P. Kenneth Burns http://wypr.org en City and County Pick It Up; Litter That Is http://wypr.org/post/city-and-county-pick-it-litter <a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/wypr/audio/2014/07/PKB-Trash-0723.mp3" class="asset-audio">City and County Pick It Up; Litter That Is</a><p>Baltimore City and County are fighting a common enemy these days: trash.&#160; Both are finding ways to keep their foe out of the streams and rivers that flow through the two jurisdictions and into the Chesapeake Bay.<p>In the county, a series of booms guide those potato chip bags and fast food wrappers that wash into the Back River from Herring Run to the shoreline off Diamond Point Road in Essex. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 17:19:44 +0000 P. Kenneth Burns 502651 at http://wypr.org City and County Pick It Up; Litter That Is Order To Henson Made Clear: Your Campaign Only http://wypr.org/post/order-henson-made-clear-your-campaign-only <img class="wysiwyg-asset-image-wrapper inset" data-caption="Julius Henson leaving the Mitchell Courthouse after a judge vacated his ruling that Henson violated the terms of his probation." data-attribution="Credit P. Kenneth Burns / WYPR" typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://mediad.publicbroadcasting.net/p/wypr/files/styles/card_280/public/201406/JuliusHensonJune13.jpg" alt="" /><p>Political consultant Julius Henson’s quest for public office can continue, a Baltimore judge ruled Friday. But Henson can’t work on anyone else’s campaign; at least until next June.<p> Mon, 16 Jun 2014 13:06:15 +0000 P. Kenneth Burns 500764 at http://wypr.org Order To Henson Made Clear: Your Campaign Only Candidates Make Municipal Leaders Happy; They Promise Money http://wypr.org/post/candidates-make-municipal-leaders-happy-they-promise-money <img class="wysiwyg-asset-image-wrapper wide" data-caption="WYPR&#039;s Shielah Kast moderating forum with six of the candidates for Governor." data-attribution="Credit P. Kenneth Burns/WYPR" typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://mediad.publicbroadcasting.net/p/wypr/files/styles/placed_wide/public/201406/MMLGovForumJune10.jpg" alt="" /><a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/wypr/audio/2014/06/06-10_Burns_MML_GOV.MP3" class="asset-audio">Candidates Make Municipal Leaders Happy; They Promise Money</a><p class="Body"><span style="font-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"">Six of the candidates from both parties running for governor repeated their usual positions on jobs, the economy and health care during a forum at the Maryland Municipal League’s annual convention in Ocean City. And then they all said something that all of them agreed on.</span><p> Wed, 11 Jun 2014 13:25:48 +0000 P. Kenneth Burns 500531 at http://wypr.org Candidates Make Municipal Leaders Happy; They Promise Money Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings and Anthony Hamilton Join the Movement at Artscape 2014 http://wypr.org/post/sharon-jones-dap-kings-and-anthony-hamilton-join-movement-artscape-2014 <img class="wysiwyg-asset-image-wrapper wide" data-caption="Members of the Daydreams Nightmares Aerial Theatre demonstrating their flying dance moves above Charles and Lanvale Streets after Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake announced the highlights for Artscape 2014" data-attribution="Credit P. Kenneth Burns / WYPR" typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://mediad.publicbroadcasting.net/p/wypr/files/styles/placed_wide/public/201405/Artscape.JPG" alt="" /><p>Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings, along with Ozomatli, Galactic and Anthony Hamilton will be among the musicians to perform at the 33rd annual Artscape in Baltimore, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake announced Tuesday.<p> Tue, 27 May 2014 20:25:45 +0000 P. Kenneth Burns 13722 at http://wypr.org Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings and Anthony Hamilton Join the Movement at Artscape 2014 Who’s A Better Republican? http://wypr.org/post/who-s-better-republican <a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/wypr/audio/2014/05/PKB-AA.mp3" class="asset-audio">Who’s A Better Republican? </a><img class="wysiwyg-asset-image-wrapper inset" data-caption="State Delegate Steve Schuh (top) speaking to Severna Park resident Paul English as he campaigns for Anne Arundel County Executive. Schuh faces Laura Neuman in the Republican primary. Neuman was selected by the County Council over Schuh to finish the term of John Leopold, in the Republican Primary in February 2013." data-attribution="Credit P. Kenneth Burns / WYPR" typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://mediad.publicbroadcasting.net/p/wypr/files/styles/card_280/public/201405/AAGOP.jpg" alt="" /><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Policy wise, Anne Arundel County Executive Laura </span>Neuman<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and State Delegate Steve </span>Schuh<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> agree on most everything: cutting taxes and county fees, hiring more police officers and building new schools.