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

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Thursday, July 15, 2010

Minnesota Public Radio Stories

  • What goes into a 'nimble' city?
    As cities across the country get bigger and more crowded, getting around them is only going to become more difficult. Will smart buses, narrower cars, and bicycle highways be the cure? Midmorning seeks ideas from the audience to make transportation safer, more efficient, and more pleasant.9:06 a.m.
    Tom Vanderbilt: Journalist and author of the book "Traffic." He's curating the latest installment of Slate's "Hive" series, on ways to improve transportation.
    David Levinson: Associate professor in the department of civil engineering at the University of Minnesota.
  • Why we cannot disappear in America
    Journalist Evan Ratliff wondered how difficult it would be to disappear from society while profiling a criminal who faked his death for Wired Magazine. Ratliff challenged the public to follow his own digital trail, and was caught in 25 days by a stranger who infiltrated his social network to find his physical whereabouts.10:06 a.m.
    Evan Ratliff: Journalist who wrote "Gone Forever" for Wired Magazine. He launched a contest making him the subject of a nationwide search.
  • Half-pint gets her own Laurapalooza
    Laura Ingalls Wilder fans converge at a conference this week just an hour and a half from Walnut Grove, the setting of her famous "Little House" series. We'll hear from two biographers who reveal how much of her life she incorporated into her classic pioneer stories.10:45 a.m.
    Pamela Smith Hill: Author of Laura Ingalls Wilder: A Writer's Life
    John Miller: Author of Laura Ingalls Wilder and Rose Wilder Lane: Authorship, Place, Time, and Culture.

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