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6:39 am
Mon February 2, 2015

School Delays: February 2, 2015

Snow and ice on the ground this morning have caused some public schools to stay closed a bit later than usual.

Baltimore City schools and Baltimore County schools are on a 2-hour delay.

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The Signal
5:37 pm
Fri January 30, 2015

Stories about 'circulation'

We visit a fitness instructor who specializes in training senior citizens.
We ride the MARC train with a commuter who’s turned his hours on the rails into an album of electronic music.


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What Are You Reading
4:57 pm
Fri January 30, 2015

Jen Michalski

Tom talks with Jen Michalski, whose latest book is a collection of short stories called From Here.


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Programs
2:40 pm
Fri January 30, 2015

Gidu

Maryland Morning Podcast
11:23 am
Fri January 30, 2015

Protective Orders; 'Selfies' by Raoul Middleman, Bhopal Disaster

Credit Raoul Middleman, Self Portrait, oil on canvas, 1983

 

   Judges in different parts of Maryland, under the same state law, grant protective orders at dramatically different rates. Why? We ask Laurie Duker, Executive Director of Court Watch Montgomery, which monitors courts in that county, and Chief Judge John Morrissey of the District Court of Maryland.

Then – Painter Raoul Middleman has created around a thousand self-portraits during his 50-year artistic career. Several hundred of them show in the exhibit that opens today at MICA. Tom Hall talks with Middleman about the art of the self-portrait.

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Midday with Dan Rodricks: Fri. Jan. 30, 1-2 p.m.
9:02 am
Fri January 30, 2015

Forgotten U.S. History

Most people learn about American history through school textbooks or by visiting famous historical landmarks like Gettysburg or Plymouth Plantation. But there is history to be found in some of the country's more unremarkable spots too. In his book, "Here is Where: Discovering America's Great Forgotten History," the writer Andrew Carroll embarks on a cross-country journey to visit some of the country's most overlooked (yet important) sites, including some in Baltimore and Maryland. Original air date 9/24/14

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Maryland Morning
9:00 am
Fri January 30, 2015

Why Are Protective Orders Granted At Different Rates Across The State?

Credit Maryland Association of Counties

  Where you live can define many things about you, but can it also determine if you are granted a protective order? Court Watch Montgomery, which monitors these kinds of cases in Montgomery County, have organized data showing significant variation across Maryland in the rates at which protective orders are granted, denied, or dismissed. To unpack this, in studio with host Sheilah Kast is Laurie Duker, Executive Director of Court Watch Montgomery and by phone District Court of Maryland’s Chief Judge John Morrissey. 

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Midday with Dan Rodricks: Fri. Jan. 30, 12-1 p.m.
8:58 am
Fri January 30, 2015

Open Phones

Open phone lines in the noon hour so Dan and listeners can catch up and comment on the news of the week. Plus, a chat with Joanna Rakoff, who used to answer all of J.D. Salinger's fan mail, and who is the author of, "My Salinger Year."

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Maryland Morning
8:55 am
Fri January 30, 2015

Selfies: Raoul Middleman

Credit Raoul Middleman, Self Portrait, oil on canvas, 1983

  Raoul Middleman is an internationally acclaimed painter whose work is known for its large gestures, its vibrant colors, and its powerful narratives. His work is in the collections of Metropolitan Museum in NY, the National Gallery of Art in Washington, and the BMA here in Baltimore. Today, a new retrospective of of his self portraits opens at the Maryland Institute College of Art where he has been on the faculty for 54 years. Tom Hall is joined by Middleman in the gallery.

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Maryland Morning
8:45 am
Fri January 30, 2015

The Looming Legacy Of The Bhopal Disaster

Credit Cheeni / Creative Commons

The new historical drama called Bhopal: A Prayer For Rain based on the actual Bhopal disaster came out in late in 2014.  The film dramatizes the massive chemical leak that 30 years ago caused thousands of immediate deaths and, over the coming years, thousands more premature deaths Bhopal, a city in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh.

Bhopal: A Prayer For Rain will be screened tomorrow afternoon in Hodson Hall at Johns Hopkins University.  The film has incited fresh dialog about Bhopal and is a reminder that the ripple effects of that day in 1984 are still being felt.

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