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

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Monday, May 24, 2010

Minnesota Public Radio Stories

  • Are too many attending college, when they don't need to?
    Students that don't excel in high school academically still feel the pressure to pursue four year degrees. Some who study higher education question why that degree should mean more than a career certificate or an apprenticeship. Others say a BA is the only sure way to higher earning power.9:06 a.m.
    Mark Schneider: Vice president at the American Institutes for Research. He's also a visiting scholar at AEI.
    Anthony Carnevale: Research professor and director, the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce.
  • Talking Volumes season finale: Monica Ali
    Author Monica Ali is considered one of the best young novelists in Britain. Her latest novel, "In the Kitchen," is about the efforts of a chef to succeed in a once grand restaurant, despite huge pressures at home and a murder. Kerri Miller talked with Monica Ali on the stage of the Fitzgerald Theater May 19.10:06 a.m.
    Monica Ali: Author most recently of "In The Kitchen." Her novel "Brick Lane" was shortlisted for the Man Booker prize in 2003, and made into a movie in 2007.

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