Fraser Smith http://wypr.org en Local Man's Second Chance Dashed By Tragedy http://wypr.org/post/local-mans-second-chance-dashed-tragedy <a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/wypr/audio/2014/04/FS-JohnSmith.mp3" class="asset-audio">Local Man&#039;s Second Chance Dashed By Tragedy</a><p><img class="wysiwyg-asset-image-wrapper inset" data-caption="" data-attribution="Credit Jean-jacques QUEYRIE via flickr" typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://mediad.publicbroadcasting.net/p/wypr/files/styles/card_280/public/201404/Jean-jacques_QUEYRIE_via_flickr.JPG" alt="" /><p>John Henry Adams was psyched. &#160;Beyond excited. He could feel a new life.&#160;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">In comments made <a href="http://news.wypr.org/post/vehicles-change-definitely-roll">for a </a></span><a href="http://news.wypr.org/post/vehicles-change-definitely-roll">WYPR</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="http://news.wypr.org/post/vehicles-change-definitely-roll"> news story</a>, Adams was asked if he had any pressing problems.&#160;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">“As long as I’m free and God wakes me up every day I don’t have no problems. I’m a humble individual,” he said.</span><p> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:17:30 +0000 Fraser Smith 11672 at http://wypr.org Local Man's Second Chance Dashed By Tragedy 'House Of Cards' Puts The Muscle On Maryland Politicians http://wypr.org/post/house-cards-puts-muscle-maryland-politicians <img class="wysiwyg-asset-image-wrapper inset" data-caption="" data-attribution="Credit Kyle Leslie, Matt Purdy / WYPR" typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://mediad.publicbroadcasting.net/p/wypr/files/styles/card_280/public/201303/IMPLogoFlag_1.gif" alt="" /><p><a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/wypr/audio/2014/02/2-21_FINAL_IMP_Jenna_Johnson.mp3" class="asset-audio">&#039;House Of Cards&#039; Puts The Muscle On Maryland Politicians</a><p>WYPR's<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Fraser Smith and Jenna Johnson of the Washington Post talk about </span><a href="http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/md-politics/house-of-cards-threatens-to-leave-if-maryland-comes-up-short-on-tax-credits/2014/02/20/bf9a8206-9a70-11e3-b931-0204122c514b_story.html?tid=pm_pop" style="line-height: 1.5;">letters sent to Governor O'Malley&#160;and House Speaker Mike Busch</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> from the production company that makes the Netflix drama "House of Cards."</span><p> Mon, 24 Feb 2014 17:59:16 +0000 Fraser Smith 9165 at http://wypr.org 'House Of Cards' Puts The Muscle On Maryland Politicians Maryland's Favorite Candidate: "Undecided" http://wypr.org/post/marylands-favorite-candidate-undecided <img class="wysiwyg-asset-image-wrapper inset" data-caption="" data-attribution="Credit Kyle Leslie, Matt Purdy / WYPR" typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://mediad.publicbroadcasting.net/p/wypr/files/styles/card_280/public/201303/IMPLogoFlag_1.gif" alt="" /><p><a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/wypr/audio/2014/02/2-19_EDITED_IMP_Karen_on_poll.mp3" class="asset-audio">Maryland&#039;s Favorite Candidate: "Undecided"</a><p>WYPR's<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Fraser Smith and Karen </span>Hosler<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> talk about a <a href="http://articles.baltimoresun.com/2014-02-15/news/bs-md-sun-poll-governor-20140215_1_steve-raabe-opinionworks-gansler">Baltimore Sun&#160;</a></span><a href="http://articles.baltimoresun.com/2014-02-15/news/bs-md-sun-poll-governor-20140215_1_steve-raabe-opinionworks-gansler" style="line-height: 1.5;">poll released over the weekend</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> that revealed a large number of likely Democratic and Republican voters have not made up their minds about who they favor in the governor's race.