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


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Friday, January 16, 2009

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  • Leon PanettaNational security leadership on the Hill
    President-elect Barack Obama surprised many with his choice of an outsider to head the CIA, former Clinton chief of staff Leon Panetta. While some members of Congress are skeptical of the choice, others say there have been a few successful heads of the spy agency who did not come up through the CIA ranks.9:06 a.m.
    Guests
    A. John Radsan: Director of the National Security Forum at William Mitchell College of Law. He was assistant general counsel at the CIA from 2002 - 2004.
    Paul Pillar: On faculty at the Center for Peace and Security Studies at Georgetown. He worked at the CIA for 28 years. His last post before retiring from the agency was National Intelligence Officer for the Near East and South Asia from 2000 - 2005. He's the author of "Terrorism and U.S. Foreign Policy."
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  • Star-Tribune buildingAnother newspaper on the rocks
    The Minneapolis Star Tribune has filed for bankruptcy, one of several newspapers around the country to do so. The move raises new questions about whether the Twin Cities can sustain two major daily newspapers.9:45 a.m.
    Guests
    Graydon Royce: Co-chairman for the Star Tribune's unit of the Newspaper Guild. He's the newspaper's culture critic.
    Lauren Rich Fine: Research Director at ContextNext Media, and a longtime media analyst.
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  • Ruth HaydenKeeping a handle on your money
    Ruth Hayden has ideas for simple things you can do to protect your finances in the wake of a lost job or a cut in pay.10:06 a.m.
    Guests
    Ruth Hayden: personal finance consultant and author.
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  • Charles WheelanFriday Follow: The Naked Economist hits the campaign trial
    Why would a popular economics professor and columnist decide to run for Congress? Midmorning puts that questions to Charles Wheelan, author of Yahoo.com's "Naked Economist" column. He's running for the Congressional seat vacated by new White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel.10:45 a.m.
    Guests
    Charles Wheelan: lecturer at the Harris School of Public Policy at the University of Chicago. He writes the "Naked Economist" column for Yahoo Finance.
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