WYPR News http://wypr.org en Fire Weather, O’Malley’s Europe Tour, The Governor’s Race, and The Planned Frederick Incinerator http://wypr.org/post/fire-weather-o-malley-s-europe-tour-governor-s-race-and-planned-frederick-incinerator <p><em>Strong winds and low humidity in the forecast could lead to fires; the National Weather Service has issued fire weather watches and warnings due to today’s conditions. Plus: O’Malley’s 5-day Europe tour, the latest on the Governor’s race, Carroll County’s exit from the partnership to build a waste-to-energy incinerator in Frederick County, education news, and much more</em>. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:19:56 +0000 Nathan Sterner 12010 at http://wypr.org Fire Weather, O’Malley’s Europe Tour, The Governor’s Race, and The Planned Frederick Incinerator The Governor’s Race, Jones-Rodwell Retires, Bay Grasses, & Solar Power For The Domino Sugars Sign http://wypr.org/post/governor-s-race-jones-rodwell-retires-bay-grasses-solar-power-domino-sugars-sign <p><em>A veterans group calls on state Attorney General Doug Gansler to apologize for a comment he made about the military work of Lieutenant Governor Anthony Brown (both Brown and Gansler are running for Governor). Plus: State Senator Verna Jones-Rodwell announces her retirement, underwater grasses in the Chesapeake Bay rebound, the Domino Sugars sign over the Inner Harbor goes solar, and more</em>. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 13:13:29 +0000 Nathan Sterner 11952 at http://wypr.org The Governor’s Race, Jones-Rodwell Retires, Bay Grasses, & Solar Power For The Domino Sugars Sign MD Unemployment, A Policy Change At The Baltimore City Detention Center, & Anne Arundel Politics http://wypr.org/post/md-unemployment-policy-change-baltimore-city-detention-center-anne-arundel-politics <p><em>The preliminary unemployment figures for March. A policy change at the Baltimore City Detention Center. What Anne Arundel endorsements say about the Maryland GOP. A delay for the naming of the new Anne Arundel County Schools Superintendent. The end of the Delmarva Chicken Festival. And more</em>… Mon, 21 Apr 2014 12:29:08 +0000 Nathan Sterner 11890 at http://wypr.org Maryland Jobs Numbers For March: Meh http://wypr.org/post/maryland-jobs-numbers-march-meh <img class="wysiwyg-asset-image-wrapper inset" data-caption="Governor O&#039;Malley (right) and Domino Sugar refinery manager Stu FitzGibbon in January." data-attribution="Credit Christopher Connelly / WYPR" typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://mediad.publicbroadcasting.net/p/wypr/files/styles/card_280/public/201404/OMALLEY_and_Stu_FitzGibbo_refinery_manager_for_Domino_sugar_in_Baltimore_taken_by_Chris_Connelly.jpg" alt="" /><p>Today the federal government <a href="http://www.dllr.state.md.us/whatsnews/mlr.shtml">announced March jobs numbers for states and localities</a>.&#160;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Bureau of Labor Statistics said that Maryland added 2,3oo jobs in March, and that February’s reported loss of 600 jobs was revised to a 1,000 job gain. Both months helped to make up for the 6,100 jobs lost in January.</span><p> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 22:51:45 +0000 Bret Jaspers 11818 at http://wypr.org Maryland Jobs Numbers For March: Meh Good Friday Schedule Changes, A Gubernatorial Candidates Forum, & How Dangerous Is Ocean City? http://wypr.org/post/good-friday-schedule-changes-gubernatorial-candidates-forum-how-dangerous-ocean-city <p><em>We round up some of the schedule changes in effect on this Good Friday. Plus: gubernatorial hopefuls Anthony Brown, Doug Gansler, and Heather Mizeur spoke last night at a candidates forum in Baltimore. Ocean City’s Mayor takes issue with an analysis that claims the resort town is the most dangerous jurisdiction in Maryland. And much more</em>. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 12:27:45 +0000 Nathan Sterner 11775 at http://wypr.org Good Friday Schedule Changes, A Gubernatorial Candidates Forum, & How Dangerous Is Ocean City? Chilly Temperatures, Campaign Finance, Harbor Point, & Franchot Calls For Wind Farm Bill Veto http://wypr.org/post/chilly-temperatures-campaign-finance-harbor-point-franchot-calls-wind-farm-bill-veto <p><em>A look at how the recent frosts could affect Maryland fruit crops.</em></p><p> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 13:14:17 +0000 Nathan Sterner 11717 at http://wypr.org Chilly Temperatures, Campaign Finance, Harbor Point, & Franchot Calls For Wind Farm Bill Veto 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 Kamenetz Eyes Future Of School Buildings http://wypr.org/post/kamenetz-eyes-future-school-buildings <img class="wysiwyg-asset-image-wrapper wide" data-caption="Members of the Baltimore County Council examining highlights of County Executive Kevin Kamenetz&#039; 2015 budget proposal. Kamenetz announced a decade long overhaul of school buildings; many of which are at least 40 years old." data-attribution="Credit P. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 13:42:37 +0000 P. Kenneth Burns 11664 at http://wypr.org Kamenetz Eyes Future Of School Buildings The Governor’s Race, Campaign Finance, Kamenetz’s Budget Proposal, & A MARC Ridership Record http://wypr.org/post/governor-s-race-campaign-finance-kamenetz-s-budget-proposal-marc-ridership-record <p><em>The latest on issues being discussed in the governor’s race. How Supreme Court campaign finance decision could affect Maryland. A look at the proposed budget for Baltimore County. Plus: record weekend ridership for MARC trains, fixing potholes in Frederick County, and more</em>. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:24:19 +0000 Nathan Sterner 11658 at http://wypr.org The Governor’s Race, Campaign Finance, Kamenetz’s Budget Proposal, & A MARC Ridership Record Monday’s Bill-Signing, Baltimore County’s Budget, Campaign Endorsements, & Phelps’ Return http://wypr.org/post/monday-s-bill-signing-baltimore-county-s-budget-campaign-endorsements-phelps-return <p><em>Governor Martin O’Malley signed dozens of bills into law on Monday, including measures addressing distracted driving, marijuana, and domestic violence. Plus: campaign endorsements, Baltimore County’s budget, and Olympian Michael Phelps’ return to competitive swimming. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 12:22:19 +0000 Nathan Sterner 11603 at http://wypr.org Monday’s Bill-Signing, Baltimore County’s Budget, Campaign Endorsements, & Phelps’ Return