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8:27 am
Fri April 18, 2014

Good Friday Schedule Changes, A Gubernatorial Candidates Forum, & How Dangerous Is Ocean City?

Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown at an NAACP-sponsored gubernatorial candidates forum at the Forest Park Senior Center in West Baltimore on Thursday night.
Credit Christopher Connelly / WYPR

We round up some of the schedule changes in effect on this Good Friday. Plus: gubernatorial hopefuls Anthony Brown, Doug Gansler, and Heather Mizeur spoke last night at a candidates forum in Baltimore. Ocean City’s Mayor takes issue with an analysis that claims the resort town is the most dangerous jurisdiction in Maryland. And much more.

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Baltimore Stories
7:30 am
Fri April 18, 2014

Abe Sherman's Shack Attack

Abe Sherman's (unsightly, some thought) newsstand was located in the pocket park on Calvert Street at Lexington Street. City Hall leadership thought Abe's shack-of-a-newsstand didn't fit into the new Baltimore renaissance and started a war to have him and his shack removed.  But Abe fought back - and won. 

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Humanities Connection
5:00 pm
Thu April 17, 2014

You are a part of History

Chris Haley

Chris Haley is the Director of the Study of the Legacy of Slavery in Maryland at the Maryland State Archives research department.

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In The Bromo
4:30 pm
Thu April 17, 2014

Dave Barry on Peter and the Star Catchers

Peter and the Starcatcher National Tour

Tom talks with humorist Dave Barry about the show based on his best- selling book, Peter and the Star Catchers, which is at the Hippodrome Theater from May 6-18.

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Bromo Arts District on Facebook

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Foreman and Wolf on Food and Wine
4:03 pm
Thu April 17, 2014

Mushrooms

4/20/14.  On this segment of Foreman and Wolf on Food and Wine, Tony and Chef Cindy discuss mushroom varieties, how to get flavor out of them, dishes where the mushroom is the main flavor and dishes where the mushroom is a flavor agent.

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Foreman and Wolf on Food and Wine
3:21 pm
Thu April 17, 2014

Back to the 80's

Basignani Winery

On this segment of Foreman and Wolf on Food and Wine, Tony and Chef Cindy take a trip back to the 80's.

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Midday with Dan Rodricks: Thurs. April 17, 1-2 pm
9:40 am
Thu April 17, 2014

Art Deco in Washington and Baltimore

The Hutzler Building in Baltimore.

The white-collar New Deal capital and the blue-collar industrial port city are 40 miles apart but are rich with examples of the bold and distinctive art deco style in architecture and ornamentation.

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Midday with Dan Rodricks: Thurs. April 17 12-1 pm
9:28 am
Thu April 17, 2014

The Sixth Extinction

"The Sixth Extinction" by Elizabeth Kolbert tells the story of how mankind's influence on the planet will lead to a mass extinction.

Since its formation more than 4.5 billion years ago, Earth has gone through five waves of extinction, the latest being the extinction of the dinosaurs, which scientists believe was caused by an asteroid. In "The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History," the New Yorker's Elizabeth Kolbert warns of what some scientists are defining as the "Sixth Extinction," which she says is happening now at the hands of mankind.

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Headlines
9:14 am
Thu April 17, 2014

Chilly Temperatures, Campaign Finance, Harbor Point, & Franchot Calls For Wind Farm Bill Veto

Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot.
Credit Howard County Library System via flickr

A look at how the recent frosts could affect Maryland fruit crops.

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Baltimore's Future
8:00 am
Thu April 17, 2014

Baltimore's Future: DHR Secretary Ted Dallas

Ted Dallas, Annapolis, March 2010.
Credit Jay L. Baker, courtesy Governor's Press Office

David Warnock speaks with Ted Dallas, Secretary for the Department of Human Resources.

On today’s Baltimore’s Future, David Warnock speaks with Ted Dallas, Secretary of the Department of Human Resources. They discuss the Department’s evolution in its approach to collect child support. 

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