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The Signal
8:57 pm
Thu January 9, 2014

The Signal: 1.10.14

The cast of "The Flu Season" rehearses at Single Carrot Theatre's new space on Howard Street (photo credit: Britt Olsen-Ecker

Baltimore’s Single Carrot Theatre will unveil its new space at 2600 North Howard Street on January 24th, and its opening-night offering is a new production of Will Eno's The Flu Season, directed by Alix Fenhagen.  The Signal’s Aaron Henkin dropped in at Single Carrot to check out a rehearsal, and he brings us a preview.

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Headlines
8:10 am
Thu January 9, 2014

Issues For The 2014 General Assembly Session, Harbor Point, Unemployment Benefits, & MD Schools

The 2014 General Assembly session is now underway; issues up for debate will include MD’s online health exchange, the minimum wage, marijuana, pre-K education, transportation funding, and many others. Plus: Harbor Point, unemployment benefits, MD schools, and much more.

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The Morning Economic Report
7:30 am
Thu January 9, 2014

The Morning Economic Report - 1/9/14

The First Five Years
11:16 am
Wed January 8, 2014

The First Five Years: Parenting for Authentic Success

Credit Maryland Family Network

January 8, 2014

Children learn through experience – both success and failure.  So, children learn from their victories, and also through scraped knees, and collapsed castles.  When children learn from these incidents, we call them “successful failures.”

To learn more, visit Maryland Family Network.org. 

Additional Resources: 

Madeline Levine: Parenting for Authentic Success (KQED)

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Cellar Notes
7:30 am
Wed January 8, 2014

1/8/14 - A New Look at Charles Krug

Cost key:  $=less than $20  $$= $20-40   $$$=$40-60  $$$$=above $60  

Charles Krug Sauvignon Blanc, St. Helena, Napa Valley 2012 *1/2  $
(Smooth, refined, understated)

Charles Krug Chardonnay, Carneros 2012  **  $
(Good quality Carneros Chard at a good price)

Charles Krug Merlot, Napa Valley 2011  ** $$
(Smooth, silky, supple "not chunky")

Charles Krug Cabernet Sauvignon, Yountville 2011 **1/2 $$
(A very good example of cool country cab from Napa)

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Headlines
5:25 am
Wed January 8, 2014

Wednesday's School Delays, Tuesday's Cold, and The 2014 General Assembly Session

A look at Wednesday's school delays, Tuesday's bitter cold, the 2014 General Assembly session, and much more.

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End of Office
4:57 pm
Tue January 7, 2014

Midday with Dan Rodricks

Annoying co-workers, soul-crushing cubicles and traffic-filled commutes are just a few of the everyday groans of office life.

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A Blue View
3:04 pm
Tue January 7, 2014

From the Bottom of the Food Chain - 1/7/14

The ocean food web is much more than the dramatic clash of sharks devouring marine mammals and large fish. While many of us know that the ocean food web is complex, it’s easy to focus on the apex predators at the top.

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Humanities Connection
1:54 pm
Tue January 7, 2014

From the New Frontier to the Great Society: Seeking Humanity in Public Policy

Job Corps enrollees

When President Lyndon B. Johnson gave the commencement speech at the University of Michigan in 1964 challenging Americans to build a "Great Society," the numerous policies and domestic reforms that would result, such as the Voting Rights Act and the creation of Medicare were unformed.  MHC Board President Dr. Lenneal Henderson, Distinguished Professor at the School of Public and International Affairs at the University of Baltimore, reflects on the 50 year legacy of "Great Society" reforms and their future.

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The Checkup
8:10 am
Tue January 7, 2014

How Medicaid Expansion Will Shape Maryland Health Care

Credit Credit: a.adrian / Creative Commons

 

More than 110,000 Marylanders began getting their health coverage through Medicaid on January 1st. That’s almost six times the number of Marylanders who signed up for private coverage. On The Checkup, we talk about how Medicaid is changing health care in Maryland and other states.

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