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MIDDAY Midwest Digest, Jan. 31, 2019

Steve Alexander is in for Max and talks about the NCBA convention, Foxcon's disappointing news, the AFM illness and a contest for farm dogs.

The NCBA convention is happening in New Orleans. Jennifer Houston, from Tennessee, is the new president.

Foxcon, Taiwan electronics giant, says it won't build a plant in Wisconsin, employing 13,000 blue collar workers. 

Do you remember lining up for a sugar cube containing a polio vaccine? There's been a polio-like illness showing up across the country. It's called AFM, and a fourth case has been confirmed in Nebraska.

It's time for Prairie Farmer's annual "Favorite Farm Dog" contest. Enter the contest.


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