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

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Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Minnesota Public Radio Stories

  • NPR live coverage of President Obama's Speech to the UN
    President Obama, in his first speech to the United Nations General Assembly, is expected to talk about U.S. efforts to counter terrorism and the need for progress in talks between Israel and the Palestinians.9:06 a.m.
  • Tech developments for the disabled
    Technology has made a huge reach in helping the physically disabled, but what specific roles will the internet and smartphones play as they begin to make life easier for the wider population?10:06 a.m.
    Wendy Chisholm: is a consultant, developer, author, and speaker on the topic of universal design. She is co-author "Universal Design for Web Applications."
    Darren Burton: is national program associate (consultant) for the American Foundation for the Blind. He is legally blind and evaluates tech products for usability for visually impaired people.
  • Net Neutrality enforced
    FCC's chairman recently made a formal committment to treat all Web traffic equally. Internet advocates are thrilled, but broadband providers and mobile operators are not as satisfied with his definition of what a free and open internet actually means for their businesses.10:47 a.m.
    Maggie Reardon: is senior writer for CNET and has been covering cell phone services, broadband, citywide Wi-Fi, the Net neutrality debate, as well as the ongoing consolidation of the phone companies.

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