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

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Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Minnesota Public Radio Stories

  • A Workplace in Flux: Trusting Your Boss
    The recession is influencing more people to work longer hours with fewer resources. Hard economic times may also be the reason employees are losing trust in their bosses.9:06 a.m.
    Rick Garlick: Senior director of strategic consulting and implementation at Maritz and former senior research director at Gallup.
    Mary Kay Whitaker: President of Xcelogic and author of "It All Starts With You."
  • Lobbying & the Little Guy
    In the U.S., being a big corporation generally means you have a big budget for lobbying legislators and investing in political campaigns. But what about the little guy? How do small businesses access national representatives and affect or influence federal policy?10:06 a.m.
    Sheila Krumholz: Executive Director of the Center for Responsive Politics - research group that tracks money in U.S. politics and its effect on elections and public policy.
    Paul Kanitra: Founder and CEO of LobbyIt.com - a D.C. Lobby firm that specializes in low cost lobbying for small businesses.
  • Obama to address American Legion
    President Obama is in Minneapolis this morning to speak to the national convention of the American Legion. He is expected to discuss the problems facing veterans, among them high unemployment.10:45 a.m.
    Mark Zdechlik: MPR political reporter.
    Leo Shane III: Reporter for Stars and Stripes.

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