Morning Midwest Digest 12-03-18

Max Armstrong talks about tornado outbreak in Illinois. (audio)

There was an unusual December tornado outbreak over the weekend. There were 12 tornadoes in Illinois. If confirmed, it would be most in 61 years.

Ag markets will be awaiting more concrete news on easing of trade war between U.S. and China. Trump spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said China has agreed to start purchasing U.S. commodities immediately. Soybeans rose overnight. Pork markets could increase as African Swine Fever is impacting hog production in China.

The Union Pacific Railroad is getting ready for very special train. It will provide funeral train for the last President George H.W. Bush. This will be 8thfuneral train in history of our nation. The last was in 1869.

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