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The Morning Economic Report
5:30 am
Mon March 17, 2014

Days Off Deficit - 3/17/14

A new report issued by the U.S. Travel Association makes the claim that there is a days off deficit in America.  If people would simply use more of their paid leave, America’s economy would benefit. 

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Foreman and Wolf on Food and Wine
9:02 pm
Sun March 16, 2014

Hosting a Grand Dinner Party II

    

Malpecque Oysters on the Half Shell, Sauce Mignonette Champagne, Jacquesson “Cuvée n°736” Extra Brut

HOT HORS D'OEUVRE: Scallops with Roe in the Shell, Beurre Blanc & Fines Herbs Champagne, Gonet-Medeville “Blanc de Noirs” Brut NV

COLD HORS D'OEUVRE: Poached Egg in Aspic with Carrot & Chive Flower Vouvray Sec, Foreau 2008

FIRST COURSE: Duck Consommé: Fresh Artichoke NO WINE

SECOND COURSE: Whole Poached Salmon: Sauce Hollandaise Meursault Ier Cru “ Genevrières” François Mikulski 2008

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Your Maryland
2:49 pm
Fri March 14, 2014

"The Babe"

In the spring of 1914, a young boy named George "Babe" Ruth from St. Mary's Industrial School in Baltimore gets his big league start playing for the Baltimore Orioles.

 

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UMMC Commentary
1:08 pm
Fri March 14, 2014

Cynthia F Bearer M.D.

Dr. Cynthia Frances Bearer MD
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Midday with Dan Rodricks: Fri. March 14, 1-2 p.m.
11:26 am
Fri March 14, 2014

Midday Eats with Hong & Shields

Waterfront Kitchen's beet-cured salmon is great recipe for parties.
Credit Courtesy of Waterfront Kitchen

Our monthly foodie hour with Henry Hong of the Waterfront Kitchen and John Shields of Gertrude's. On this month’s edition: Do It Yourself Catering. If you’re a foodie -- someone who enjoys cooking, ever-eager to learn more about it -- you might at some point consider putting on a party for 30 or more people: Celebrating a milestone birthday, or a graduation. Or perhaps, as a wedding gift to friends, you volunteer to handle their reception.

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Midday with Dan Rodricks: Fri. March 14, 12-1 p.m.
11:16 am
Fri March 14, 2014

The Midday Weekly Review

The Maryland General Assembly is considering a bill to legalize marijuana in its 2014 legislative session.

A look at the regions latest news stories with the reporters and editors who covered them. This hour: We'll dive into the results from the latest Goucher Poll about all things Maryland - how we feel about the direction of the state, our elected leaders and some provocative issues. The poll comes just three months before the Maryland primary election, and in the midst of a General Assembly session.

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Baltimore Stories
10:34 am
Fri March 14, 2014

You Can Thank The 16,317 Baltimoreans Who Saved Harborplace

Harborplace today is among the busiest tourist attractions in the world - but it almost wasn't.  Baltimoreans let it happen by a very slim majority.  

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Maryland Morning
10:00 am
Fri March 14, 2014

Negotiating Reparations for American Holocaust Survivors

Stuart Eizenstat is leading negotiations with the French government over reparations for Holocaust survivors in the US.
Credit Wikimedia Commons / Slowking

Sheilah Kast talks with Stuart Eizenstat, Special Advisor to the State Department on Holocaust Issues.

During World War II, France’s state-run railway transported thousands of Jews to Nazi prison camps. Today, the same railway—the Societe Nationale des Chemins de fer Français, or SNCF, is the majority stockholder in a company that’s in the running to build the Purple Line light rail project in Prince George’s and Montgomery Counties.  Some Maryland lawmakers believe the railway should be required to pay reparations to survivors of the Holocaust before being allowed to bid on this contract.   

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Maryland Morning
8:50 am
Fri March 14, 2014

Author Mohsin Hamid on "How to Get Filfthy Rich in Rising Asia"

Mohsin Hamid
Credit Ed Kashi

Mohsin Hamid discusses his new novel "How To Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia."

The Pakistani author Mohsin Hamid has written three acclaimed novels.  His latest book has just been released in paperback.  It’s called How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia.  It’s a look at the life of a man who journeys from indigent child to wealthy industrialist.  And it’s written as if it were one of those self-help, get rich quick books that fill the shelves of bookstores around the world.

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Maryland Morning
8:50 am
Fri March 14, 2014

The Gene That Causes Sleep

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Nathan Sterner talks with Hopkins scientist Mark Wu about his research on a gene that affects our sleep cycles.

Lots of people fall asleep at a reasonable hour each night.  But some have trouble falling asleep, and stay awake for a long time.  Scientists at Johns Hopkins may have figured out one reason why. They’ve discovered a gene that affects how the biological clock sets the timing for sleep.  They found that a mutation in the gene affected whether fruit flies could fall asleep—and they know that the same gene exists in humans.

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