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In The Bromo
3:31 pm
Thu May 15, 2014

Sister Act

Florrie Bagel as Mary Patrick, Lael Van Keuren as Mary Robert and Ta'Rea Campbell as Deloris in the national tour of Sister Act.

 4/15/14 -Tom talks with the actor Melvin Abston, one of the stars of the national touring production of Sister Act, which is at the Hippodrome Theater from June 3-15.

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Midday with Dan Rodricks: Thurs. May 15 12-2pm
11:16 am
Thu May 15, 2014

Midday on the Bay: 2 Hour Special

Rona Kobell is a staff writer for the Chesapeake Bay Journal
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Midday on the Bay Special with Rona Kobell: Environmental politics, great spring adventures in Maryland, birding in Baltimore.

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Public Commentary
9:59 pm
Wed May 14, 2014

Josh M. Sharfstein, M.D. - May 13, 2014

Dr. Sharfstein is the Secretary of the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. Previously, he served as the Commissioner of Health in Baltimore, Maryland and as the Principal Deputy Commissioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

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The First Five Years
5:35 pm
Wed May 14, 2014

The First Five Years: Choices

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The May 14 episode of The First Five Years "Choices."

Learning how to make decisions as children prepares them to make sound choices as adults. Honoring a preschooler’s choice also tells him that you respect him and his abilities. There are some ways to guide children through this process.

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Midday with Dan Rodricks: Wed., May 14, 1-2 p.m.
2:30 pm
Wed May 14, 2014

What's Funny?

E.B. White said, “Humor can be dissected, as a frog can, but the thing dies in the process, and the innards are discouraging to any but the pure scientific mind.” Nevertheless, journalist Joel Warner, along with University of Colorado psychologist Peter McGraw, conducted a series of world-wide experiments in an attempt to crack “The Humor Code.”

Production help from Midday intern James Daley.

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Midday with Dan Rodricks: Wed., May 14, 12-1 p.m.
2:23 pm
Wed May 14, 2014

The 60th Anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education

Before he was appointed to the U.S. Supreme Court, Thurgood Marshall represented the plaintiffs in the Brown v. Board of Education case on behalf of the NAACP.

In one of the most historic court rulings in American history, the Supreme Court declared separate but equal public school systems to be unconstitutional. On the eve of its 60th anniversary, we look at the historic significance of Brown v. Board, and at how the decision played out in Maryland.

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The Signal
11:38 am
Wed May 14, 2014

A Modern Apothecary, 'World Class' Poetry, Artist Lynne Parks, and Violet Levoit at The Stoop

Herbalist Olivia Fite' s modern-day apothecary; Jane Elkin's poetry book, 'World Class'; artist Lynne Parks; and a Stoop story from Violet Levoit

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Headlines
9:14 am
Wed May 14, 2014

Election 2014, Rockfish Regs, Kirwan Announces Retirement, and Surveillance Cameras In OC

Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown (l) with former President Bill Clinton. Clinton appeared at a fundraiser for Brown Tuesday that brought in more than $1 million.
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Former President Bill Clinton headlined a fundraiser for Lieutenant Governor Anthony Brown’s gubernatorial bid. State Attorney General Doug Gansler calls on Brown to answer questions about donations to – and by – his campaign. Montgomery County Delegate Heather Mizeur unveils energy proposals. Plus: a look at the state Attorney General’s race, and the race for Baltimore City State’s Attorney. Also: rockfish regulation, Kirwan announces his retirement, surveillance cameras in Ocean City, and more.

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Maryland Morning
9:00 am
Wed May 14, 2014

When Brown Came Down

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Sheilah Kast talks about the legacy of Brown v. Board of Education with Professors Ray Winbush and Howell Baum.
This week marks the 60th anniversary of the landmark Supreme Court decision, Brown versus the Board of Education. On May 17th, 1954, the Supreme Court wrote in its decision, “Segregation is a denial of the equal protection of the laws.”

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