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

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Wednesday, July 16, 2008

Minnesota Public Radio Stories

  • Tightening the belt on airlines
    Airline passengers are paying fees for lots of things that used to be free, checked bags, changes in seats. A look at whether this approach is beginning to affect how much people fly.9:06 a.m.
    George Hobica: creator of Airfarewatchdog.com.
    Joe Schwieterman: professor of public service management at DePaul University.
    Tammy Lee: Vice president for communications at Northwest Airlines
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  • Distracted
    Between cell phones and BlackBerries, iPods and iMacs, we have numerous gadgets to occupy our every second. But author Maggie Jackson worries that having all this technology at our fingertips is chipping away at our ability to focus, and could ultimately lead to an age of cultural decline.10:06 a.m.
    Maggie Jackson: journalist and author of "Distracted: The Erosion of Attention and the Coming Dark Age." She writes the "Balancing Acts" column for the Boston Globe.

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