The Masters

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  For the September 2015 edition it's music from The Masters.  Music by Beethoven, Mozart and Bach are featured in our season premiere.

"Truvada" by Jeffrey Beall - Own work. Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Commons -

More than 13,000 people in Baltimore are living with HIV or AIDS, and the city has the sixth highest rate in the country of people newly diagnosed with HIV. Late last month, the Baltimore City Health Department won $20 million in federal grants to target vulnerable populations - gay men and transgender people -- and to build partnerships with community groups. We’ll find out about the city's strategy from Dr. Patrick Chaulk, assistant commissioner for HIV and sexually transmitted diseases.

One’s views on inflation are likely to be shaped very much by when one was born.  As pointed out by writer Neil Irwin, if you are an eighteen year old college freshman in the U.S., inflation in your lifetime has averaged less than two percent.  If you are a thirty year old millennial, you have experienced inflation above five percent for only one year – when you were in kindergarten and had precious little buying power in any case. 

It’s been more than six years since the previous recession ended.  Despite that, some cities around the nation are still struggling to fully recover.  According to new research from personal finance website WalletHub, cities in the American Southwest have fallen furthest behind.  Researchers analyzed seventeen economic indicators, including changes in poverty, violent crime rates, home prices and wage growth. 


Oct 5, 2015
Sam Churchill

Tony and Chef Cindy discuss the various rating systems that rank the best restaurants, wines, travel destinations and more. They will also share some of their top ranked dining experiences.