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

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Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Minnesota Public Radio Stories

  • Tough times for entrepreneurs
    The recession and the resulting credit crunch have formed a 1-2 punch for many entrepreneurs, but some say a down economy can be a great time to launch an entrepreneurial career. Midmorning looks at the risks and rewards for people looking to start their own venture.9:06 a.m.
    Bo Fishback: Vice-president for entrepreneurship at the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation.
    Scott Shane: Professor of entrepreneurial studies at Case Western Reserve and author of "Illusions of Entrepreneurship." He contributes to the New York Times "You're the Boss" blog.
    Liddy Karter: Managing director of Karter Capital Advisers and executive director of the Angel Investor Forum.
  • A new search engine in town
    Software giants Microsoft and Yahoo just made a 10-year deal to join forces in taking on Google with their own search engine called "Bing." What will the new option mean for the average user when most people prefer Google?9:45 a.m.
    John Riedl: professor of computer science at the University of Minnesota.
  • Unsolved mysteries of anthropology
    Forensic anthropologist Doug Owsley has investigated mysteries of the dead -- from the early colonists in Virginia to soldiers in the Civil War, to unsolved, present-day murders.10:06 a.m.
    Doug Owsley: Co-author with Karin Bruwelheide, of "Written in Bone: Bone Biographer's Casebook." He's curator of forensics and head of the physical anthropology department at the Smithsonian.

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