Steve Alexander fills in for Max Armstrong.
Max is at Commodity Classic in San Antonio. Last year, just shy of 10,000 people showed up.
I'm willing to bet there are some folks from North Dakota there. North Dakota just voted to end long-standing ban on parking meters.
There's a $200,000 reward for information leading to arrest of killers of 13 and 14 year old girls near Delphi, Indiana.
Wisconsin's Harley Davidson got a mention in the president's address to Congress the other night.
The Midwest has a lot at stake in talk of overhauling trade agreements.
January and February are usually the snowiest months in Chicago. This year there was no measurable snow during those months. The last time that happened was 146 years ago.