How is Minn. dealing with the new austerity? MPR News has been reporting on how Minnesota cities have been dealing with shrinking budgets on the "Forced to Choose" series. Midday hosts a discussion with reporter Jennifer Vogel, editor Dave Peters, and Jim Mulder, former director of the Association of Minnesota Counties, about what was learned from the project.11:00 a.m.
Jim Mulder: Former Director Association of Minnesota Counties
Dave Peters: MPR News Ground Level Project editor
Jennifer Vogel: Reporter for MPR News Ground Level Project
Hanukkah Lights 2011 NPR's annual holiday program celebrating the Jewish festival of lights. Hosts Susan Stamberg and Murray Horwitz read from a collection of specially commissioned stories centering on Hanukkah.12:00 p.m.