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

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Tuesday, August 2, 2011

Minnesota Public Radio Stories

  • President Obama and the progressives
    The debt ceiling debate is the latest issue that has President Obama's more liberal base frustrated with his leadership. Has the President governed too much in the middle? Is there anything he should do to re-ignite the Progressive wing of the Democratic Party?9:06 a.m.
    Ed Kilgore: Senior fellow at the Progressive Policy Institute, managing editor of The Democratic Strategist, and columnist for The New Republic.
    Joan McCarter: Senior Policy Editor for Daily Kos.
  • There's an app for that: The future of medicine
    Mobile technology is creating new tools, tests and apps that enable patients to get diagnostic information through their smart phones. But what will this mean for the doctor-patient relationship?10:06 a.m.
    Daniel Kraft: Executive director of FutureMed and faculty chair for medicine at Singularity University.
  • How to live forever
    In his new documentary, director Mark Wexler embarks on a worldwide trek to investigate just what it means to grow old and what it could mean to really live forever. But whose advice should he take? Does 94-year-old exercise guru Jack LaLanne have all the answers, or does Buster, a 101-year-old chain-smoking, beer-drinking marathoner?10:45 a.m.
    Mark Wexler: Documentary filmmaker and an award-winning photojournalist. His latest film is "How to Live Forever."

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