Good news for the economy in 2010? MPR chief economics correspondent Chris Farrell makes his traditional year-end appearance on Midday to account for his 2009 predictions and to look into his crystal ball for 2010 and the new decade ahead.11:00 a.m.
Chris Farrell: Chief economics correspondent for Minnesota Public Radio, economics editor for American Public Media's "Marketplace Money," and contributing economics editor at Business Week magazine. Author of three books, "The New Frugality: How to Consume Less, Save More, and Live Better," "Right on the Money: Taking Control of Your Personal Finances," and "Deflation: What Happens When Prices Fall."
The big sports stories of 2009 Sports analyst Howard Sinker will join Midday in the studio for our traditional New Year's sports show. Sinker will look back at the sports stories of 2009, and ahead to next year.12:00 p.m.
Howard Sinker: Sports Coordinator for Startribune.com. Sinker is a former editor of the newspaper's sports section and covered the Minnesota Twins as a reporter for many years.