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

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Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Minnesota Public Radio Stories

  • Bonus bonanza
    Since the 2008 financial crisis, bankers have been heavily criticized for continuing to make millions in performance-based bonuses while their banks escaped failure only by taking public bailouts. Now big bonuses are going to managers at Gannett News - publishers of the downsized USA Today. Has the media outlet learned nothing from their own headlines?9:06 a.m.
    David Carr: Media columnist and culture reporter for the New York Times.
    Rakesh Khurana: Marvin Bower Professor of Leadership at Harvard Business School and author of "Searching for a Corporate Savior."
    Diane Brady: Senior editor and content chief at Bloomberg BusinessWeek.
  • The coming invasion of Mexico's drug wars
    Having followed Mexico's cartels for years, border security expert Sylvia Longmire takes readers deep into the heart of the drug world to witness a dangerous underground that will do whatever it takes to deliver drugs to a willing audience of American consumers.10:06 a.m.
    Sylvia Longmire: retired Air Force captain and former Special Agent with the Air Force Office of Special Investigations. Her first book is Cartel: The Coming Invasion of Mexico's Drug Wars.
  • Learning to deliver tragic news
    Delivering the tragic news of death to a victim's family is not an easy task. Since 1988, Mothers Against Drunk Driving has helped train police officers to deliver the news. Debby Weir of MADD joins us to discuss her experiences.10:45 a.m.
    Debbie Weir: MADD's Chief Operating Officer and Vice President of Victim Services

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