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Midday with Dan Rodricks: Thurs. April 10, 12-1 pm
11:44 am
Thu April 10, 2014

Baltimore Development News

Klaus Philipsen and Kevin Litten discuss Baltimore development news.

Baltimore Business Journal reporter Kevin Litten, and Baltimore architect Klaus Philipsen,  scope out Baltimore's busy commercial and residential development scene.

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Headlines
8:44 am
Thu April 10, 2014

Guns Released Without Background Checks, Medicare Payments, & A Profile Of Doug Gansler

Credit Jon Whitton via flickr

More data is coming out about the guns released without background checks over the past year, due to a massive backlog in background check requests and a loophole in Maryland’s gun sale law. Plus: Medicare payments, a look back at the 2014 General Assembly session, a profile of state Attorney General (and Democratic gubernatorial candidate) Doug Gansler, and more.

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Baltimore's Future with David Warnock
8:36 am
Thu April 10, 2014

Baltimore's Future: Deana Haggag on the Nomadic Museum

Deana Haggag
Credit Katie Simmons-Barth

In this episode of "Baltimore's Future," David Warnock speaks with Deana Haggag.

On today's episode of "Baltimore's Future," David Warnock speaks with Deana Haggag, director of The Contemporary, a nomadic Baltimore museum.

Haggag defines nomadic museums, and discusses one historic Baltimore location where she would like to place an exhibit.

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The Morning Economic Report
5:30 am
Thu April 10, 2014

Consumer Purchases - 4/10/14

Americans have been altering how they buy what they buy, with Internet sales grabbing market share in recent years.  But consumers aren’t just shifting how they make purchases, but also what they’re buying.  For decades, Americans purchases of basics like laundry detergent and toothpaste roughly kept pace with the economy’s overall rate of economic expansion.  

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The First Five Years
4:40 pm
Wed April 9, 2014

The First Five Years: Childhood Mental Health

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The First Five Years episode on "Childhood Mental Health."

If left untreated, a mental health problem can delay a child’s normal development and lead to more severe problems later on. It’s good to know there are others that parents can turn to and trust. Maryland Family Network mental health specialists, work directly with child care providers, children and parents, to identify and solve problems.  Together you can decide if it’s just growing pains or something more.

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Maryland Morning
12:36 pm
Wed April 9, 2014

How to Bridge the Gender Pay Gap

Senator Barbara Mikulski of Maryland speaking at a press conference for the Paycheck Fairness Act.

 

Sheilah Kast talks with law professor Deborah Eisenberg about the gender pay gap.

President Obama signed an executive order yesterday that is intended to help even out the gender pay gap.   It would require federal contractors to allow employees to share salary information with each other.  

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Midday with Dan Rodricks: Wed. April 9 1-2 p.m.
10:23 am
Wed April 9, 2014

The Ivy League and Vietnam

Most, but not all, soldiers who served in the Vietnam War came from less advantaged backgrounds.

Loopholes in the draft helped many young, well-educated men dodge the Vietnam War. But not all Ivy Leaguers chose to do so. This hour, we'll hear from Phil Schaefer, Alan McKee and Bill Riggs, three Dartmouth College graduates with connections to Maryland, who contributed to a new book of essays, “Dartmouth Veterans—Vietnam Perspectives.”

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Midday with Dan Rodricks: Wed. April 9 12-1 p.m.
10:18 am
Wed April 9, 2014

Ed Battles

The new Common Core curriculum has come under attack from parents and teachers nationwide.

A look at three education battles in Maryland. Dan talks with Liz Bowie, education reporter for The Baltimore Sun, about the controversial Common Core curriculum. Then: Harford County Executive David Craig and Ryan Burbey of the Harford County Education Association, on what Burbey says is a dire lack of adequate school funding there.

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Maryland Morning
9:45 am
Wed April 9, 2014

Taking Time to Just Be

Loyola psychologist Robert Wicks.

Sheilah Kast talks with psychologist Robert Wicks.

Dr. Robert Wicks is a clinical psychologist on the faculty of Loyola University Maryland. In his latest book, "Perspective: The Calm Within the Storm," he writes about ways to approach thinking, meditation, and the narratives we tell ourselves about our lives.

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Maryland Morning
8:45 am
Wed April 9, 2014

Singer-Songwriter Caleb Stine's "Maybe God Is Lonely Too"

"Maybe God Is Lonely Too" album cover art
Credit Caleb Stine

Tom Hall talks with singer-songwriter Caleb Stine about his new album.
Caleb Stine is a thoughtful, incisive singer-songwriter who’s had an undeniable impact on the Maryland music scene with his work with the Brakeman and a host of other regular collaborators.  He’s about to release his sixth solo album, a collection of songs that are haunting, probing, and wholly gratifying.  The last couple of times Caleb has appeared on the show, we’ve played the music of Woody Guthrie and Pete Seeger together. This morning, it’ll be all Caleb, as Tom Hall talks to him about the new CD, called "Maybe God is Lonely Too. " 

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