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

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Tuesday, February 17, 2009

Minnesota Public Radio Stories

  • Soldier suicides on the rise
    Midmorning rebroadcasts a conversation about the rise in suicides among U.S. soldiers, and checks in with a reporter who's been covering the military's handling of post-traumatic stress syndrome and other mental health issues.9:06 a.m.
    Mark Benjamin: National correspondent for Salon.com. He is co-author of Salon's "Coming Home" series, which details the mental health issues of soldiers based at Fort Carson in Colorado.
    David Rudd: Chair of the department of psychology at Texas Tech University and a former Army psychologist.
  • Obama's Afghanistan problem
    As a presidential candidate, Barack Obama repeatedly said that Afghanistan should be the real focus of the war on terror. Midmorning looks at how the Obama administration plans to deal with the deteriorating situation in that country.9:45 a.m.
    Julianne Smith: Director of the Europe program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies. She concentrates on NATO and Afghanistan.
  • Spirituality and the patient-doctor bond
    A specialist in ovarian cancer forms a close friendship with a college professor fighting to survive the disease. In the process, Dr. Lois Ramondetta travels an unexpected spiritual path.10:06 a.m.
    Lois Ramondetta, MD: Author of "The Light Within: the Extraordinary Friendship of a Doctor and Patient Brought Together by Cancer." She's associate professor of gynecologic oncology at the University of Texas's M.D. Anderson Cancer Center.

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