Santa when sat on his lap at the Sears store?

Some people are avoiding romaine lettuce. Centers for Disease Control said there is not enough evidence to blame romaine lettuce for E-coli outbreaks.

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