Local leaders announce opening of the new I-35W bridge Gov. Tim Pawlenty, U.S. Sens. Norm Coleman and Amy Klobuchar and other local leaders join together at the site of the new I-35W bridge to announce when it will open. Midday broadcasts this press conference live.11:00 a.m.
'Truth telling in the media and the fall elections' As the presidential campaign races to November, TV sets will be flooded with political ads, some of them critical and misleading. Recently, at the University of Minnesota's Humphrey Institute, panelists sought to shed light on this part of politics - what voters can learn about the candidates from the topics in and the tone of the ads their campaigns put out. Midday broadcasts their discussion.12:00 p.m.
Kathleen Hall Jamieson: Director of the Annenberg Public Policy Center at the University of Pennsylvania and author of several books, including "Packaging the Presidency: A History and Criticism of Presidential Advertising."
Bill Adair: St. Petersburg Times Washington bureau chief and editor of PolitiFact.
Brooks Jackson: Director of the Annenberg Public Policy Center. During his time as a reporter for CNN, he pioneered the "adwatch" and "factcheck" form of stories.