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8:34 am
Tue November 26, 2013

Possible Winter Weather, Thanksgiving Travel, Gansler’s Eyeglass Initiative, and Young Grills Batts

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Parts of Maryland could see some winter weather today, as Thanksgiving travel gets underway. Gubernatorial hopeful Doug Gansler proposes offering eyeglasses to disadvantaged students. Baltimore City Council President “Jack” Young grills Police Commissioner Anthony Batts. And more.

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Headlines
8:26 am
Mon November 25, 2013

Hoyer On Iran Deal, News From MD GOP’s Fall Convention, and Hogan Eyes Governor’s Race

5th District Congressman Steny Hoyer (D).
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MD Congressman Steny Hoyer reacts to this weekend’s agreement between Iran and the US, which would see Iran’s nuclear program put on hold for the next six months. Plus: news from the MD GOP’s fall convention, Hogan plans to enter governor’s race, the proposed CSX terminal in Baltimore, and more.

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Holiday Travel
2:11 pm
Sun November 24, 2013

Midday with Dan Rodricks

As the holiday season approaches, we take a look at the big road, I-95, the dominant corridor for travelers along the East Coast of the United States.

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Headlines
8:29 am
Fri November 22, 2013

Fighting Crime In Baltimore, 2014 Governor’s Race Updates, and Health Care Costs In Anne Arundel

Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony Batts with Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake surrounded by several police commanders, city agency heads and city residents. They released a strategic plan to fight crime and improve department operations Thursday afternoon.
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We look at Baltimore’s new crime fighting strategy. Updates on the 2014 governor’s race. A report on efforts to reduce health care costs in Anne Arundel County. Plus: the minimum wage, new indictments in the Baltimore City Detention Center corruption case, a proposed change to gun laws, and more.

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The Morning Economic Report
7:30 am
Fri November 22, 2013

The Morning Economic Report - 11/22/13

Baltimore Stories
2:08 pm
Thu November 21, 2013

Would You Believe Vacuum Cleaners Saved Baltimore's Thanksgiving Day Parade in 1936?

The story of how the traditional annual Hochschild Kohn "Thanksgiving Toytown Parade" was one vacuum cleaner away from not being a tradition at all!

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Baltimore Stories
2:01 pm
Thu November 21, 2013

The Time Baltimore Was Cursed By A Diamond?

The story of the one and only time that Baltimore fell under the curse of the world-famous and cursed Hope Diamond!

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Baltimore Stories
1:51 pm
Thu November 21, 2013

Marconi's Last Lobster Cardinale - RIP

The last of the grand names in Baltimore Restaurants closes, but not before a farewell to both the restaurant and its most famous dish!

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Baltimore Stories
1:34 pm
Thu November 21, 2013

It's Time To Get Things Started! The Time The Muppets Came To Baltimore

Kermit the Frog came to Baltimore to advertise for EssKay meats—and wound up advertising, too, the City of Baltimore.

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Baltimore Stories
1:28 pm
Thu November 21, 2013

Used To Be, Baltimore Students Could Hear Ca-Ching! At School

Every Friday was Bank Day in Baltimore City’s elementary schools. Students opened accounts and saved in them -- with some surprising results!

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