- The challenge of preventing HIV/AIDS
A pioneer in the world of HIV and AIDS research discusses how our understanding of the illness has changed and his work on prevention and treatment around the world.9:06 a.m.
Arthur Ammann: is president of Global Strategies for HIV Prevention and Clinical Professor of Pediatrics at the University of California, San Francisco Medical Center.
- Bailout bill in the House
Strong support in the Senate for a revised $700 billion economic bailout package is putting pressure on the House to pass it also as they vote Friday. Midmorning also looks at unemployment numbers and the takeover of Wachovia Corp. in the context of the bailout.9:45 a.m.
Catharine Richert: reporter for Congressional Quarterly covering Capitol Hill and Washington D.C.
Mark Zandi: chief economist at Economy.com.
- Veterans facing unemployment
In a tough economy, veterans returning from Iraq and Afghanistan are experiencing higher rates of unemployment than the general public. Midmorning speaks with a career counselor and a recruiter to discuss how veterans can make themselves more marketable to employers.10:06 a.m.
Amy Lindgren: founder and president of Prototype Career Service. She also writes a job search column for the Pioneer Press.
Ted Wadsworth: senior director of military recruiting and veteran employment for Monster.com and Military.com.
You can follow Kerri Miller on Twitter at @KerriMPR
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