MORNING-MidwestDigest-06-23-17

Max Armstrong talks about Trump and wind energy. (audio)

This has happened in a few areas in our region in recent months, a rash of overdoses. Bloomington, Indiana, latest with police responding to 10 overdoes from Wednesday afternoon to last night.

In his speech in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Trump made it clear he's not wild about wind energy. Trump reiterated support for coal. Republican Sen. Charles Grassley reiterated his vow to oppose Trump policies that negatively impact wind energy.

There are only few scattered pockets of drought across U.S., except in Dakotas, where there is widespread dry and drought conditions.

Retired Air Force Colonel William Hise and the estate of his late twin brother, Air Force Brigadier General James Hise gave $2.5 million to Southeast Illinois College in honor of their sister, Ella, who was a longtime teacher and art supervisor for Harrisburg Public Schools.

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