MIDDAY-MidwestDigest-07-13-17

Max Armstrong says Fulton, Mo., Marine among those killed in Monday crash. (audio)

As families and friends have identified victims from that military plane crash in Mississippi soybean field on Monday, we see at least one name from our region. 27-year-old Talon Leach, of Fulton, Missouri, leaves behind wife, Sara, and parents, Denise and Tab. Flew from North Carolina to Texas.

Village president from northern Michigan is refusing to back down from Facebook posts he shared denouncing Islam and "calling of the killing of every last Muslim." Some people who live in the town will try to get him out of office.

The ACLU of Ohio is suing the Colombus, Ohio, police department on behalf of protesters who say they were pepper sprayed in the face during a January rally against the Trump administration. Lawsuit says police used excessive force.

Government report yesterday wasn't friendly to corn market. 

The only NFL team owned by fans and in smallest market has reported record revenue, up 8% from year before. Increased its revenue every year since renovated field 14 years ago.Team president credits supportive fans and making the playoffs eight years running.

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