MORNING-MidwestDigest-07-10-17

Max Armstrong talks about weather, markets and Christian musician Nathan Johnson. (audio)

The weather is making news throughout our region. In some parts of Wisconsin, they received 4 inches of rain over the weekend. In parts of Michigan, they are just getting the power back after their Friday storms. There were 3-day outages and you'll need the power back on as temperatures are expected to soar this week, with temperatures topping 100 in some parts of Kansas.

The grain marekt is all about the weather now as prices continued climbing in overnight grain trading. Half of U.S. corn crop will be in pollination in next week to 10 days. Soybeans also have shared in the gains.

Aerial applicators are in peak season in the heartland. One pilot in hospital after crashed in Indiana.

In Ohio, they're are getting ready for first execution in more than 3 years. 

Christian Music community has rallied around Christian musician Nathan Johnson, whose wife, Megan, died 8 hours after daughter was born. Raised $300,000 in just six hours. Tally is now well over $400,000.

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