Midmorning ceased broadcast on February 20, 2012 and was replaced by The Daily Circuit.

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Friday, January 7, 2011

Minnesota Public Radio Stories

  • New year, new job?
    The unemployment figures remain grim, but some analysts are predicting that job growth will finally pick up in 2011. Two career counselors share their views on the creativity job seekers will need in a tight job market.9:06 a.m.
    Alexandra Levit: Career counselor, business consultant and author of several books on the workplace. Her most recent book is "New job, New you."
    Alison Green: writes the "Ask a Manager" blog where she dispenses advice on career, job search, and management issues. She's also the former chief of staff of a successful nonprofit organization, where she oversaw day-to-day staff management, hiring, firing, and employee development.
  • The year in science
    2010 was a big year for natural disasters on earth, but stories about what lies beyond our solar system also made the headlines. Midmorning looks at the big science stories from 2010.10:06 a.m.
    Paul Raeburn: Biology and medical writer for the Knight Science Journalism Tracker at MIT and author of the forthcoming book, "Why Fathers Matter."
    Ivan Semeniuk: News editor, Nature magazine, and former Science Journalist in Residence at the Dunlap Institute for Astronomy and Astrophysics, University of Toronto.
  • Newsmaker: Tackling safely in the game of football
    Concerned about the increase in concussions, a former football player is teaching young players how to tackle without leading head first.10:45 a.m.
    Bobby Hosea: founder of Train-em-Up Academy, a nonprofit organization dedicated to teaching football players a safer way to tackle.

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