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Maryland Morning
9:27 am
Mon May 5, 2014

A Dose of Education for Your Brain

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Sheilah Kast talks with researchers from the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine about how education can affect the brain's ability to recover from an injury.

Could education act like medicine for your brain?  That’s the question that an epidemiologist and physician at Johns Hopkins are considering.  In a new study published in the journal Neurology, they looked at the effect a person’s level of education had on her ability to recover from a traumatic injury.  

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Headlines
9:10 am
Mon May 5, 2014

The Baltimore Street Collapse, Tonight’s City Council Meeting, and Police Plans For Cinco de Mayo

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How Baltimoreans displaced by last week’s street collapse are coping. A preview of tonight’s Baltimore City Council meeting. The State Senate primary in Baltimore County’s 42nd District. The winner of the Kentucky Derby will come to Baltimore for the Preakness Stakes. What state police are planning for Cinco de Mayo. And more.

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Maryland Morning
8:55 am
Mon May 5, 2014

John McIntyre on [Sometimes] Breaking the Rules [of Language]

John McIntyre
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Sheilah Kast talks with John McIntyre about language.

John McIntyre, The Baltimore Sun's night content production manager, knows the rules of language. 

As a former president of the American Copy Editors Society, and the creator of the blog "You Don't Say," he also knows when to rebel against the rules of language.

He's even written a book on writing and editing. 

In this interview, he joins Sheilah Kast to discuss word distinction, journalistic jargon, and the evolution of language.

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Maryland Morning
8:50 am
Mon May 5, 2014

"By the Way, Meet Vera Stark" at Everyman Theatre

Theater critic J. Wynn Rousuck reviews "By the Way, Meet Vera Stark."

Maryland Morning theater critic J. Wynn Rousuck brings us her review of "By the Way, Meet Vera Stark" at Everyman Theatre. The production continues through May 11.   

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Maryland Morning
8:45 am
Mon May 5, 2014

Why Bigger is Better for Artist Joe Sheppard

"Fiori da Rita" by Joe Sheppard. Size is 83" by 69."

Tom Hall talks with artist Joseph Sheppard about his exhibit "On a Grand Scale."

Artist Joseph Sheppard splits his time between Baltimore and a home in Italy.   Over the next several months, his work as a painter will be featured in an exhibition devoted to large-scale, realist works depicting scenes from history and current times.  They are displayed in a gallery at the University of Maryland University College in Adelphi that is devoted to Sheppard’s work.  The exhibition is called Joseph Sheppard: On a Grand Scale.  More information here.

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The Morning Economic Report
5:30 am
Mon May 5, 2014

Gender and Wages - 5/5/14

Virtually everyone knows that men earn more than women on average.  The question is why.  Some theorize that a primary reason is that women disproportionately self-select into lower wage occupations like social work while men are more likely to enter highly compensated fields such as engineering.  But there are data indicating that that theory is insufficient to explain gender-based income gaps.

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Foreman and Wolf on Food and Wine
6:10 pm
Sun May 4, 2014

Cheese

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  5/4/2014 - Tony and Chef discuss their favorite cheeses.

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Maryland Morning
2:46 pm
Fri May 2, 2014

The 2014 Republican Candidates for Governor

From Left to Right: Charles Lollar, David Craig, Larry Hogan, and Ron George

Maryland Morning's interviews with the GOP candidates for Governor.
Maryland’s primary election will take place June 24th. This is a special podcast we’ve put together with all of Maryland Morning's interviews with the candidates vying for the Republican nomination for Governor. Each interview is about ten minutes long. We’ve arranged them in alphabetical order. 
The Signal
9:39 am
Fri May 2, 2014

Maryland Film Festival preview, and Devociones y Fe

Film Critic Josh Slates previews the 2014 Maryland film Festival with guests John Waters, Chris LaMartina, and others; Bret Jaspers profiles the community art exhibition Devociones y Fe

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Midday with Dan Rodricks: Fri. May 2, 1-2 p.m.
9:22 am
Fri May 2, 2014

Midday on Film

Megastar George Clooney before he hit it big.

Few could predict the meteoric rise of actor George Clooney to Hollywood megastardom from his days on the television sitcom Roseanne. During our monthly visit with Midday film critics Linda DeLibero and Christopher Llewellyn Reed, we'll talk about the actors and actresses, such as Clooney and Amy Adams, whose performances have surprised us over the years.

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