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

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Wednesday, December 24, 2008

Minnesota Public Radio Stories

  • Food banks struggling with fewer donations, more mouths to feed
    Food shelves are struggling to provide food to growing ranks of hungry people across the nation. At the same time rising food prices and economic pressure are dwindling supplies at the food banks. Food rescue is one of the innovative methods food banks are using to feed the hungry.9:06 a.m.
    Rob Zeaske: Executive director of Second Harvest Heartland.
    Tim Barnes: Director of Emergency Foodshelf Network, a food bank based in New Hope.
  • Unease at the office
    The threat of layoffs makes every employee nervous, and creates a tense and gloomy workplace. Many workers are trying to be more flexible in an effort to save their jobs, while employers are figuring out how to keep workers informed about impending cuts. Midmorning looks at what the recession is doing to the American workplace.10:06 a.m.
    Sue Shellenbarger: writes the "Work & Family" column for the Wall Street Journal. She's the author of "Breaking Point: How Female Midlife Crisis is Transforming Today's Women."

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