Midlife career shift and the slumping economy Minnesota has lost jobs for the last four months in a row, and thousands more jobs are expected to be lost before things get better. What happens to workers in their 50s and 60s who experience an unwelcome layoff?9:06 a.m.
Damian Birkel: Founder of Professionals in Transition and author of "Career Bounce-Back!" He is a job counselor who changed careers after being laid off.
Marc Freedman: Author of "Encore: Finding Work That Matters in the Second Half of Life." He's the founder of Civic Ventures.
Dan McElroy: Commissioner, Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development.
AIDS continues at a deadly pace More than 25 years into the AIDS epidemic, HIV infection continues to take a toll around the world. Midmorning speaks with a local doctor about the latest in HIV/AIDS research and prevention efforts, at home and abroad.10:06 a.m.
Tim Schacker, MD: Associate professor of medicine at the University of Minnesota.
Friday Follow: Large Hadron Collider experiment stalls The world's largest particle accelerator fired up with great fanfare in September. But the long awaited experiment had to be shut down shortly after because of an electrical error. A scientist who witnessed the startup talks about what's next for the Large Hadron Collider.10:50 a.m.
Jeremy Mans: Assistant professor of physics at the University of Minnesota.