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Midday with Dan Rodricks, Mon. April 21 12-1 p.m.
10:01 am
Mon April 21, 2014

Rockfish Rock

Comedian Jeff Nichols discusses his involvement with the fishing industry in his new book, Caught.
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Comedian and writer Jeff Nichols tells of his obsessive pursuit of a 60-pound rockfish (striped bass)and his experiences with poachers in the black market fishing industry.

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Maryland Morning
9:00 am
Mon April 21, 2014

The Possibility of a Vaccine for HIV

Sheilah Kast talks with Dr. Robert Gallo, who discovered the virus we now call HIV 30 years ago.
Credit Stephanie Hughes

Sheilah Kast talks with Dr. Robert Gallo, who discovered that HIV causes AIDS 30 years ago.

This week marks 30 years since the announcement that Dr. Robert Gallo discovered that HIV is the cause of AIDS.  Dr. Gallo went on to found the Institute for Human Virology at the University of Maryland Medical School.  

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Maryland Morning
8:55 am
Mon April 21, 2014

Dave Barry, on the Art of Being Funny

Writer Dave Barry

Tom Hall talks with humorist Dave Barry.

Pulitzer-prize winning humorist Dave Barry was a syndicated columnist for 20 years.  He is the author of more than 30 books that encompass fiction for adults and young readers, as well as collections of essays on everything from parenthood to the joys and challenges of aging.  His latest book is You Can Date Boys When You're Forty.

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Maryland Morning
8:50 am
Mon April 21, 2014

"Top Girls" at Fells Point Corner Theatre

Left to right: Helenmary Ball, Robin Zerbe, Annette Mooney Wasno, Kara Turner, Cori Dioquino and Amy Miller in "Top Girls."
Credit Rachel Blische

J. Wynn Rousuck reviews "Top Girls" at Fells Point Corner Theatre

  Maryland Morning theater critic J. Wynn Rousuck has been to see "Top Girls" at Fells Point Corner Theatre. 

"Top Girls" is up until April 27.

The Rousuck Review: "Top Girls" at Fells Point Corner Theatre

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Maryland Morning
8:45 am
Mon April 21, 2014

Taylor Branch on Citizenship, Freedom, and Civil Rights

Taylor Branch
Credit Stephanie Hughes

Tom Hall talks with Civil Rights leader Julian Bond and historian Taylor Branch.
The Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Taylor Branch wrote the acclaimed America in the King Years trilogy, which is considered the seminal history of the American civil rights movement. Taylor Branch is teaching a course this semester on the subject of Citizenship and Freedom at the University of Baltimore, which is available online to people around the world. 
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Headlines
8:29 am
Mon April 21, 2014

MD Unemployment, A Policy Change At The Baltimore City Detention Center, & Anne Arundel Politics

The preliminary unemployment figures for March. A policy change at the Baltimore City Detention Center. What Anne Arundel endorsements say about the Maryland GOP. A delay for the naming of the new Anne Arundel County Schools Superintendent. The end of the Delmarva Chicken Festival. And more

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The Morning Economic Report
5:30 am
Mon April 21, 2014

Job Growth in Oil and Gas - 4/21/14

One of the industries that has been adding jobs rapidly in recent years is the oil and gas industry.  The oil and gas industry has added roughly 270,000 jobs between 2003 and 2012.  This represents an increase of roughly 92 percent compared to an increase of 3 percent in all jobs during the same period. 

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The Morning Economic Report
11:19 am
Fri April 18, 2014

Technology and the Workforce - 4/18/14

There is a feeling among many that technological progress threatens the well-being of the workforce.  After all, back in the 19th century, steam power and machinery destroyed many traditional jobs, but also created new ones.  This time, the culprits are computers, more powerful software, robots and other manifestations of progress.  These technologies have replaced manufacturing and service workers alike. 

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Midday with Dan Rodricks: Fri. April 18, 1-2 p.m.
10:05 am
Fri April 18, 2014

In The Garden

Snow peas, from the latest post from Nancy Taylor Robson's Grow It, Eat It blog.
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Because of the wild swings in winter weather and its duration, spring gardening presents plenty of challenges. Nancy Taylor Robson, a master gardener and Grow It, Eat It blogger, and Baltimore Sun columnist Susan Reimer offer tips for getting the best results. We'll also be joined by Donna Crivello of Donna's

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Midday with Dan Rodricks: Fri. April 18, 12-1 p.m.
9:58 am
Fri April 18, 2014

Midday Friday

Parts and Labor, a new butcher shop and restaurant from Spike Gjerde, had it's soft opening yesterday.
Credit Jon Ehrens

This week on Midday Friday: Ingrid Lofgren from the Homeless Persons Representation Project discusses homeless children and young adults in Maryland, we talk campaign finance with Jennifer Bevan-Dangel from Common Cause and Bruce Robinson from the state commission on campaign finance.

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