</span><p> Thu, 20 Feb 2014 19:10:34 +0000 Fraser Smith 9014 at http://wypr.org Maryland's Favorite Candidate: "Undecided" Why Estate Tax Is A Tough Choice For O'Malley http://wypr.org/post/why-estate-tax-tough-choice-omalley <img class="wysiwyg-asset-image-wrapper inset" data-caption="" data-attribution="Credit Kyle Leslie, Matt Purdy / WYPR" typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://mediad.publicbroadcasting.net/p/wypr/files/styles/card_280/public/201303/IMPLogoFlag_1.gif" alt="" /><p><a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/wypr/audio/2014/02/2-7_FINAL_IMP_Josh_Kurtz_estate_tax.mp3" class="asset-audio">Why Estate Tax Is A Tough Choice For O&#039;Malley</a><p>WYPR's<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Fraser Smith and Josh Kurtz of Center Maryland talk about House Leader Mike Busch and Senate President Mike Miller's </span><a href="http://www.centermaryland.org/index.php?option=com_easyblog&view=entry&id=870&Itemid=178" style="line-height: 1.5;">proposal to reduce the estate tax</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and why Governor O'Malley faces a difficult decision if it were to pass the legislature.</span><p> Sun, 09 Feb 2014 17:05:01 +0000 Fraser Smith 8505 at http://wypr.org Why Estate Tax Is A Tough Choice For O'Malley Leaders Of Both Parties Want More Answers On Maryland's Health Exchange http://wypr.org/post/leaders-both-parties-want-more-answers-marylands-health-exchange <img class="wysiwyg-asset-image-wrapper inset" data-caption="" data-attribution="Credit Kyle Leslie, Matt Purdy / WYPR" typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://mediad.publicbroadcasting.net/p/wypr/files/styles/card_280/public/201303/IMPLogoFlag_1.gif" alt="" /><p><a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/wypr/audio/2014/01/1-22_IMP_FINAL_Bryan_Sears_GA_health_care_bridge.mp3" class="asset-audio">Leaders Of Both Parties Want More Answers On Maryland&#039;s Health Exchange</a><p>WYPR's<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Fraser Smith and </span><a href="http://thedailyrecord.com/eyeonannapolis/category/health-care-2/" style="line-height: 1.5;">Bryan Sears of the Daily Record</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> talk about the State Senate passing a bill to help families get health insurance if they had trouble with Maryland's online marketplace.</span><p> Wed, 22 Jan 2014 19:36:02 +0000 Fraser Smith 7669 at http://wypr.org Leaders Of Both Parties Want More Answers On Maryland's Health Exchange All Aboard for the Future http://wypr.org/post/all-aboard-future <a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/wypr/audio/2013/12/All_Aboard_for_the_Future.mp3" class="asset-audio">The final installment of "Baltimore: Bright Promise, Sobering Challenge."</a><p>An old port city, a once thriving steel city, Baltimore shocked the world 30 years ago when it became a tourist and convention city.<p> Sun, 01 Dec 2013 19:28:42 +0000 Fraser Smith 5535 at http://wypr.org All Aboard for the Future Senator Theatre Almost Ready For 2nd Debut http://wypr.org/post/senator-theatre-almost-ready-2nd-debut <img class="wysiwyg-asset-image-wrapper inset" typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://mediad.publicbroadcasting.net/p/wypr/files/styles/card_280/public/201307/Senator_chandelier.jpg" alt="" /><p><a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/wypr/audio/2013/07/FINAL_Senator_theatre_FS_7-29_64.mp3" class="asset-audio">Past And Future Alive In Senator Theatre Restoration</a><div>The Senator Theatre, near the corner of York Road and Northern Parkway, will make its second grand entrance sometime this fall.<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&#160;The 74-year-old one-time movie palace plans to come back strong – as a kind of min-multiplex. The original theater is being totally refurbished – with state-of the art sound-proofing, thoroughly upgraded seating, the requisite digital projection equipment and splashes of color closely approximating the original.</span></div><p> Mon, 29 Jul 2013 19:17:06 +0000 Fraser Smith 938 at http://wypr.org