- How early to start career planning?
Gov. Pawlenty's Workforce Development Council says one way to improve the state's economy is to have high school students choose their career path in the ninth grade. Educators weigh in on the proposal.9:06 a.m.
Jim Bierma: Lead counselor of Minneapolis public schools.
Randall Hansen: Founder of Quintessential Careers, a career development Web site, and has taught at the college level for more than 15 years.
Marc Scheer: Researcher, educational consultant, and career counselor with a Ph.D. in counseling psychology. His book is called "No Sucker Left Behind: Avoiding the Great College Rip-off."
- Friday Follow: The ethics of octuplets
Public amazement at octuplets born to a California woman soon turned to dismay, after suspicions that the babies were conceived with too many implanted embryos. Midmorning discusses the issues that arise from in vitro fertilization.9:50 a.m.
Randle Corfman: M.D., director of the Midwest Center for Reproductive Health.
- Author Wideman writes about race
Award-winning novelist John Edgar Wideman reaches back to one of his historical heroes, philosopher Frantz Fanon, to inspire his latest novel.10:06 a.m.
John Edgar Wideman: Author and essayist. His latest novel is "Fanon." He's won the PEN/ Faulkner award twice.
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