MIDDAY-MidwestDigest-07-31-17

Max Armstrong talks about opioid crisis. (audio)

The killing of doctor last week is latest sign of how deadly the opiate crisis has become. Dr. Todd Graham was killed. There's good reasons for physicians to limit opioid prescriptions. There are high addictions in several states. Rural areas seem to be hit especially hard. 

They are out in the field now and on the phone, compiling information for the August Crop Report due on Aug. 10. There's tendency for USDA to underestimate soybean crop. It was under 14 of past 20 years.

There were 15,500 airplane movements during the week at Osk Kosh. Weather was stunning. Reunion of Apollo astronauts too.

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