MORNING-MidwestDigest-09-18-17

Max Armstrong talks about Howard Buffet's new job. (audio)

Windows were broken in downturn St. Louis in third night of unruly demonstrations following acquittal of former cop in death of black man.

Philanthropist and farmer Howard Buffet is now the sheriff in Macon County, Ill. He has helped fund variety of agricultural conservation projects and is also big supporter of law enforcement. He has logged over 3,300 hours on patrol as volunteer and has numerous weapons endorsements.

Matthew Boylen grew up playing baseball and showing hogs in 4-H. He was 22 when killed in a car crash. His heart was transplanted into Lucy Boenitz who celebrated her 50th birthday by meeting Matthew’s mother and daugther. His mother, Donna Harper, got to meet the woman who has her son’s heart over the weekend. Her granddaughter, Matthew’s daughter, got to listen to her father’s heart beating in chest.

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