- A snapshot of the auto industry
The last Ford Ranger will soon rolling off the assembly line at the St. Paul Ford plant. We'll get a look at what's happening in the U.S. Auto industry across the nation. How does the St. Paul story fit in with what's happening in towns and cities across the country?9:06 a.m.
Micheline Maynard: Senior editor of Changing Gears, a public media project exploring the reinvention of the industrial Midwest.
- Koch resignation leaves state GOP in flux
The decision by Sen. Amy Koch to step down as Majority Leaders leaves Senate Republicans scrambling for a new leader. Midmorning looks at the impact on the upcoming session and the 2012 elections.9:45 a.m.
Mike Mulcahy: MPR Political Editor.
- Can robots create jobs?
Newly formed trade group Robotics Alley says 10,000 jobs in Minnesota and the Midwest could be created in the growing robotics industry. But can the economy absorb robots without displacing humans?10:06 a.m.
Andrew Borene: Director of Government and Industry Affiairs at Recon Robotics and Executive Director of Robotics Alley.
Henrik Christensen: Director of The Center for Robotics and Intelligent Machines at Georgia Institute of Technology.
- Emily Reese on the best video game music of 2011
In addition to her duties as a host on Classical MPR, Emily Reese also hosts a podcast on video game music. She joins Midmorning to talk about her list of the top video game scores of 2011.10:45 a.m.
Emily Reese: Emily Reese, Classical MPR host. She also hosts the Top Score podcast.
You can follow Kerri Miller on Twitter at @KerriMPR
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