How does fracking affect Minnesota? One bright spot in the U.S. economy is the oil drilling industry that has developed around hydraulic fracture mining, or fracking. Reports suggest the drilling technique is harming the environment. In fact, a recent Draft EPA report suggests the process may be contaminating ground water. How is this booming industry affecting our natural resources? And how is Minnesota involved in the controversy?9:06 a.m.
Nicholas Kusnetz: Reporting Fellow at ProPublica
Jason Gilman: Director of Planning and Environmental Services for Winona County, Minnesota
A life transformed by song Veteran singer and actor T. Mychael Rambo has seen highs and lows in his life. He's gone from a bout with addiction and living at the Dorothy Day Center in St. Paul to performing at Carnegie Hall. He joins Midmorning to talk about his career as a performer and his role as a cultural and civic leader in the Twin Cities.10:06 a.m.
T. Mychael Rambo: Actor , singer and educator. He's currently performing in "the Soul of Gershwin" at the Park Square Theater.