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

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Monday, February 8, 2010

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  • China's lead on green energy technology
    President Obama is pushing the US to build clean energy to remain competitive in the 21st century global economy. But following a recent boom in green investment, China will soon be in the lead.9:06 a.m.
    Joanna Lewis: Professor at Georgetown University in the Dept. of Science, Technology and International Affairs in the School of Foreign Service.
    Julian Wong: Senior Policy Analyst at the Center for American Progress and founder of the Green Leap Forward blog on China's Energy and environmental issues.
  • Newsmaker: Super Bowl ads and the controversy
    The anticipated Super Bowl ads got a little more interesting this year with the prospect of the first-ever advocacy ad to run during the game.9:45 a.m.
    Tim Calkins: Marketing professor at Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management. He runs the Super Bowl Ad Review at Northwestern.
  • Bridging the achievement gap
    As education secretary, Rod Paige promoted No Child Left Behind as the best way to reduce the achievement gap between black and white students. In his new book, Paige argues the persistent gap is the most important civil rights issue.10:06 a.m.
    Rod Paige: Former U.S. education secretary. His new book is "The Black-White Achievement Gap: Why Closing It Is the Greatest Civil Rights Issue of Our Time."

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