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Maryland Morning
8:50 am
Mon June 23, 2014

"Wild with Happy" at Center Stage

J. Wynn Rousuck reviews "Wild With Happy" at Center Stage.

Maryland Morning theater critic J. Wynn Rousuck has been to see "Wild With Happy" at Center Stage. She brings us this review.

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Maryland Morning
8:45 am
Mon June 23, 2014

A Visit to the Hubert V. Simmons Museum of Negro Leagues Baseball

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Tom talks with Ray Banks and Geraldine Day about the Hubert V. Simmons Museum of Negro Leagues Baseball in Owings Mills.

The Hubert V. Simmons Museum of Negro Leagues Baseball opened in late March.

Tom Hall recently traveled out to Owings Mills to pay a visit to the Museum, which illustrates the history of the Negro Baseball Leagues in America. He spoke with Ray Banks, the Museum's Ambassador, as well as Geraldine Day, widow of the Hall of Fame pitcher Leon Day.

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Headlines
8:03 am
Mon June 23, 2014

MD’s Primary Election Is Tuesday, O’Malley Speaks In Iowa, and Harris Seeks New Leadership Role

Rep. Andy Harris
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Maryland voters head to the polls Tuesday for the primary election; the polls will be open tomorrow from 7am to 8pm. We look at turnout during early voting. Plus: O’Malley speaks in Iowa, Harris seeks a new leadership role, the chikungunya virus surfaces in Maryland, news on the Baltimore County library system, and more.

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The Morning Economic Report
5:30 am
Mon June 23, 2014

Impact of Student Debt - 6/23/14

It is simply impossible to ignore the impact of student debt on the U.S. economy.  Before the recession, many state colleges, which educate about 70 percent of the nation’s students, reacted to state budget cuts by raising tuition.  Tuitions expanded even more quickly at many private colleges and universities.  Left with few good options, students and their families financed increasingly expensive college educations by relying more heavily upon student loans.

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Foreman And Wolf On Food And Wine
4:42 pm
Sun June 22, 2014

Pastry for Sunday

Midday with Dan Rodricks: Fri. June 20, 1-2 p.m.
10:23 am
Fri June 20, 2014

Midday Candidates' Week: Gansler

Attorney General Doug Gansler is one of three Democrats seeking his party’s nomination in Tuesday’s primary. Prior to serving eight years as Maryland’s top legal official, Gansler was the states attorney for Montgomery County. His gubernatorial priorities include streamlining government spending, cutting taxes, and diminishing the achievement-gap in Maryland schools. Guest host Nathan Sterner

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Midday with Dan Rodricks: Fri. June 20, 12-1 p.m.
10:18 am
Fri June 20, 2014

Midday Candidates' Week: Craig

Harford County Executive David Craig has been a Havre de Grace city councilman, its mayor, a member of the Maryland House of Delegates, and a state senator. And he’s one of four Republicans vying for his party’s nomination in next week’s gubernatorial primary. Among his top, would-be priorities: An elimination of the state’s personal income tax. He’d also slash government spending. His push: To make the state more economically competitive.

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Maryland Morning
9:00 am
Fri June 20, 2014

Expanding Mental Health Services in Howard County

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Sheilah talks with Donna Wells, the Executive Director of the Howard County Mental Health Authority.

It’s been six months since the shooting at the Mall in Columbia on January 25 that took the lives of two mall employees: 21-year-old Brianna Benlolo and 25-year-old Tyler Johnson. The shooter, 19-year-old Darion Marcus Aguilar, shot and killed himself.  

A couple months later, it was discovered that Aguilar had been searching online for mental health resources…at the same time he was acquiring a shotgun and ammunition. There are many county residents who don’t follow Aguilar’s path – but are in need of help with mental health issues.  

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Maryland Morning
8:45 am
Fri June 20, 2014

Are You Eating Too Much Protein?

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Tom Hall speaks with nutritionist Monica Reinagel.

Some of the most popular diet approaches emphasize protein in favor of carbohydrates and just about everything else.  But, certain researchers are concerned that most Americans are eating much more protein than they need. But, how much is too much? How much is enough? Tom Hall asks nutritionist Monica Reinagel.

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Headlines
7:53 am
Fri June 20, 2014

Early Voting Turnout, The AG Race, A Push For Progressives, & Cristo Rey’s College Acceptance Rate

Early voting is over; during the last 8 days, nearly 4.2% of eligible voters cast their ballots. Primary election day itself is Tuesday, June 24. A look at the race for state Attorney General… and the race for the 42nd District State Senate Seat. Plus: a push for progressives, Cristo Rey’s College Acceptance Rate, the MD Renaissance Festival looks like it’ll stay in Crownsville,  and more.

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