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Friday, August 4, 2006

Minnesota Public Radio Stories

  • Athletes and the taint of doping
    Doping scandals are complicating the lives of some prominent athletes, including bicyclist Floyd Landis. Midmorning looks at the latest ways some athletes, professional and amateur, try to enhance performance artificially.9:06 a.m.
    Peter Roby: Director of the Center for Sports in Society at Northeastern University.
    Brian Derwin: Key promoter of an independent U.S. Anti-Doping Agency and has served on U.S. Olympic Committee board. He was a member of U.S. Olympic weightlifting team in 1980.
    Steven Ungerleider: Sports psychologist and author of "Faust's Gold: Inside the East German Doping Machine."
  • Peak summer gardening
    High heat and near-drought conditions are creating wilted gardens around the region. Midmorning's Garden Guru has some suggestions on what to do to keep those plants alive.10:06 a.m.
    Deborah Brown: Gardening columnist for the Minneapolis Star-Tribune. She worked for many years at the University of Minnesota's Extension Service's Yard & Garden Line.

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