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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

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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

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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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Radio Kitchen
7:30 am
Tue January 7, 2014

#1216 - Dumplings

January 7, 2013 - Radio Kitchen - Dumplings

Welcome to Radio Kitchen, I'm Al Spoler.   A few weeks ago I made sour beef and dumplings for some friends, and it reminded me how comforting a dumpling can be.  These little balls of cooked dough are simplicity in itself, and their ability to warm the cockles of are hearts in all of proportion to the work it takes to make them.  And Chef Jerry Pelligrino of Waterfront Kitchen, winter is a great time to visit this topic.

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Headlines
5:07 am
Tue January 7, 2014

Tuesday School Delays And Closings, Officials Call For Power Conservation While Cold Continues

Bitter cold has prompted 2-hour delays for schools in Baltimore City, Baltimore County, and Prince George’s County. Schools are closed in Cecil, Harford, and Washington Counties. A Code Blue Cold Weather Alert is in effect in Baltimore. And officials urge you to conserve power while the cold continues.

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Weekly Commentary
9:10 pm
Mon January 6, 2014

Carmela Coyle - January 7, 2014

Carmela Coyle is the President & CEO of the Maryland Hospital Association (MHA), a position she has held since July 2008. MHA is the advocate for Maryland hospitals, health systems, and the communities and patients they serve. In her role, Carmela is sharpening the association’s focus on advocacy and public policy. Quality and patient safety is a priority, where she is helping hospitals make health care in Maryland the safest in the nation. She is currently leading an effort to rethink the future of payment in Maryland and to both preserve and modernize Maryland’s Medicare waiver for the next 30 years. In addition to her post at MHA, Carmela also serves on the Board of the Maryland Patient Safety Center, the Maryland Healthcare Education Institute, and PRIME, MHA’s shared services organization.

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The Morning Economic Report
6:32 pm
Mon January 6, 2014

The Morning Economic Report - 1/8/14

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6:29 pm
Mon January 6, 2014

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6:23 pm
Mon January 6, 2014

The Morning Economic Report - 1/6/14

Headlines
5:47 am
Mon January 6, 2014

Monday School Delays, Bitter Cold Forecast, Miller Backs Legal Pot, & Other General Assembly Issues

Snow at Baltimore's Lake Montebello.
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Schools in Frederick and Harford counties are on two-hour delays. Bitter cold is forecast, with temperatures in single digits tonight and mid teens tomorrow. State Senate President Mike Miller backs marijuana legalization. Other issues going before the General Assembly. And more.

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Baltimore Stories
7:30 am
Fri January 3, 2014

Pure McKeldin!

The moment in history when Maryland;s Governor McKeldin announces to General Eisenhower that he (McKeldin) is "thinking of running for President myself"!

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