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MIDDAY Midwest Digest, June 4, 2019

Max Armstrong talks about market share loss for malls and department stores, an unexplained disappearance, planting progress and librarian-less libraries.

Are there still shopping malls in your area? Retailers posted strong numbers last year, but this year department stores and mall-based retailers are losing market share again.

It's been 8 years of not knowing for the family of a woman who disappeared. The family is still pleading for information.

As of Sunday, 55% of the seed corn was still in bags or boxes across Illinois. Agronomists say pollination will be about a month late.

Think about this: A library without a librarian. That's what they're considering in the Minneapolis/St. Paul area.


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