Midday with Dan Rodricks: Fri. March 21, 12-1 p.m.
9:45 am
Fri March 21, 2014

The Midday Weekly Review

Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley
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A look at the region's latest news stories with the reporters and editors who covered them. This hour: We'll look at the battle to preserve more open space throughout Maryland. Plus, Gov. Martin O’Malley recently trimmed back a promise he made to state workers for their retirement, the legislature wrestled with a moral question about a French company and commuter trains, and in Baltimore, the CEO of Under-Armour wants to build a hotel.

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Maryland Morning
9:24 am
Fri March 21, 2014

Where Shanghai and Baltimore Meet

Author Nicole Mones
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Tom Hall speaks with author Nicole Mones.

The author Nicole Mones is originally from Baltimore, and she has spent almost four decades in China.  She’s written four novels, the latest of which follows the journey of a classically trained African American pianist from Baltimore to Shanghai.   It’s called Night in Shanghai, and Nicole Mones talks with Tom Hall about it.

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In The Bromo
4:18 pm
Thu March 20, 2014

Ghost: The Musical

Carla R. Stewart and Steven Grant Douglas, Ghost The Musical Tour
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Tom talks with composer Glen Ballard about Ghost: The Musical.

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The Signal
3:51 pm
Thu March 20, 2014

Kinobe, "It Can Be Solved by Walking," and "Needs"

Ugandan musician Kinobe, Jennifer Wallace’s It Can Be Solved by Walking, and Clarence Brown’s Needs 

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Humanities Connection
3:19 pm
Thu March 20, 2014

Innovators in the Information Age: The MD State Law Library

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Navigating complex legal documents, archives, and reference materials can be as daunting as the intricacies of the legal profession itself.

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Your Maryland 02-28-14
1:33 pm
Thu March 20, 2014

"The Dover Eight"

9:53 am
Thu March 20, 2014

Minimum Wage, City Budget, Bay Bridge Crash Report, And Top Downtowns

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Morning headlines from around the region.

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Midday with Dan Rodricks: Thurs. March 20, 1-2 pm
9:52 am
Thu March 20, 2014

Midday on the Bay

The Chesapeake Bay Journal's Rona Kobell enjoys a walk in the sunshine at Chincoteage Island with her daughters.
Courtesy of Rona Kobell

Think spring -- and overcome your "nature deficit disorder" with hikes, camping, canoe trips, fishing: The Chesapeake Bay's Rona Kobell and Candus Thomson, public information officer with the Maryland Department of Natural Resources and former Sun outdoors columnist, have some suggestions for breaking cabin fever.

  Click here for a complete list of places from this broadcast.

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Midday with Dan Rodricks: Thurs. March 20, 12-1 pm
9:46 am
Thu March 20, 2014

Obamacare Deadline

March 31st is the deadline to sign up for health care coverage under the ACA.

As the March 31st deadline to sign up for the Affordable Care Act approaches, we spend an hour with Washington Post reporter Jenna Johnson and Jonathan Weiner, professor at the Johns Hopkins University’s Bloomberg School of Public Health and an expert in the law.

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The First Five Years
9:25 am
Thu March 20, 2014

The First Five Years: Choosing Child Care

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March 20 episode of "The First Five Years:" Choosing Child Care

Choosing child care is stressful for any parent. For parents who have children with special needs, the anxieties can be compounded. LOCATE: Child Care, a program of Maryland Family Network, is designed to help all parents in Maryland find child care.

For more on this topic and others, visit