Another approach on mortgages, but will it work? A new plan proposed by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac may help reduce the loans of homeowners who are facing foreclosure, but it leaves out most borrowers with subprime loans. And treasury secretary Henry Paulson has offered no new plans for how bailout money might be used to stem the financial crisis.9:06 a.m.
David Cho: Reporter, Washington Post.
Barry Zigas: Director of housing policy for the Consumer Federation of America. He was formerly a senior vice president at Fannie Mae.
David Berenbaum: Executive vice president of the National Community Reinvestment Coalition.
Tough economy not always tough on restaurants During an economic downturn, restaurant closings are no surprise -- but the Twin Cities are seeing a number of new openings. We also discuss restaurants' tried and true strategies and new deals to get customers in the door.10:06 a.m.
Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl: Food writer for Minnesota Monthly and two-time winner of the James Beard Foundation Award.
Adam Platt: Senior editor at Mpls.St.Paul Magazine.