</span><p> Thu, 22 May 2014 15:01:28 +0000 P. Kenneth Burns 13494 at http://wypr.org Who’s A Better Republican? Bernstein And Mosby Agree on Repeat Offenders, And Not Much Else http://wypr.org/post/bernstein-and-mosby-agree-repeat-offenders-and-not-much-else <img class="wysiwyg-asset-image-wrapper inset" data-caption="Marilyn Mosby and Baltimore City State&apos;s Attorney Gregg Bernstein agree on how to get bad guys off the streets of Baltimore but not much beyond that. Mosby is challenging Bernstein for his job." data-attribution="Credit Carde Cornish - Bernstein and Kenneth Burns WYPR" typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://wypr.drupal.publicbroadcasting.net/sites/wypr/files/styles/card_280/public/201405/MosbyBernstein.png" alt="" /><a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/wypr/audio/2014/05/5-14_PKB-CSA.mp3" class="asset-audio">Bernstein And Mosby Agree on Repeat Offenders, And Not Much Else</a><p>Baltimore City State’s Attorney Gregg Bernstein and his challenger in the Democratic primary, Marilyn Mosby, agree that targeting violent repeat offenders, or VROs, will take bad guys off the streets of Baltimore. But that’s about the only thing they agree on.<p> Wed, 14 May 2014 15:46:50 +0000 P. Kenneth Burns 13086 at http://wypr.org Bernstein And Mosby Agree on Repeat Offenders, And Not Much Else Street Collapse A Long Time Coming http://wypr.org/post/street-collapse-long-time-coming <a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/wypr/audio/2014/05/05-01BurnsStreetCollapse.mp3" class="asset-audio">Street Collapse A Long Time Coming</a><p>Residents in Charles Village said Thursday they have complained repeatedly to Baltimore City and CSX officials about the conditions of the unit block of East 26th Street, which collapsed onto train tracks Wednesday after a retaining wall gave way.<p>The concerns date back to at least 1998, when <a href="http://articles.baltimoresun.com/1998-10-19/news/1998292047_1_railroad-tracks-railroad-properties-city-properties" target="_blank">The Baltimore Sun</a> r Fri, 02 May 2014 13:22:00 +0000 P. Kenneth Burns 12495 at http://wypr.org Street Collapse A Long Time Coming Legendary Consideration http://wypr.org/post/legendary-consideration <img class="wysiwyg-asset-image-wrapper inset" data-caption="" data-attribution="Credit P. Kenneth Burns/WYPR" typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://mediad.publicbroadcasting.net/p/wypr/files/styles/card_280/public/201405/20140412_110504.jpg" alt="" /><p><a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/wypr/audio/2014/05/35040_0.mp3" class="asset-audio">Legendary Consideration </a><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Officials with the Baltimore Mayor’s Office of Employment Development (</span>MOED<span style="line-height: 1.5;">) and Caesars Entertainment, operators of the Horseshoe Baltimore Casino, are offering job workshops with a special incentive for those in attendance.</span><p> Thu, 01 May 2014 17:50:04 +0000 P. Kenneth Burns 12453 at http://wypr.org Legendary Consideration A Fair Opportunity For A Career http://wypr.org/post/fair-opportunity-career <img class="wysiwyg-asset-image-wrapper left" data-caption="Residents applying for jobs at the Horseshoe Baltimore Casino at a job fair that took place at the Furley Recreation Center in Northeast Baltimore. It was part of a job fair tour that took place in each city council district." data-attribution="Credit Y. Kenneth Burns / WYPR" typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://mediad.publicbroadcasting.net/stage/wypr/files/styles/card_280/public/201405/1064x749.jpg" alt="" /><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&#160;&#160;</span>&#160;&#160;<a href="/failed%20Limelight" class="asset-audio">A Fair Opportunity For A Career</a><p>With 1,700 jobs to fill at Baltimore's casino, the city and Caesars Entertainment have embarked on an unprecedented effort to make sure those jobs go to city residents.<p> Wed, 30 Apr 2014 17:26:11 +0000 P. Kenneth Burns 12402 at http://wypr.org A Fair Opportunity For A Career More Charm, Less Government http://wypr.org/post/more-charm-less-government <img class="wysiwyg-asset-image-wrapper inset" data-caption="Producer Adrienne Hammel giving instructions to Kate Beck (right) and Ernie Hodges of Nick&#039;s Seafood before taping a segment for Tasty Travels. The program, hosted by Beck, is among several that will be launched as part of the debut of CharmTV in June." data-attribution="Credit P. Fri, 25 Apr 2014 17:46:51 +0000 P. Kenneth Burns 12167 at http://wypr.org More Charm, Less Government