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MORNING-MidwestDigest-03-15-17

Steve Alexander fills in for Max Armstrong. (audio)

The cold, snowy, windy winter weather that reminded the Midwest it was too early to plant should only last another day or so.

The freshly fallen snow helped Cottage Grove, Wis., police solve car burglary. They followed footprints.

Need a job? Independence, Mo., needs people to answer 911 calls. Emergency communications centers throughout Kansas City are struggling to stay fully staffed.

There are some people who would like Rep. Steve King to lose his job on the judiciary committee.

By the way, the clean up from the ethanol spill from a train continues in King's northwest Iowa district.

1936, Dan Gorman moved west and entered clothing industry in Omaha. Grew to 102 stores over several Midwestern states. It filed for bankruptcy this week, further evidence of how tough it is to have a brick and mortar store in the Internet age.

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