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

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Thursday, March 17, 2011

Minnesota Public Radio Stories

  • Is prescription drug abuse an epidemic?
    Considered an epidemic by addiction experts and policy makers, prescription drug abuse is sweeping the nation. How has it become so widespread, and what can be do to stop it?9:06 a.m.
    Regina LaBelle: Senior Policy Advisor to the Director, Office of National Drug Control Policy.
    Dr. Marvin Seppala: Chief medical officer of Hazelden, co-author of two books on prescription drug addiction.
    Dr. Lynn Webster: Medical Director and Founder, Lifetree Clinical Research & Pain Clinic and Director-At-Large for the American Academy of Pain Medicine.
  • Wesley Stace on 'Charles Jessold'
    Author Wesley Stace is better known to music fans as John Wesley Harding. He joins Midmorning to talk about his new novel, "Charles Jessold, Considered as a Murderer," and the difference between writing songs and writing novels.10:06 a.m.
    Wesley Stace: Also known as musician John Wesley Harding.
  • St. Paul Central LibraryNew battle over e-book lending
    Librarians around the country are organizing a boycott of Harper Collins after the publisher set a licensing limit on checkouts of its e-books at libraries.10:45 a.m.
    Roberta Stevens: President of the American Library Association

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