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

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Wednesday, August 9, 2006

Minnesota Public Radio Stories

  • Looking for a soft landing
    The Federal Reserve left interest rates alone, marking the first time in months the rate-setting committee has not set rates higher. Economists watch the Fed's actions, looking for clues as to whether inflation is a threat to the U.S. economy.9:06 a.m.
    Paul Krugman: Economist and columnist for The New York Times. His most recent column is "Intimations of Recession."
    Chris Farrell: Minnesota Public Radio's economics editor.
  • The mystery of chronic fatigue syndrome
    Long dismissed as a psychiatric ailment, chronic fatigue syndrome is now believed to have a biological basis. Midmorning looks at the newest research into this mysterious illness, and the toll it takes on those who suffer from it.10:06 a.m.
    William Reeves, MD: Principal investigator of chronic fatigue syndrome for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
    Alan Kind, MD: Retired physician who formerly worked with Park Nicollet clinic.
    Laura Hillenbrand: Author of "Seabiscuit: An American Legend." She has suffered from chronic fatigue syndrome since she was 19.

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