Sex trafficking on the rise in Minnesota Minnesota saw a 55 percent increase in sex trafficking in 2010, and people fighting the problem say Minnesota's legal system penalizes the very victims it's seeking to protect. A bill currently in Minnesota's legislature seeks to correct that.9:06 a.m.
Suzanne Koepplinger: Executive director of the Minnesota Indian Women's Resource Center.
Jeff Bauer: Director of public policy for the Family Partnership.
Newsmaker: Fewer Minnesota kids getting immunized Minnesota has long had high rates of childhood immunization, but in the last few years those rates have dropped. Midmorning examines why fewer kids are in Minnesota are being immunized, and what it means for public health.9:45 a.m.
Patricia Stinchfield: Pediatric nurse practitioner and director of the Children's Immunization Project at Children's Hospitals and Clinics.
Baseball season draws near There's still 3 feet of snow on the ground, but baseball season isn't far off. Midmorning gets the latest from spring training, and speaks with the author of a book on local baseball legend Toni Stone.10:06 a.m.
La Velle E. Neal III: Twins beat writer for The Star Tribune.
Martha Ackmann: Journalist and author of "Curveball: The Remarkable Story of Toni Stone."