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Maryland Morning
8:50 am
Wed February 5, 2014

The Three Sisters in "Crimes of the Heart"

Beth Hylton as Lenny, Dorea Schmidt as Babe, and Megan Anderson as Meg.
Credit Stan Barouh

The Everyman Theater’s production of Crimes of the Heart marks the company’s one year anniversary in its new home on Fayette Street in the Bromo Tower Arts and Entertainment District on Baltimore’s West Side. Written by Beth Henley, Crimes of the Heart is a play about three sisters in Hazlehurst, Mississippi. This morning, we talk with the three sisters who star in the play: Beth Hylton, Dorea Schmidt and Megan Anderson.

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Headlines
5:28 am
Wed February 5, 2014

Ice-Related Schedule Changes for February 5, 2014

Weather advisories for Central Maryland.
Credit NWS

Freezing Rain Advisories and Winter Weather Advisories are in effect around the listening area; the ice is causing power outages and schedule changes for schools, governments, businesses, and public transit systems. Our partial list of what's happening follows...

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Cellar Notes
9:11 pm
Tue February 4, 2014

Imported Dessert Wines - 2/5/14

 Cost key:  $=less than $20  $$= $20-40   $$$=$40-60  $$$$=above $60

Blandy's Rainwater Madeira ** $  
(Soft, gentle, mildly sweet, totally mellow)

Taylor Fladgate Tawny Port ** $  
(A super bargain, spot on tawny style)

Dow's LBV Port 2006 *** $
(Outstanding bargain for vintage character port)

Pitaud Pineau des Charentes "Blanc" NV **1/2 $  
(Creme brulée in a bottle)

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The Environment In Focus
1:56 pm
Tue February 4, 2014

Ad War Erupts Over Pollution Control Fees

An advertising and public relations battle has erupted over stormwater pollution control fees in Maryland. 

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Maryland Morning
9:00 am
Tue February 4, 2014

How the Affordable Care Act is Affecting Refugees and Asylees' Health Care

A flyer at the IRC in Baltimore that lists the available interpreters every day.
Credit Jamyla Kay

The Checkup looks at how refugees and asylees are accessing health care under the Affordable Care Act.

Every year more than 50,000 refugees and asylees enter the United States, and hundreds resettle in Maryland. 

On today’s edition of The Checkup, we hear from refugees and service providers about the changes to refugees' healthcare and the unique health challenges that many face.

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Maryland Morning
8:45 am
Tue February 4, 2014

How DJ Spooky Turns Ice Into Music

DJ Spooky
Credit J.D. Lasica / Creative Commons

Tom Hall talks with multimedia artist DJ Spooky.

Paul Miller, aka DJ Spooky, is a multimedia artist who works as a composer, editor, and author. He has developed music, film and experimental projects with a number of artists from across the United States and the world. This spring, he is an artist-in-residence at the Maryland Institute College of Art here in Baltimore. He’s teaching a course at MICA, and working on a new multimedia opera that will receive its premiere in the fall of this year. DJ Spooky joins Tom Hall to talk about what drives his music and creativity.

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A Blue View
6:30 am
Tue February 4, 2014

Seafood: Watching What You Eat - 2/4/14

We’ve heard a lot about seafood fraud and why it is detrimental to consumers, but what’s being done about it?

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Headlines
6:23 am
Tue February 4, 2014

O’Malley On Presidential Bid, MD’s Minimum Wage, Public Financing, A Contract Vote For Longshoremen

Carroll County schools open 2 hours late. In other news: Governor Martin O’Malley says more about a possible presidential campaign, the push to raise MD’s minimum wage, another gubernatorial candidate signs on to public financing while lawmakers push to expand the system, longshoremen prepare for contract vote.

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Public Commentary
10:59 pm
Mon February 3, 2014

Joe Jones - February 4, 2014

The Urban Visionary Awards were created by the Center For Urban Families in 2010 to honor the local and national leaders who have blazed trails in service to urban communities. Our recipients are men and women with the vision, honor, dignity and determination to create lasting change in urban communities in Baltimore and around the country. Their work inspires us on our path to transform the plight of urban families around our nation. If you'd like to inquire about ticketing or sponsorship for the 2014 Urban Visionary Awards, send an e-mail to uva@cfuf.org.

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Radio Kitchen
9:50 pm
Mon February 3, 2014

#1220 - Pepper with Liz Nuttle

February 4, 2014 - Radio Kitchen - Pepper with Liz Nuttle

Pepper is called "The King of All Spices" and with good reason.  When you look at its place in history, pepper is right up there with beer, salt and sugar as the most significant foods of all time.  Chef Jerry Pellegrino of Waterfront Kitchen couldn't get along without it, and neither could I.  When I stopped to ponder pepper, I realized I knew next to nothing about pepper.  Which is why we asked our friend Liz Nuttle, owner of En Olivier fine oils and vinegars, to shed a little light on the subject.

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