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5:23 am
Mon February 10, 2014

School Delays, More Snow Forecast, Speed Cameras, ICC Tolls, and The State Of The City Speech

We round up this morning’s school delays, look at how the winter’s affecting snow cleanup budgets, and examine the possibility of more snow later this week. Plus: the investigation into Baltimore’s speed camera system, the State of the City speech, a call for ICC toll reductions, public financing in the Governor’s race, and more.

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Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony Batts
1:41 pm
Sun February 9, 2014

Midday with Dan Rodricks

Baltimore City Police Commissioner Anthony Batts

Local lawmakers and citizens continue to publicly express an increasing dismay at the sharp uptick in the city's homicide rate, which has been rising since last summer.

Midday Program Page

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Foreman and Wolf on Food and Wine
1:38 pm
Sun February 9, 2014

Cooking in Your Kitchen

Bill Sweat and Donna Morris at Winderlea Winery
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Baltimore Stories
3:37 pm
Fri February 7, 2014

The Night The Train Station Rocked Itself To Sleep

The B&O Mt. Royal Station provided rocking chairs for its patrons and when the rocking chairs mysteriously disappeared, Baltimoreans got furious. 

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Maryland Morning
11:15 am
Fri February 7, 2014

"War Horse" Rides Into Town

The national touring company of 'War Horse."

J. Wynn Rousuck reviews "War Horse" at the Hippodrome.

It's a classic boy meets horse, boy loses horse, boy goes into a war to find horse story.

Maryland Morning theater critic J. Wynn Rousuck has been to see War Horse now up at The Hippodrome. She brings us her review of the National Theatre of Great Britain's production. 

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Headlines
9:02 am
Fri February 7, 2014

Power Restoration Efforts, An “Oversight Group” For MD’s Health Care Exchange, and The Estate Tax

Power restoration efforts continue, after Wednesday’s ice storm. A legislative “oversight group” is formed to monitor MD’s online health care exchange. Plus: the estate tax, the “chicken tax,” Baltimore’s “taxi tax,” cell phone blocking at the Baltimore City Detention Center, & the non-earthquake in Ocean City.

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Maryland Morning
8:50 am
Fri February 7, 2014

Baltimore Writer Dwight Watkins on Poverty and Pop Culture

Dwight Watkins in the WYPR lobby.
Credit Dwight Watkins

Sheilah Kast talks with Dwight Watkins about poverty and pop culture

Baltimore writer Dwight Watkins published a piece in the online magazine Salon this week about the isolating effects of poverty in the East Baltimore neighborhoods where he grew up. Sheilah Kast talks with him about how some in East Baltimore are "too poor for pop culture."

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The Signal
2:44 pm
Thu February 6, 2014

The Signal: 2.7.14

remembering Baltimore’s own Monuments Man; a punk rock love story from The Stoop; and a visit with strip-dancer-turned-novelist Margo Christie    Hollywood's Monuments Men opens in theaters across the country this weekend, and the World War II adventure movie promises to do for art historians what Indiana Jones did for archeologists - make them heroes.  The big difference, though?  The Monuments Men actually existed.  One of them, it turns out, came from Baltimore, and producer Aaron Henkin shares his story.

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Humanities Connection
11:59 am
Thu February 6, 2014

Trayvon Moments: Talking About Gun Violence

Credit AP Photo/The Star Tribune, Renee Jones Schneider)

This week, from February 5-9, Center Stage will present, with Maryland Humanities Council support, "Trayvon Martin Moments," a performance and dialogue series in communities around the city, in which local artists partner with four Baltimore organizations to create community dialogue and performance pieces around the Travyon Martin shooting.

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Headlines
5:48 am
Thu February 6, 2014

Power Outages And School Schedule Changes, Issues In The General Assembly, and More

Maryland power outages, as of 5am on Thursday, February 6.
Credit Maryland Emergency Management Agency

Significant power outages persist across Maryland this morning, closing schools in Carroll and Harford counties, and prompting 2-hour delays for Baltimore County's Hereford Zone schools and schools in Frederick county. More on schedule changes, plus this morning's top local headlines...

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