- Foreclosure crisis and lifeline to homeowners
A watchdog group reports that the government's primary foreclosure-prevention program, Home Affordable Modification Program, or HAMP, has failed to live up to expectations. Midmorning also offers advice to homeowners who are behind on how to avoid predatory loans and prevent foreclosure.9:06 a.m.
Prentiss Cox: is professor of law at the University of Minnesota. He was an Assistant Attorney General and manager of the Consumer Enforcement Division in the Minnesota Attorney General's office.
Cheryl Peterson: is the mortgage help center manager for Fannie Mae.
Amber Hawkins: is Assistant county attorney at the Hennepin County Attorney's Office.
- Changing technology and the future of libraries
Eager to attract digitally savvy readers, public libraries across the country are expanding their electronic book collections. That's just one of the ways that today's libraries are evolving to meet the changing needs of the 21st century library patron.10:06 a.m.
Lois Langer Thompson: director of the Hennepin County Library.
Kit Hadley: director of the St. Paul Public Library.
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